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George J. Peters School Library: Middle School Summer Reading Suggestions

Make Some Noise!

RIMSBA 2024 Nonfiction Nominees

Kids Read Across RI

ALA Award Winners

Past RIMSBA Nominees or Winners


You may also choose to read any past RIMSBA nominee or winner!

Suggested Authors- Read any book by the following authors

Katherine Arden

K.R. Alexander

Barbara Dee

Natasha Friend

April Henry
Jacqueline Woodson
Nic Stone

Ruta Sepetys

Jason Reynolds
Kiera Cass
Carl Deuker

Neil Gaiman

Tim Green
Mary Downing Hahn
Jenny Han
Erin Hunter
Gordon Korman
Mike Lupica

James Patterson

Rick Riordin
Gary Schmidt
Charles Higson
Kwame Alexander
Will Hobbs
Anthony Horowitz
Walter Dean Myers
James Dashner
Margaret Peterson Haddix

Renee Watson

Kayla Miller


Cranston Public School students have access to books through Sora. To log in, go to, click on Clever and click on the Sora app to discover thousands of e-books and audiobooks!


CPL Summer Reading Programs

Click on the icon above to see the teen programs available at CPL this summer!

RIMSBA 2024 Fiction Nominees


All annotations courtesy of Follett and the RIMSBA website.

The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program, is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services, with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The Rhode Island Middle School Book Award titles are chosen by a statewide committee of teachers and librarians.  Please note that not all books are suitable for all readers; parents should assist in choosing appropriate content for their child.

RIMSBA 2024 Graphic Novels

CPS/CPL Librarian Faves!

Great Graphic Novels