8th grade reading list 2011 - Billerica Reads_ by qingyunliuliu

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									8th Grade Summer Reading List


Realistic Fiction                   Briar Rose
Adventures of the Blue Avenger        by Jane Yolan
  by James Howe                     A Curse as Dark as Gold
The Boy who Saved Baseball            by Elizabeth Bunce
  by John Ritter                    Ender’s Game
Flush                                 by Orson Scott Card
  by Carl Hiassen                   The Game of Sunken Places
Heat                                  by M.T. Anderson
  by Mike Lupica                    Gossamer
Kira Kira                             by Lois Lowry
  by Cynthia Kadohata               A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place     by Doug Adams
  by E. Konigsburg                  I, Robot
Prom                                  by Isaac Asimov
  by Laurie Halse Anderson          Life as We Knew It
Ruby Holler                           by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  by Sharon Creech                  The Lost Years of Merlin Series
Samurai Shortstop                     by T.A. Barron
  by Alan Gratz                     Oh. My. Gods.
The Schwa was Here                    by Tera Lynn Childs
  by Neal Shusterman                Pretties
Seek                                  by Scott Westerfield
  by Paul Fleischman                Skellig
Sunrise Over Fallujah                 by David Almond
  by Walter Dean Myers              Snakehead
Surviving the Applewhites             by Wendy Lamb
  by Stephanie Tolan                Things Not Seen
Tangerine                             by Andrew Clements
  by Edward Bloor                   Uglies
Ten Things I Hate About Me            by Scott Westerfield
  by Randa Abdel-Fattah             A Wizard of Earthsea (any of the trilogy)
The Truth About Forever               by Ursula K. LeGuin
  by Sarah Dessen                   Zel (Rapunzel)
Trouble                               by Donna Jo Napoli
  by Gary Schmidt
Whale Talk                          Historical Fiction
  by Chris Crutcher                 The Astonishing Life of Octavian
                                    Nothing, Series
Science Fiction/Fantasy              by M. T. Anderson
Airborn                             The Art of Keeping Cool
 by Kenneth Oppel                    by Janet Lisle
The Angel Factory                   Bog Child
 by Blacker                          by Siobhan Dowd
Beast                               The Boy Who Dared
 by Donna Jo Napoli                  by Susan Campbell
Bound                               Chains
 by Donna Jo Napoli                  by Laurie Halse Anderson
8th Grade Summer Reading List


The Code Talkers                      Killing Mr. Griffin
 by Joseph Bruchac                      by Lois Duncan
Copper Sun                            The Last Shot
 by Sharon Draper                       by John Feinstein
Crispin Series                        The Secret Twin
 by Avi                                 by Orenstein
Fever,1793                            Silent to the Bone
 by Laurie Halse Anderson               by E. Konigsburg
Frederick by Richter                  Something Wicked This Way
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster     Comes
Boy by Gary Schmidt                     by Ray Bradbury
Milkweed                              Alex Rider Series
 by Jerry Spinelli                      by Anthony Horowitz
Shakespeare Stealer
 by Blackwood                         Nonfiction/Biography
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break       An American Plague
 by Lensey Wamioka                      by Jim Murphy
Under the Blood Red Sun               A Brief History of Time
 by Graham Salisbury                    by Stephen Hawkins
Witch Child                           Chinese Cinderella
 by Rees                                by Adeline Yen Mah
                                      Eleven Seconds: A story of Tragedy,
Mystery/Suspense/                     Courage and Triumph by Travis Roy
Adventure                             Falling Leaves
And Then There Were None                by Adeline Yen Mah
  by Agatha Christie                  Hana’s Suitcase
The Body of Christopher Creed           by Ellen Levine
  by Carol Plum-Ucci                  Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s
Cirque du Freak Series                Shadow
  by Darren Shan                       by Susan Bartoletti
The Diamond of Drury Lane             Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  by Julia Golding                      by Harriet Jacobs
Dovey Coe                             In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy
  by Dowell                           of the Whaleship Essex
Down the Rabbie Hole: an Echo Falls     by Nathaniel Philbrick
Mystery                               Into Thin Air
 by Peter Abrahams                      by Jon Krakauer
Framed                                The Life and Death of Adolph Hitler
  by Robert Boyce                       by James Cross Giblin
The Hound of The Baskervilles         The Many Rides of Paul Revere
  by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle             by James Cross Giblin
I Am The Cheese                       Warriors Don’t Cry
  by Robert Cormier                     by Melba Patillo Beals and Anne
The Killer’s Cousin
  by Nancy Werlin

								
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