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School Summer Reading Lists: 5-8

Westerly Middle School Suggested Titles Summer Reading 2018

Students can read whatever they choose but these are the titles

recommended for those who need a suggestion.


KRARI 2018

First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez



Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Skeleton Tree by Ian Lawrence

The Trail by Meika Hashimoto

Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart  (In Teen Space-1st floor)


Graphic Novels

Time Museum by Matthew Loux (On Rooster Book Shelf)

Real Friends by Shannon Hale

Bad Island by Doug TenNapel

Nameless City by Faith Hicks (Additional copy in Teen Space-1st floor)



Boy in the Striped Pajamas* by John Boyne (In Teen Space-1st floor)

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Armstrong & Charlie by Steven Frank (IOn RI Middle School Book Award Shelf)



The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Holes by Louis Sachar (Additional copy in Teen Space-1st floor)

Click Here to Start by Denis Markell (In Teen Space-1st floor)

The Lie Tree* by Frances Hardinge (In Teen Space- 1st floor)


Mustaches for Maddie by Chad Morris  (On Rooster Book Shelf)

Long Way Down* by Jason Reynolds  (In Teen Space-1st floor)

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson  (Additional copy in Teen Space-1st floor)

Orbiting Jupiter* by Gary Schmidt (In Teen Space-1st floor)


True Stories

Rad American Women A to Z by Kate Schatz

Undefeated by Steve Seinkin  (Additional copy in Teen Space-1st floor)

No Summit Out of Sight by Jordan Romero (In Teen Space-1st floor)

I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai (Additional copy in Teen Space-1st floor)


*for mature readers