2019 Summer Reading List

 


We are happy to provide you with the books that you need for your summer reading! Please keep in mind that these materials are in high demand. Placing a hold will ensure that you receive the next available copy.


WTPS Summer Reading Assignments
Full List
Title Author Call #
Availability
Grade Level
1984 Orwell, George FIC ORW Book Audio Book 12
The Alchemist Coelho, Paulo FIC COE Book Audio Book 12
All American Boys Reynolds, Jason YA REYNOLDS Book 11
Amal Unbound Saeed Di, Aisha JF SAEED Book 8
Between the World and Me Coates, Ta-Nehesi 305.8 COA Book 11
Bleachers Grisham, John FIC GRI Book 11
The Book Thief Zusak, Markus YA ZUS Book Audio Book 12
The Carnival at Bray Foley, Jessica Ann YA FOLEY Book 10
The Catcher in the Rye Salinger, JD FIC SAL Book 11
Chew on This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food Schlosser, Eric YA 641.31 SCHLOSSER Book 7
Code Name Verity Wein, Elizabeth YA WEI Book 9
The Contender Lipsyte, Robert YA LIP Book 8
Crime and Punishment Dostoevsky, Fyodor FIC DOS Book Audio Book 12
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Haddon, Mark FIC HAD Book Book Audio Book 9
Dairy Queen Murdock, Catherine Gilbert YA MUR Book 7
Deadline Cruthcher, Chris YA CRUTCHER Book 10
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie Sonnenblick, Jordan YA SONNENBLICK Book 7
Educated: A Memoir Westover, Tara B WESTOVER Book 12
Eleanor and Park Rowell, Rainbow YA ROWELL Book 9
Eleven Rogers, Tom YA ROGERS Book 7
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines Fleischman, Paul YA 363.73 FLEISCHMAN Book 8
Fallout Strasser, Todd YA STRASSER Book 8
Fangirl Baker, Ken YA BAKER Book 11
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal Schlosser, Eric 641.31 SCH Book 12
Fever 1793 Anderson, Laurie Halse YA ANDERSON Book 9
A Fish in a Tree Hunt, Lynda Mullaly JF HUNT Book 6
Ghost Jason Reynolds JF REYNOLDS Book 6
The Girl Who Drank the Moon Barnhill, Kelly JF BARNHILL Book 6
The Good Earth Pearl, Buck FIC BUC Book 9
The Good Thief Tinti, Hannah FIC TIN Book 9
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Myers, Walter Dean YA B ALI, MUHAMMAD Book 11
The Hate U Give Thomas, Angie YA THOMAS Book Audio Book 9
Hello Universe Kelly, Erin Entrada JF KELLY Book 6
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Ford, Jamie FIC FOR Book 11
The House of Mirth Wharton, Edith FIC WHA Book 10
The House on Mango Street Cisneros, Sandra YA CISNEROS Book 8
House Rules Picoult, Jodi FIC PIC Book 10
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust Jackson, Livia Bitton JB FRIEDMANN, ELI Book 11
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Krakauer, Jon 796.522 KRA Book 12
The Kite Runner Hosseini, Khaled FIC HOS Book 10
Last Man Out Lupica, Mike JF LUPICA Book 6
The Last of the Mohicans Cooper, James Feinmore FIC COO Book 10
Legend Lu, Marie YA LU Book 8
Little Brother Doctorow, Cory YASF DOC Book 10
Merci Suarez Changes Gears Medina, Meg JF MEDINA Book Audio Book 6
Michael Vey: Battle of the Ampere Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book 7
Michael Vey: The Fall of Hades Evans, Richard YA FIC EVANS Book 7
Michael Vey: Hunt for the Jade Dragon Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book 7
Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book 7
Michael Vey: Storm and Lightning Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book 7
Michael Vey: the Final Spark Evans, Richard FIC EVANS Book 7
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 Evans, Richard FIC EVANS Book 7
Moby Dick Melville, Herman FIC MEL Book 10
Mo’Ne Davis: Remember My Name Davis, Mo’Ne JB DAVIS, MO’NE Book 6
Native Son Wright, Richard FIC WRI Book 11
On the Come Up Thomas, Angie YA THOMAS Book 11
The Once and Future King White, T. H. FIC WHI Book 12
Orphan Train Kline, Christina Baker FIC KLINE Book 10
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates Moore, Wes 305.2351 MOO Book 10
Out of My Mind Draper, Sharon M. YA DRAPER Book 7
Patina Jason Reynolds JF REYNOLDS Book 6
Popular Wagenen, Maya van YA 155.5 VAN WAGENEN Book 8
Prisoner B-3087 Gratz, Alan YA GRATZ Book 7
Ready Player One Cline, Ernest FIC CLI Book 10
Refugee Gratz, Alan JF GRATZ Book 8
Scythe Shusterman, Neal YA SHUSTERMAN Book 9
Six of Crows Bardugo, Leigh YASF BARDUGO Book 12
Sunny Jason Reynolds JF REYNOLDS Book 6
Sunrise Over Fallujah Myers, Walter Dean YA MYE Book 9
Swamplandia! Russell, Karen FIC RUS Book 9
Tell Me Three Things Buxbaum, Julie YA BUXBAUM Book 11
A Thousand Splendid Suns Hosseini, Khaled BT FIC HOS Book Audio Book 12
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Smith, Betty FIC SMI Book 10
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom Lowery, Lynda YA 973.0469 LOW Book 8
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian Football Team Sheinkin, Steve YA 796.332 SHE Book 8
V for Vendetta Moore, Alan 741.5 MOO Book 12
The Warrior’s Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage Greitens, Eric YA 359.9 GREITENS Book 10
When I Was the Greatest Reynolds, Jason YA REYNOLDS Book 10
White Fang London, Jack FIC LON Book 10
Wishtree Applegate, Katherine JF APPLEGATE Book 7
Wuthering Heights Bronte, Emily FIC BRO Book Audio Book 12

WTPS Grade 6: “Choose Your Own Reading Adventure”
Title Author Call #
Availability
A Fish in a Tree Hunt, Lynda Mullaly JF HUNT Book
Ghost Jason Reynolds JF REYNOLDS Book
The Girl Who Drank the Moon Barnhill, Kelly JF BARNHILL Book
Hello Universe Kelly, Erin Entrada JF KELLY Book
Last Man Out Lupica, Mike JF LUPICA Book
Merci Suarez Changes Gears Medina, Meg JF MEDINA Book Audio Book
Mo’Ne Davis: Remember My Name Davis, Mo’Ne JB DAVIS, MO’NE Book
Patina Jason Reynolds JF REYNOLDS Book
Sunny Jason Reynolds JF REYNOLDS Book
WTPS Grade 7: “Choose Your Own Reading Adventure”
Title Author Call #
Availability
Chew on This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food Schlosser, Eric YA 641.31 SCHLOSSER Book
Dairy Queen Murdock, Catherine Gilbert YA MUR Book
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie Sonnenblick, Jordan YA SONNENBLICK Book
Eleven Rogers, Tom YA ROGERS Book
Michael Vey: Battle of the Ampere Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book
Michael Vey: The Fall of Hades Evans, Richard YA FIC EVANS Book
Michael Vey: Hunt for the Jade Dragon Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book
Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book
Michael Vey: Storm and Lightning Evans, Richard YA EVANS Book
Michael Vey: the Final Spark Evans, Richard FIC EVANS Book
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 Evans, Richard FIC EVANS Book
Out of My Mind Draper, Sharon M. YA DRAPER Book
Prisoner B-3087 Gratz, Alan YA GRATZ Book
The Skin I’m In Flake, Sharon YA FLAKE Book
Wishtree Applegate, Katherine JF APPLEGATE Book
WTPS Grade 8: “Choose Your Own Reading Adventure”
Title Author Call #
Availability
Amal Unbound Saeed Di, Aisha JF SAEED Book
The Contender Lipsyte, Robert YA LIP Book
Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines Fleischman, Paul YA 363.73 FLEISCHMAN Book
Fallout Strasser, Todd YA STRASSER Book
The House on Mango Street Cisneros, Sandra YA CISNEROS Book
Legend Lu, Marie YA LU Book
Popular Wagenen, Maya van YA 155.5 VAN WAGENEN Book
Refugee Gratz, Alan JF GRATZ Book
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom Lowery, Lynda YA 973.0469 LOW Book
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian Football Team Sheinkin, Steve YA 796.332 SHE Book
WTPS Grade 9: Honors
Title Author Call #
Availability
The Good Earth (REQUIRED) Pearl, Buck FIC BUC Book
Code Name Verity Wein, Elizabeth YA WEI Book
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Haddon, Mark FIC HAD Book Audio Book
Eleanor and Park Rowell, Rainbow YA ROWELL Book
Fever 1793 Anderson, Laurie Halse YA ANDERSON Book
The Good Thief Tinti, Hannah FIC TIN Book
The Hate U Give Thomas, Angie YA THOMAS Book Audio Book
Scythe Shusterman, Neal YA SHUSTERMAN Book
Sunrise Over Fallujah Myers, Walter Dean YA MYE Book
Swamplandia! Russell, Karen FIC RUS Book
WTPS Grade 9: College Prep and Resource
Title Author Call #
Availability
Code Name Verity Wein, Elizabeth YA WEI Book
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Haddon, Mark FIC HAD Book Audio Book
Eleanor and Park Rowell, Rainbow YA ROWELL Book
Fever 1793 Anderson, Laurie Halse YA ANDERSON Book
The Good Thief Tinti, Hannah FIC TIN Book
The Hate U Give Thomas, Angie YA THOMAS Book Audio Book
Scythe Shusterman, Neal YA SHUSTERMAN Book
Sunrise Over Fallujah Myers, Walter Dean YA MYE Book
Swamplandia! Russell, Karen FIC RUS Book
WTPS Grade 10: Honors

Choose one of each type.

Title Author Call #
Availability
Type
The Carnival at Bray Foley, Jessica Ann YA FOLEY Book Contemporary
Deadline Cruthcher, Chris YA CRUTCHER Book Contemporary
The House of Mirth Wharton, Edith FIC WHA Book Classic
House Rules Picoult, Jodi FIC PIC Book Contemporary
The Kite Runner Hosseini, Khaled FIC HOS Book Contemporary
The Last of the Mohicans Cooper, James Feinmore FIC COO Book Classic
Little Brother Doctorow, Cory YASF DOC Book Contemporary
Moby Dick Melville, Herman FIC MEL Book Classic
Orphan Train Kline, Christina Baker FIC KLINE Book Contemporary
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates Moore, Wes 305.2351 MOO Book Contemporary
Ready Player One Cline, Ernest FIC CLI Book Contemporary
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Smith, Betty FIC SMI Book Classic
The Warrior’s Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage Greitens, Eric YA 359.9 GREITENS Book Contemporary
When I Was the Greatest Reynolds, Jason YA REYNOLDS Book Contemporary
White Fang London, Jack FIC LON Book Classic
WTPS Grade 10: College Prep and Resource
Title Author Call #
Availability
The Carnival at Bray Foley, Jessica Ann YA FOLEY Book
Deadline Cruthcher, Chris YA CRUTCHER Book
House Rules Picoult, Jodi FIC PIC Book
The Kite Runner Hosseini, Khaled FIC HOS Book
Little Brother Doctorow, Cory YASF DOC Book
Orphan Train Kline, Christina Baker FIC KLINE Book
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates Moore, Wes 305.2351 MOO Book
Ready Player One Cline, Ernest FIC CLI Book
The Warrior’s Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage Greitens, Eric YA 359.9 GREITENS Book
When I Was the Greatest Reynolds, Jason YA REYNOLDS Book
WTPS Grade 11: AP

Both titles required.

Title Author Call #
Availability
Between the World and Me (REQUIRED) Coates, Ta-Nehesi 305.8 COA Book
Native Son (REQUIRED) Wright, Richard FIC WRI Book
WTPS Grade 11: Honors

Must choose two titles.

Title Author Call #
Availability
The Catcher in the Rye (REQUIRED) Salinger, JD FIC SAL Book
All American Boys Reynolds, Jason YA REYNOLDS Book
Bleachers Grisham, John FIC GRI Book
Fangirl Baker, Ken YA BAKER Book
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Myers, Walter Dean YA B ALI, MUHAMMAD Book
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Ford, Jamie FIC FOR Book
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust Jackson, Livia Bitton JB FRIEDMANN, ELI Book
On the Come Up Thomas, Angie YA THOMAS Book
Tell Me Three Things Buxbaum, Julie YA BUXBAUM Book
WTPS Grade 11: College Prep and Resource
Title Author Call #
Availability
All American Boys Reynolds, Jason YA REYNOLDS Book
Bleachers Grisham, John FIC GRI Book
Fangirl Baker, Ken YA BAKER Book
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Myers, Walter Dean YA B ALI, MUHAMMAD Book
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Ford, Jamie FIC FOR Book
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust Jackson, Livia Bitton JB FRIEDMANN, ELI Book
On the Come Up Thomas, Angie YA THOMAS Book
Tell Me Three Things Buxbaum, Julie YA BUXBAUM Book
WTPS Grade 12: AP

Both titles required.

Title Author Call #
Availability
Crime and Punishment (REQUIRED) Dostoevsky, Fyodor FIC DOS Book Audio Book
Wuthering Heights (REQUIRED) Bronte, Emily FIC BRO Book Audio Book
WTPS Grade 12: Honors

Must choose two titles.

Title Author Call #
Availability
1984 (REQUIRED) Orwell, George FIC ORW Book Audio Book
The Book Thief Zusak, Markus YA ZUS Book Audio Book
Educated: A Memoir Westover, Tara B WESTOVER Book Audio Book
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal Schlosser, Eric 641.31 SCH Book
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Krakauer, Jon 796.522 KRA Book
The Once and Future King White, T. H. FIC WHI Book
A Thousand Splendid Suns Hosseini, Khaled BT FIC HOS Book Audio Book
WTPS Grade 12: College Prep and Resource
Title Author Call #
Availability
The Book Thief Zusak, Markus YA ZUS Book Audio Book
Educated: A Memoir Westover, Tara B WESTOVER Book Audio Book
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal Schlosser, Eric 641.31 SCH Book
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Krakauer, Jon 796.522 KRA Book
The Once and Future King White, T. H. FIC WHI Book
A Thousand Splendid Suns Hosseini, Khaled BT FIC HOS Book Audio Book