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1 What do you do during the summer?

2 Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment. Students will be able to discuss the importance of summer reading in order to sign-up for the BCPL Summer Reading Program.BCPL Summer Reading Program. Students will be able to use their self- created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

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4 WMMS Sign up online or at any BCPL library branch and get an entry form flyer. Read three books per entry. Fill out the entry form and list your books. Each book you read can only be listed one time. Indicate which prize drawing you’d like to enter on the entry form and turn it in to your local library. Complete 3 or more activities 3 or more books Do a simple journal entry for each work Get credit in next year’s classes, as well as SZone STARBucks BCPL Click here to go to the 6 th grade reading Suggestions Click here to go to the 7 th grade reading Suggestions Click here to go to the 8 th grade reading Suggestions

5 Incoming Sixth Graders

6 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass After celebrating their first nine same-day birthdays together, Amanda and Leo, having fallen out on their tenth and not speaking to each other for the last year, prepare to celebrate their eleventh birthday separately but peculiar things begin to happen as the day of their birthday begins to repeat itself over and over again. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

7 The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff Georgie’s dwarfism causes problems, but he could always rely on his parents, his best friend, and classmate Jeanie the Meanie's teasing, until a surprising announcement, a new boy in school, and a class project shake things up. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

8 Know it All! Grades 6-8, Math by Diane Perullo Teaches more than twenty areas of sixth- to eighth- grade math, from fractions and decimals to graphs and probability, through practice problems based on fascinating facts, and includes "brain booster" reviews and guidance on question types used on standardized tests. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

9 The Sun in Me: Poems about the Planet by Judith Nichols A collection of nature poems that celebrate the beauty and fragility of the earth, by poets representing various cultures and times. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

10 First Crossing: Stories about Teen Immigrants edited by Donald R. Gallo Stories of recent Mexican, Venezuelan, Kazakh, Chinese, Romanian, Palestinian, Swedish, Korean, Haitian, and Cambodian immigrants reveal what it is like to face prejudice, language barriers, and homesickness along with common teenage feelings and needs. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

11 The Kids Guide to Working Out Conflicts: How to Keep Cool, Stay Safe and Get Along by Naomi Drew Describes common forms of conflict, the reasons behind conflicts, and various positive ways to deal with and defuse tough situations at school, at home, and in the community without getting physical. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

12 Incoming Seventh Graders

13 Boost by Kathy Mackel Thirteen-year-old Savvy is the girls basketball team's star player, but, despite her height and skills, Savvy struggles with her self- confidence and searches for some way to boost her performance, but when steroids are found in her bag, Savvy denies they are hers and the rumors start to fly. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny

14 Schooled by Gordon Korman Cap lives in isolation with his grandmother, a former hippie; but when she falls from a tree and breaks her hip, Cap is sent to a foster home where he has his first experience in a public school. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

15 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: the Ultimate Teenage Success Guide by Stephen Covey Describes seven habits teenagers can cultivate to help them improve their self-images, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve goals, get along with parents, and make other positive changes in their lives. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

16 Do the math: secrets, lies and algebra by Wendy Lichtman Tess has always loved math, and she uses mathematical concepts to help her understand things in her life, so she is dismayed to find out how much math--and life--can change in eighth grade. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

17 Gamer Girl by Mari Mancusi Struggling to fit in after her parents' divorce sends her from Boston to her grandmother's house in the country, sixteen-year- old Maddy forms a manga club at school and falls in love through an online fantasy game. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

18 Know it All! Grades 6-8, Math by Diane Perullo Teaches more than twenty areas of sixth- to eighth- grade math, from fractions and decimals to graphs and probability, through practice problems based on fascinating facts, and includes "brain booster" reviews and guidance on question types used on standardized tests. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

19 Incoming Eighth Graders Language Arts Science – weather World Cultures – emphasis on WWII and The Civil Rights Movement Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

20 Teen’s Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (near and far) to create social change by Barbara Lewis Includes real-life stories, hands-on activities, and up- to-date resources that inspire kids to make significant social changes in the world around them such as fighting hunger and poverty, promoting health and human rights, and saving the environment. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

21 Flygirl by Sherrie L. Smith During World War II, a light-skinned African American girl "passes" for white in order to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

22 Epic by Conor Kostick On New Earth, a world based on a video role- playing game, fourteen- year-old Erik persuades his friends to aid him in some unusual gambits in order to save Erik's father from exile and safeguard the futures of each of their families. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

23 Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

24 Outgoing Eighth Graders Language Arts Science – weather Real Life - Relationships Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

25 Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen accidentally becomes a contender in the annual Hunger Games, a grave competition hosted by the Capitol where young boys and girls are pitted against one another in a televised fight to the death Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information.Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

26 Letters to a Young Sister: deFINE your destiny by Hill Harper Hill Harper presents a series of letters offering young African-American women guidance to help them navigate the challenges of high school, covering topics such as peer pressure, sex, friendships, drugs, gangs, and relationships, and encouraging them to build self-respect and self-confidence. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

27 Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny by Hill Harper A collection of letters written to young people that address a number of issues from predominately Hispanic and African- American men that include single parenthood, sexually transmitted diseases, the allure of materialism, and the power of words and faith. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

28 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Eighth Habit: The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide by Stephen Covey Contains two texts by Stephen Covey, including "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," a step-by-step pathway to the principles of fairness, integrity, and human dignity that defines a way of life and leads to success in business; and "The 8th Habit," which explains how to find one's passion and use it to achieve greatness Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

29 Who am I Without Him: short stories about boys and girls and their lives by Sharon G. Flake Presents ten short stories about teenage boys and girls struggling with issues of self-worth. Click the link to Destiny to visit our online catalog for more information. Destiny Students will be able to use their self-created resource list in order to self-select a two or more books book that they would like to read for personal enjoyment during the summer.

30 Questions Contact Ms. Love (library media specialist) atMs. Love Select the heart button below to read extra information. We will see you in August!!!


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