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School Summer Reading Lists: 5-8

Westerly Middle School Suggested Titles Summer Reading 2019

Students can read whatever they choose but these are the titles

recommended for those who need a suggestion.


KRARI 2018

Sanity and Tallulah by Molly Brooks


The World Below by Wesley King

Click Here to Start by Denis Markell 

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart


Graphic Novels

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Nameless City by Faith Hicks

Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol

Maus by Art Spiegelman  *



The Secret Keepers by Trenton Lee Stewart

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Inn Between by Marina Cohen

True Stories

Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood

I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson 

The Faithful Spy by John Hendrix


Train of Lost Things by Ammi-Joan Paquette

Estranged by Ethan M. Aldridge

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwad

Night Books by J.A White


Friends & Family

The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor

Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow *

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros


*for mature readers