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Cranston Public Schools - Summer Reading: 2017 Middle School



All students are responsible for completing the following work during the summer. This work will be collected, graded, and will count towards your first quarter grade.

Independent Reading Response

  • Students are to choose two books from the 2017 Summer Reading Suggestions or any book that has an Accelerated Reader Quiz (check to see if your book has a quiz available). This list is just a suggested list! Students at Park View and Bain will take an Accelerated Reader Quiz as well.
  • After reading the books, student will choose any two questions to answer about EACH book. Each response should be at least two paragraphs that answer the questions using evidence from the texts. The questions can be found here.
  • This assignment should be completed for the first day of school and will count as two quiz grades.
  • Check out all that the Cranston Public Library has to offer HERE.

RI Middle School Book Award Nominees

Build a Better World

Graphic Novels Grades 6-8

Suggested Authors- Read anything by one of these authors!

Laurie Halse Anderson

Kiera Cass

Cassandra Clare

Carl Deuker

Tim Green

Jenny Han

Erin Hunter

Gordon Korman

Mike Lupica

Marissa Meyer

Ransom Riggs

Rick Riordin

Jerry Spinelli

Rachel Vail

Gary Schmidt

Kenneth Oppel

Louis Sachar

Carl Hiaasen

Charles Higson

Kwame Alexander

Jo Knowles

Jennifer Nielsen

Neil Gaiman

Patrick Ness

Terry Trueman

Will Hobbs

Anthony Horowitz

R.J. Polacio

Walter Dean Myers

Holly Black

Marie Lu

James Dashner

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Garth Nix

Tom McNeal

Tamora Pierce


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