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Summer Reading Choices
Over the summer rising 8th graders are required to read TWO books from this list of recommended reads. The rules:
- Read books that are NEW to you (no re-reading favorites!)
- No more than one can be a graphic novel.
The Summer Reading Choices list for students in Grade 8 has lots of books, fiction and nonfiction, in a variety of genres and formats - something for everyone! In the fall, there will be assignments in English class related to summer reading. Questions? Email Susan Trower
Click the links below to go to the different genres of books in this year's list!
Over the summer rising 8th graders are required to read two books from the Summer Reading Choices list. Download either the "long" list with book descriptions (organized by genre section) or the "short" list with all the titles shown together in alphabetical order.
2020 Summer Reading Choices List: Grade 8 - Titles, authors, and book descriptions
Titles in this list are organized by the five sections of this guide ( John Green books & Read-alikes; Fight Them Off! Rebellion, Competition, & Royalty; The Power of Place & True Story; Favorite Movie; Graphic Novels ) and then alphabetically by title within each section. For each book, you can find the number of pages, genre(s), the series name (if any), and a plot summary. If a book title has either the Kitsap Regional Library or Port Townsend Libray logo that means they have a copy that you can borrow.
2020 Summer Reading Choices: Grade 8 - Titles and authors only
All the books in the Summer Reading Choices List for Grade 8 are shown in alphabetical order. For each book, you can find the number of pages, genre(s), and the series name (if any). If a book title has either the Kitsap Regional Library or Port Townsend Library logo that means they have a copy that you can borrow.