SSCPS Summer Reading - LEVEL III

Level III – Grades 5 and 6

ELA Required Reading: This year, students will be asked to read one novel from the Newbery Award Winning List (or another grade-appropriate text of their choosing) and complete two activities based on that novel. The first 15 books below are from that Newbery list -- feel free to choose from those or others.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Students are encouraged to choose one of the following:

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 5

The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern
Any book from the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 6

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods,Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals by Donna Jo Napoli and Christina Balit
The Kane Chronicles: The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

 

 

Merci Suárez Changes Gears Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536212587
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Published: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020

Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062414168
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 7th, 2020

The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616207465
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 30th, 2019

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, K. G. Campbell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763687649
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2016

Dead End in Norvelt (Norvelt Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250010230
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Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2013

When You Reach Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375850868
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Published: Yearling - December 28th, 2010

The Graveyard Book Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator), Margaret Atwood (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780060530945
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Published: HarperCollins - December 24th, 2018

A Single Shard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547534268
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Published: Clarion Books - January 10th, 2011

Bud, Not Buddy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780440413288
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Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2002

Holes (Holes Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780440414803
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Published: Yearling - May 9th, 2000

Missing May (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439613835
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 1st, 2004

Shiloh (The Shiloh Quartet) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689835827
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2000

Maniac Magee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316809061
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 1999

The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson: The Story Of Deborah Sampson Cover Image
By Ann Mcgovern, Harold Goodwin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780590430524
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 1st, 1990

Little House in the Big Woods Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064400015
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Farmer Boy (Little House #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064400039
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Little House on the Prairie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064400022
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064400046
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House #5) Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

The Long Winter (Little House #6) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064400060
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Little Town on the Prairie (Little House #7) Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

These Happy Golden Years (Little House #8) Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

The First Four Years (Little House #9) Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

The Golden Goblet (Newbery Library, Puffin) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140303353
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Published: Puffin Books - May 6th, 1986

Treasury of Egyptian Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters & Mortals Cover Image
By Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781426313806
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - October 22nd, 2013

The Kane Chronicles, Book One The Red Pyramid (new cover) Cover Image
By Rick Riordan, Matt Griffin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781368013581
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 3rd, 2018

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375810497
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2000

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780786808328
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2008

New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Shooting Kabul (The Kabul Chronicles) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442401952
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 12th, 2011