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East Greenwich School District Summer Work: High School Recommended Reading Lists

Work students from Cole Middle School and East Greenwich High School are expected to complete over the summer, prior to school opening.

Reading Expectations for Students in Grades 9-12

Reading Expectations for Students in Grades 9-12

  • Select one book from any of the high school reading lists provided here (click on the images below to view lists).
  • The expectation, upon returning to school, is that you will be able to communicate your understanding of your chosen book through either a writing or speaking assignment. You may, but are not required to, use one of the following organizers: 

High School Recommended Reading Lists

Rhode Island Teen Book Award  RI Latino Books Award  Read Across Rhode Island  Alex Book Award 
 Coretta Scott King Award  National Book Award  Newbery Award    
Rainbow Book Award  Walter Book Award  YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for YA  Young Adult Science Book Award

  • Please note that while it is not possible for your child’s teacher to have read a majority of the books on the lists we’ve provided, the selections have been vetted by well-respected panels of library media specialists and preteen/adolescent educators.
  • We strongly advise parents/guardians to preview the content and summaries of the book options before their child chooses one to read. This will help families work together to choose a book that best fits the student’s interests, reading level, and maturity level.
  • All of the book titles on the lists are available in print for free at the public library.  Many books are also available in digital format as eBooks, audiobooks, books on CD, and portable media players (Playaway) at the public library.

Access to Free Books in East Greenwich