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2022 Summer Reading

Every GLCPS student in grades 5-12 is required to read at least ONE (1) book over Summer vacation. Students are expected to select any book they are interested in and would like to discuss upon returning to school in August. GLCPS students will complete an acvitivity for the ELA class based on th book they have chosen, so pick something you think you will like! The ELA Department has compiled a list of books recommended by many staff members for students who may want some guidance in choosing an appropriate book. Click any title to see a synopsis of the book. 
Mrs. Wade's Picks   
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
Isaiah Dunn is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist
Ms. Sinnott's Picks
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Restart by Gordon Korman
Mrs. Chouinard's Picks
Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz Ryan
Bud, Not Buddy  by Christopher Paul Curtis
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
Ms. Parker's Picks
Just Mercy (adapted for YA)by Bryan Stevenson
The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Ms. Pelletier's Picks
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Anxious People by Frederick Backman
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Ms. Gonsalves' Picks
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
The Supernaturalist by Eoin Colfer
Ms. Ross' Pick
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Mr. Lynch's Pick
Legend by Marie Lu