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Summer Reading: Rising Sixth Grade


Requirements: (total of 4 books)

  • Wonder by R. J. Palacio
  • Two books from this list.
  • One book of choice.

If students have a book they would prefer to read that is not on the list, they need to have permission from their English teacher.


For Wonder, students should use the form included below. 

For the two books from this list and one book of choice, students should complete a Middle School Summer Reading Form.  

During the first weeks of school, there will be graded assignments on Wonder. One the first day of school, students should bring their three completed Middle School Summer Reading Forms; their completed form for Wonder; and their copy of Wonder.


Science Fiction/Fantasy

Short Stories


Historical Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Modern Classics


Books in Verse/Poetry



Nonfiction/Narrative Nonfiction