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Phone: 716-492-1961
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Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library

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Pioneer Middle School Summer Reading Lists by grade student is entering in September:

5th Grade

Title, Author Available at DYPL:

Ribsy, Beverly Cleary

The Talking Earth, Jean Craighead George

There's an Owl in the Shower, Jean Craighead George

The Magic Finger, Roald Dahl

The Lemonade War, Jacquline Davies

The Capture, Kathryn Lasky

Catwings, Ursula LeGuin

Magic Treehouse Research Guide: Rain Forests, Mary Pope Osborne

Who Was Walt Disney? Whitney Stewart

Meet Josefina, Valerie Tripp

2030: A Day in the Life of Tomorrow's Kids, Amy Zuckerman

Click Here to search for titles as E-Books or E-Audio Books

6th Grade Fiction:

Title, Author Available at DYPL:
Absolutely Almost, by Lisa Graff
A Week in the Woods, Andrew Clements
Because of Mr. Terupt, Rob Buyea
Force Out, Tim Green
Heat, Mike Lupica
Mick Harte was Here, Barbarra Park
Rules, Cynthia Lord
Al Capone Does My Shirts,  Gennifer Choldenko
Nory Rynan's Song,  Patricia Reilly Giff
The Watson's Go to Birmingham,  Christopher Paul Curtis
Weasel, Cynthia DeFalice
11 Birthdays,  Wendy Mass
Breadcrumbs,  Anne Ursu
Flora and Ulysses: the Illustrated Adventure, Kate DiCamillo
The Fourteenth Goldfish, Jennifer L. Holm
Gregor the Overlander, Suzanne Collins 
The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Chris Grabberstein
Flush,  Carl Hiassen
Runaway Twin, Peg Krehert
Wait till Helen comes: A Ghost Story, Mary Downing Hahn
Peak, by Roland Smith
Who Could That Be at This Hour?,  Lemony Snicket 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
Joey Pigza Sawllowed the Key, Jack Gantos
Summer Reading is Killing Me, Jon Sciezka
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading, Tom Greenwald
Penny From Heaven,  Jennifer L. Holm
The Skin I'm In,  Sharon Flake
The Best School Year Ever, Barbara Robinson

The 39 Clues, Rick Riordan et al.(Books #1-11)
Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling (all 7 titles in Books, Books on CD, DVD's, E-Reader Books & E-Audio Books)
Dear America/My America/My Name is America Series,  Various Authors
Goddess Girls Series, Joan Holub
Harry Potter Series, by J.K. Rowling
I Survived Series, Lauren Tarshis
Origami Yoda Series, Tom Angleberger

Click here to search for titles as E-Books or E-Audio Books

6th Grade Non-Fiction:

Title, Author, Formats Available at DYPL:

Baby Whale Rescue:The True Story of JJ , Caroline Arnold

Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, Gene Barretta

The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-new Colors, Chris Barton

Mythology: Oh My Gods & Goddesses, by Mary Frances Budzik

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System, Joanna Cole

Rick Riordan,Greg Tang

Shake, Rattle, and Roll: The Founders of Rock and Roll, Holly George-Warren

For Love of Chimps: The Jane Goodall Story, Martha E. Kendall

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth, by Kathryn Lasky

Oh, Rats!- The Story of Rats and People, Albert Martin,

The Tarantula Scientist, Sy Montgomery

The Quest for the Tree Kangaroo, Sy Montgomery

Dewey the Library Cat, Vicki Myron

We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro Baseball League, Kadir Nelson

Magic Tree House Pirates: A non-fiction companion to "Pirates Past Noon," by Will & Mary Pope Osborne

Who Was Steve Jobs? Pam Pollack

Drawing From Memory, Allen Say

Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories about Growing Up Scieszka, Jon Scieszka

Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, Steve Sheinkin

Horses, Seymour Simon,

Sharks, Seymour Simon,

Who Was Sally Ride? by Megan Stine

Math Appeal, Greg Tang

7th Grade Suggested Reading
Title, Author, Formats Available at DYPL:
Fever, 1793,  by Laurie Halse Anderson
One-Handed Catch, by M. J. Auch
Tuck Everlasting,Natalie Babbitt
Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett
The Boy Who Dared,  by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Poison Most Vial: a mystery, by Benedict Carey
Waiting For Normal, by Leslie Connor
City of Ember,Jeanne DuPrau
Running Out of Time, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Chomp,by Carl Hiaasen
Crossing the Wire, Will Hobbs
Poison Ivy, Amy Goldman Koss
Hattie Big Sky, by Kirby Larson
Million Dollar Throw, by Mike Lupica
The Rock and the River, by Kekla Magoon
Private Peaceful, Michael Morpurgo
A Single Shard,Linda Sue Park
The Great Gilly Hopkins, Katherine Paterson
The True Meaning of Smekday, Adam Rex
The Fourth Stall, by Chris Rylander
Bigger Than a Bread Box, by Laurel Snyder
When You Reach Me, Rebecca Stead
The Emerald Atlas, by John Stephens
Fiction Series:
Gallagher Girls, by Ally Carter
Last Apprentice, by Joseph Delaney
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, by John Grisham
Maximum Ride, James Patterson
Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket
The Uglies, by Scott Westerfeld

Malala Yousafazai and the Girls of Pakistan, by David Aretha
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas: The story Behind an American Friendship, by Russell Freedman
The Civil War, Kerry A. Graves
Biology, by Dan Green
Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice, by Phillip M. Hoose
Moonbird: a Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor, by Phillip M. Hoose
World Without FIsh, by Mark Kurlansky
We've Got a Job: the 1963 Birmingham Children's March, by Cynthia Levinson
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas, by Jim Ottoviani & Maris Wicks
Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books, Gary Paulsen
How Angel Peterson Got His Name--and Other Outrageous Tales About Extreme Sports, by Gary Paulsen
A Child Called "It," Dave Pelzer
Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food, by Eric Schlosser
Buried Alive! How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep Under the Chilean Desert, by Elaine Scott
Byrd & Igloo: A Polar Adventure, by Samantha Seiple
Chasing Lincoln's Killer, James L. Swanson

8th Grade Fiction:

Title, Author:
Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson
Tangerine,Edward Bloor (Book, E-Book)
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War II, by Joseph Bruchac
Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
Walk Two Moon, by Sharon Creech
The London Eye Mystery, by Siobhan Dowd
Dark Life, by Kat Falls
The House of the Scorpion, by Nancy Farmer
Under the Egg, by Laura Max Fitzgerald
Mind's Eye, by Paul Fleischman
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
If I Ever Get Out of Here, by Eric Gansworth
Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos
Football Genius, by Tim Green
My life in Pink & Green, by Lisa Greenwald
Uprising, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
172 Hours on the Moon, by John Harstad
Hoot, by Carl Hiassen
One for the Murphy's, by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin
Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelson
Dairy Queen, by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Monster, by Walter Dean Myers
A Monster Calls, by Patrick Ness

Criss Cross, by Lynne Rae Perkins

Endangered, by Eliot Schrefer

Between Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie, by Jordan Sonnenblick

Fiction Series:
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, by Ann Brashares
Matched trilogy, by Ally Condie
Maze Runner series, by James Dashner
Ranger's Apprentice, by John Flanagan
The Giver Quartet,  by Lois Lowry
Heroes of Olympus series, by Rick Riordan
Divergent series, by  Veronica Roth
The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings series, by J.R.R.Tolkien

8th Grade Non-Fiction:

Title, Author, Formats Available at DYPL:

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleford and the Endurance, Jennifer Armstrong

Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves Who Sided with the British during the American Revolution, Margaret Whitman Blair

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous, Georgia Bragg

This Star won't Go Out: the Life & Words of Esther Grace Earl, by Esther Earl

Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but true Story About Brain Science, by John Fleischman

Amelia Lost: the Life & Disappearance of Amelia Earhart, by Candance Fleming

The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne & Otto H. Frank

Children of the Great Depression, by Russell Freedman

Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schultz, Beverly Gherman

Marley: A Dog Like No Other, by John Grogan

Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to get Back on the Board, Bethany Hamilton

Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand

Red-Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, Ji-Li Jiang

Bouncing Back: Dealing with the Stuff Life Throws at You, Jami L. Jones

The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible, by Leon Leyson

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism & Changed the World, Sy Montgomery

The Greatest: Muhammad Ali, Walter Dean Myers

The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids: the Secrets Behind What You Eat, by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets behind What You Eat, Michael Pollan

Air-Raid-Pearl Harbor: The Story of December 7, 1941,Theodore Taylor

Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot," Michael O. Tunnel

Night, Elie Wiesel

Pioneer High School Summer Reading List

Students Taking English 9 Honors

Choose ONE:
A Separate Peace, by John Knowles
The Secret Life of Bees , by Sue Monk Kidd
 (A Chapter Summary assignment is due on the first day of class in September) – See Miss Bookmiller’s Website

Students Taking English 10 Honors

Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck   

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
 (A Chapter Summary assignment is due on the first day of class in September) – See Miss Bookmiller’s Website

Students Taking Junior AP (English 11)


Frankenstein,  by Mary Shelley
Choose ONE:

Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte
Tess of the d’Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy
Choose ONE:
1984, by George Orwell
Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw
Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

(Journal Entry assignments for each work are due on the first class in September)

Students Taking AP English (12)\

Edith Hamilton's Mythology--> Part One (The Gods, The Creation, and the Earliest Heroes) and Part Two ( Stories of Love and Adventure) --( in my book this is pg 24- 145)
Choose ONE:
The Turn of The Screw, by Henry James

Daisy Miller, by Henry James
Choose ONE:
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte (allowed only if not previously read in Jr. AP)

The Handmaid’s Tale,by Margaret Atwood