Summer Reading Lists

Summer Reading

Tredyffrin Easttown Summer Reading

Tredyffrin/Easttown Middle School
Valley Forge Middle School
Conestoga High School


Tredyffrin Easttown/Valley Forge Middle School

5th Grade

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Physical book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

6th Grade-Read at least one of the following

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Physical book
 Audiobook on CD
 eBook
 Digital Audiobook

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

Physical book
eBook

7th & 8th Grades-Read at least two of the following titles from the PYRCA 2018-19 list

All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

The Enemy: Detroit, 1954 by Sara Holbrook

Physical book
eBook

The Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner

Physical book
eBook

Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes

Physical book
eBook

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Mayday by Karen Harrington

Physical book
eBook

Moo by Sharon Creech

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Orphan Train Girl (The Young Readers’ Edition) by Christina Baker Kline

Physical book
Audiobook on CD

The Poe Estate by Polly Shulman

Physical book
Audiobook on CD

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Restart by Gordon Korman

Physical book
eBook

Scar: A Revolutionary War Tale by     J. Albert Mann

Physical book
eBook

Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard by Jonathan Auxier

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook

Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key

Physical book
eBook

The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook

Conestoga High School

9th Grades-World Literature: Honors students should read at least three of the following titles. All other students should read at least two of the following titles

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Chasing King’s Killer by James L. Swanson

Physical book
eBook
Digital Audiobook

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Far From the Tree by Robin Benway

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home by Nicole George

Physical book
eBook

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Physical book
eBook

The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord
Physical book
eBook
One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus
Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook
A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck

Physical book
eBook
Digital Audiobook

They Both Die in the End by Adam Silvera
Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook
Warcross by Marie Lu

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

American Literature Honors: Students should read at least two of the following titles

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

Physical book
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

American Literature (Accelerated)

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Physical book
eBook
Digital Audiobook

 

American Literature (Academic/Seminar): Students should read at least one of the following titles

How I Became a Ghost by Tim Tingle

Physical book

My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson

Physical book

Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Physical book
eBook

AP Literature & Composition: Students should read both of the following titles

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

British Literature (Honors): Students should read both of the following titles

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

British Literature (Accelerated):

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Comparative Literature (Honors & Accelerated): Students should read both of the following titles

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook

Silas Marner by George Eliot

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

AP Language & Composition: Students should read both of the following titles

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

Physical book
eBook

Honors Language & Composition: Students should read both of the following titles

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

Physical book
eBook

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

Accelerated/Academic Language & Composition: Students should read the following title, paying close attention to the chapters listed on the right

What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell

Physical book
Audiobook on CD
eBook
Digital Audiobook

 

Pay particular attention to the following nine (9) chapters:
• The Ketchup Conundrum
• True Colors
• What the Dog Saw
• Million-Dollar Murray
• Something Borrowed
• The Art of Failure
• Most Likely to Succeed
• Dangerous Minds
• Troublemakers

Writer’s Craft (Honors & Accelerated)

On Writing by Stephen King

Physical book
eBook
Digital Audiobook