SSCPS Summer Reading - LEVEL IV

Level IV – Grade 7 and 8

 7th Grade

ELA Required: Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
ELA Choice:
Choose 2nd book from either the Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners list (LINK TO LIST) or The Newbery Medal Winners list (LINK TO LIST). 

Social Studies: We encourage students to read one book from this list:

Bound by Donna Jo Napoli
The Iron Ring by Lloyd Alexander
The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin (now out of print)
The Iliad by Gareth Hind
The Odyssey by Gareth Hinds

 

 8th Grade

ELA Required: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
ELA Choice:
Choose 2nd book from either the Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners list (LINK TO LIST) or The Newbery Medal Winners list (LINK TO LIST). 

 

Social Studies: We encourage students to read one book from this list:
Entering 8th Grade
Notorious RBG: Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
March: Book One by Andrew Aydin, John Lewis, and Nate Powell
Warriors Don't Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High School by Melba Pattillo Beals

 

Milkweed Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440420057
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Laurel Leaf - September 13th, 2005

Bound Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689861789
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2006

The Iron Ring Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780141303482
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - May 24th, 1999

The Iliad Cover Image
By Gareth Hinds, Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763696634
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

The Odyssey Cover Image
By Gareth Hinds, Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763642686
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - October 12th, 2010

The Outsiders Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780140385724
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Speak - September 1st, 1988

Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748539
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: HarperCollins - November 28th, 2017

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

Warriors Don't Cry: Searing Memoir of Battle to Integrate Little Rock Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780671866396
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Washington Square Press - February 1st, 1995