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Summer 2019 Reading Recommendations

Download our Summer Reading Recommendations on this page! This list is completely updated with titles in English, French, Russian, German, and Spanish. Have a great summer, and happy reading!

June 24th, 2019|

Library Books Due Friday!

Please return all library books by Friday, 21 June! Families will be invoiced for the cost of replacing library materials that are not returned by Friday, 21 June.

June 14th, 2019|

Summer Reads

This week’s recommendations- “Summer Reads”

Senior: Scythe; Dracula; Daily Life During the French Revolution; Making Music for Games; All the News Unfit to Print; The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Middle: Grounded; Ticket to India; As Brave as You; Show Me the Money; The Red Baron; Rebound

Junior: Secret Coders; Short; Guts & Glory: The Vikings; Investigating a Car Crash; Negatives Attract; Pippa Morgan’s Diary

June 7th, 2019|

Technology

This week’s recommendations- “Technology”

Senior: Ready Player One; Reinventing Comics: How imagination and technology are reinventing an art form; Username: Regenerated; My (Secret) YouTube Life; A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E.; Girl Online

Middle: Smash! Exploring the mysteries of the universe with the large hadron collider; Mortal Engines; The Story of Inventions; Kids Inventing; 1000 Inventions & Discoveries; Hero.com

Junior: Jack & the Geniuses, Simple Machines; Ancient RomanTechnology; The Time Traveling Sandwich Bites Back; Robots; How Things Work

May 31st, 2019|

Survivors!

This week’s recommendations- “Survivors”

Senior: Suffragettes; An Inconvenient Truth; A Long Way Gone; I Am Malala; Night; Gandhi: My life is my message

Middle: Surviving Middle School; I Survived: Five epic disasters; Sky: A true story of courage during WWII; Anne Frank; Nelson Mandela; Triumph on Everest

Junior: The Story of Slavery; Planet in Peril; The Atlas of Endangered Animals; Virginia Hall: WWII spy; Anne Frank; Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with words

May 24th, 2019|

All the World’s a Stage

This week’s recommendations- “All the World’s a Stage”

Senior: Hamilton (vocal selections); Eyes of the World; Hair and Makeup in Theater; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; Othello; His Dark Materials (the plays)

Middle: Photos Framed; You’ve Got Talent; Romeo & Juliet; Hamlet; Antony & Cleopatra; Starring Tracy Beaker

Junior: The Book of Dance; Children’s Book of Music; Tudor Theatre; Macbeth; Phoebe Finds Her Voice; Singing Sensation

May 10th, 2019|

More New Books!

This week’s recommendations- “More New Books!”

Senior: Choreography and Dance in Theater; Brief Answers to the Big Questions; Educated; Are Graphic Music Lyrics Harmful?; Cold War Capitalism; How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer

Middle: Five Epic Disasters; Physics: Understanding the Properties of Matter and Energy; Abracadabra; The Survival Guide to Bullying; Women, Minorities, and Changing Social Structures; D.I.Y. Bake Sale

Junior: Gross Facts About Vikings; How to Live Like a Stone-Age Hunter; Urban Legends: Mary Celeste; Machines and Weaponry of World War I; Simple Machines; Rivers and Mountains

May 3rd, 2019|

New Books!

This week’s recommendations- “New Books!”

Senior: Heads Up Psychology; Mass Media; Guerrilla Warfare; Suffragettes; All the News Unfit to Print; The Native American Struggle

Middle: How to Beat Psychological Bullying; Why’d They Wear That?; The Tween Book; Changing Roles, Changing Lives; Manchester United; Miles to go for Freedom

Junior: Investigating a Car Crash; Monsters of the Deep; 50 Brain Games; The Highest Mountains; Gnarly Sports Injuries; Energy and Movement

April 26th, 2019|

New Fiction

This week’s recommendations- “New Fiction”

Senior: The Hate U Give; The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting; The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue; Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage; Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; Buffalo Soldier

Middle: The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora; Sky Song; Fish in a Tree; Swing it, Sunny; In Real Life; Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer

Junior: Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild; Pippa Morgan’s Diary; Splatoon; Mia in the Mix; A Sneer Death Experience; Katie and the Cupcake Cure

March 29th, 2019|

New Nonfiction

This week’s recommendations- “New Nonfiction”

Senior: Women in Literature; Cold War Capitalism; Video Games, Violence, and Crime; Statistics and Probability; Daily Life During the French Revolution; GCSE Film Studies

Middle: Eyewitness to the Russian Revolution; Biology: Understanding Matter; Gender, Equality and Identity Rights; Migration and Refugees; Thrills, Skills and Molehills

Junior: Brutal Games! History’s Most Dangerous Sports; Cristiano Ronaldo; Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; Food and Cooking in Ancient Greece; Everything Vikings; Everything Big Cats

March 22nd, 2019|

Money, money, money!

This week’s recommendations- “Money, money, money!”

Senior: Naked Economics; Freakonomics; Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens; Blood Money; Heist Society; The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Middle: Millions; Billionaire Boy; Tomb of Treasure; Microsoft; Nike; Coca-Cola

Junior: The Chocolate Money Mystery; The Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye; Mr. Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire; Treasure Island; A Christmas Carol; Google

March 15th, 2019|

These Books ‘Blue’ Us Away!

This week’s recommendations- “These Books ‘Blue’ Us Away!”

Senior: Wonder; The Death Cure; Girl Online; Atlas Shrugged; Vortex; Neuromancer

Middle: The Dragonfly Pool; Moby Dick; The Boy Who Haunted Himself; Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator; Then; Airman

Junior: Emil’s Clever Pig; The BFG; The Worst Witch Saves the Day; Mr. Gum and the Biscuit Billionaire; Freddy in Peril; The Buried Cross

March 8th, 2019|