Suggested Summer Reading List Author Title Genre Avi Never Mind! A Twin Novel Humorous Fiction Choldenko Gennifer Al Capone Does My Shirts Humorous Fiction Coifer Eoin Artemis Fowl series Fantasy Funke Cornelia Inkheart, Inkspell, Inkdeath Fantasy Gaiman Neil The Graveyard Book Fantasy/Suspense Gantos Jack A Hole in My Life Autobiography MALDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS Hiassen Carl Hoot Mystery 2011 SUMMER READING LIST Henkes Kevin Olive's Ocean Realistic Fiction For Students Entering Grade 7 Horowitz Anthony Alex Rider series Suspense June 2011 Lupica Mike Heat and other titles Nonfiction MacHale D.J. Pendragon series Fantasy Dear Parents/Guardians, Mah Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella Historical Fiction The Malden Public Schools’ 2011 summer reading list is your ticket to Myers Walter Dean The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Nonfiction adventurous travels through books. We hope you and your family will read Myers Walter Dean Slam and other titles Sports Fiction about other countries, cultures, and people all over the world. Naylor Phyllis R. Alice series Realistic Fiction Oppel Kenneth Silverwing and others in series Fantasy Students are required to read 3 books from the list or books of their own Paolini Christopher Eragon and other titles Fantasy choosing. Books can be read by students on their own or with a partner during the Philbrick Rodman Last Book in the Universe Fantasy summer. Partners for reading out loud can be parents, guardians, brothers, sisters or Pullman Phillip Golden Compass and other titles Fantasy other interested caregivers. Shan Darren Cirque du Freak series Fantasy Students must list the 3 books they have read on the Reading Log and complete Sitomer Alan The Hoopster Sports a Reading Response for any one book. Help your child complete the Reading Trueman Terry Stuck in Neutral Suspense Response by discussing books they have read or books that have been read to them. Van Draanen Wendelin Flipped Realistic Fiction Click Here to Find Out How I Survived We encourage you to visit the Malden Public Library regularly with your child. The Vega Denise 7th Grade Realistic Fiction library has copies of the summer reading books, offers fun children’s activities for free, and runs a Summer Reading Program that provides special incentives to Walden Mark H.I.V.E. series Adventure children who read two or more hours each week. Wasserman Robin Chasing Yesterday series Adventure Newbery Award Winners Extra forms will be available at the Malden Public Library and on the Malden Public Schools’ website: www.malden.mec.edu. Students must return completed forms to their school in September. Sincerely, Sid Smith Superintendent of Schools Summer Reading Log Keep a list of the books you read by yourself or that someone reads MALDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS to you during the summer vacation. 2011 S U M M E R R E A D I N G L I S T Title Author 1. ____________________________ _________________________ For Students Entering Grade 7 2. ____________________________ _________________________ 3. ____________________________ _________________________ 4. ____________________________ _________________________ 5. ____________________________ _________________________ 6. ____________________________ _________________________ 7. ____________________________ _________________________ 8. ____________________________ _________________________ 9. ____________________________ _________________________ 10. ____________________________ _________________________ Student’s Name: (print) _______________________ Grade in August ____ Student’s Signature:_____________________________________________ Parent’s/Guardian’s Signature: ____________________________________ Bring your list to your new teacher in August. Images are copyrighted. Contact the CSLP at email@example.com for more information. You Are Here is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.