Camden Middle School’s summer reading program is your chance to receive rewards and get off to a
great start for next year – all while you are reading books that interest you! Follow these 2 easy steps
for a slam dunk in summer reading!
1. REQUIRED: Choose one (1) book from the 2011 Junior Book Award nominees listed below and
read it. Then read one (1) other book of your choice. That’s 2 books total.
Complete the Remembering Summer Reading sheet. This form will be your ticket to a good
grade for summer reading. You will be given the form on the first day of school and you must
return it on or before SEPTEMBER 2nd.
2. FOR FUN & RECOGNITION: Log all your reading minutes on the log sheet provided. You may
get books and reading logs from your librarian or at our CMS Book Swap Station in the CMS
office (summer hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to
4:30 p.m.). As part of the Bounce into Summer Reading with a Good Book campaign, students
who log the most minutes will receive special rewards and will be invited to participate in our
CMS Summer Reading Celebration! Prizes, Popsicles, Outdoor Fun!
Choose 1: 2011-2012 Junior Book Award Nominees List:
All the Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg (lexile 680)
Also Known as Harper by Ann Leal (lexile 800)
Anything but Typical by Nora Baskin (lexile 640)
Bystander by James Preller (lexile 600)
Callie’s Rules by Naomi Zucker (lexile -- )
Demon King by Cinda Chima (lexile 760)
Faith, Hope and Ivy June by Phyllis Naylor (lexile 900)
Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry (lexile 850)
If the Witness Lied by Caroline Cooney (lexile 670)
Indigo Notebook by Laura Resau (lexile 780 )
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (lexile 790)
Lifting the Sky by Mackie D’Arge (lexile 800)
Marching for Freedom by Elizabeth Partridge (lexile 960)
Mission Control: This is Apollo by Andrew Chaikin (lexile 1150)
Operation Redwood by Terrell French (lexile 700)
Potato Chips Puzzles by Eric Berlin (lexile 650)
Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman (lexile 740)
Slob by Ellen Potter (lexile 740)
Taste for Red by Lewis Harris (lexile 720) Books are also available at book stores
War Games by Audrey Couloumbis (lexile --) and at Kershaw County Public Library.