SSCPS Summer Reading - LEVEL III

Level III – Grades 5 and 6

Required Reading:  All Level III students are required to read two ELA books for summer reading.  There is one recommended book for students to read if they choose.

5th Grade

ELA Required: Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech ELA Required: Student’s choice from Newbery Award Winners list ELA Recommended: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Social Studies - Students are invited to choose one of the following: The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern Thunder Rolling in the Mountains by Scott O’Dell and Elizabeth Hall Any book from the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

6th Grade

ELA Required: Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech ELA Required: Student’s choice from Newbery Award Winners list ELA Recommended: P.S. Be Eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia

Social Studies - Students are invited to choose one of the following: 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

Granny Torrelli Makes Soup Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064409605
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Published: HarperCollins - December 26th, 2012

One Crazy Summer Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Amistad - December 27th, 2011

The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson: The Story Of Deborah Sampson Cover Image
By Ann Mcgovern, Harold Goodwin (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780590430524
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 1990

Thunder Rolling in the Mountains Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547406282
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2010

Little House in the Big Woods Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064400015
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Farmer Boy (Little House #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780064400039
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Absolutely Normal Chaos (Walk Two Moons #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064406321
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Published: HarperCollins - April 24th, 2012

P.S. Be Eleven Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061938641
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Published: Amistad - January 27th, 2015

The Golden Goblet (Newbery Library, Puffin) Cover Image
$7.99
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)
$24.95
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)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368013581
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 3rd, 2018

Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062414151
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2017

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763687649
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2016

The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Dead End in Norvelt (Norvelt Series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250010230
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Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2013

Moon Over Manifest Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375858291
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Published: Yearling - December 27th, 2011

When You Reach Me Cover Image
$7.99
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)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780060530945
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Published: HarperCollins - December 24th, 2018

Criss Cross Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060092740
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Published: Greenwillow Books - December 26th, 2007

Kira-Kira Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780689856402
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2006

The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780763680893
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

A Single Shard Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547534268
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Published: Clarion Books - January 10th, 2011

Bud, Not Buddy Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440413288
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Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2002

The View from Saturday Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689817212
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1998

The Midwife's Apprentice Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780547722177
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Published: Clarion Books - June 19th, 2012

The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544336261
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 2014

Shiloh (The Shiloh Quartet) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689835827
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 2000

Maniac Magee Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780316809061
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 1999

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices Cover Image
By Paul Fleischman, Eric Beddows (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064460934
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

The Whipping Boy Cover Image
By Sid Fleischman, Peter Sis (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780060521226
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 15th, 2003

Sarah, Plain and Tall Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062399526
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Published: HarperCollins - March 3rd, 2015

The Hero and the Crown Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780141309811
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Published: Puffin Books - October 2nd, 2000

Dear Mr. Henshaw Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780380709588
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Published: HarperCollins - May 31st, 2000

Jacob Have I Loved Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780064403689
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Published: HarperCollins - September 2nd, 2003

A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832 Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689714191
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 31st, 1990

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142401200
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Published: Puffin Books - April 12th, 2004

Bridge to Terabithia Cover Image
By Katherine Paterson, Donna Diamond (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060734015
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Published: HarperTeen - July 2008

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140384512
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Published: Puffin Books - November 27th, 2001

M.C. Higgins, the Great Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416914075
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Published: Aladdin - May 2006

The Slave Dancer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781416971399
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Published: Aladdin - September 16th, 2008

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh Cover Image
By Robert C. O'Brien, Zena Bernstein (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689710681
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Published: Aladdin - March 1986

Summer of the Swans, the (Puffin Modern Classics) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142401149
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Published: Puffin Books - April 12th, 2004

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689711817
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1998

A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312367541
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Published: Square Fish - May 2007

Island of the Blue Dolphins Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547328614
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 8th, 2010

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547550299
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2011

Rifles for Watie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064470308
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Published: HarperTeen - September 25th, 1987

Ginger Pye Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544927810
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 4th, 2017

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian Cover Image
By Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781416927860
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Published: Aladdin - December 26th, 2006

Johnny Tremain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547614328
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2011

Thimble Summer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312380021
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Published: Square Fish - April 29th, 2008