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Summer Reading 2021: Contemp(ish) Fiction

Summer reading information and booklists for WSA students in grades 6-12 in Fall, 2021.

Recommended Reads

Teenagers - Britannica ImageQuestRecommended reads on this page include realistic fiction representing a variety of cultures, perspectives, and settings.  You'll also find some romantic comedies, a novel in verse, and some survival stories too.  Genre information can be found at the end of each book description.

All American Boys, by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Barely Missing Everything, by Matt Mendez

Be Not Far from Me, by Mindy McGinnis

Charming As a Verb, by Ben Philippe

Darius the Great is Not Okay, by Adib Khorram

Dear Martin, by Nic Stone

Dry, by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

The Henna Wars, by Adiba Jaigirdar

Keeper, by Mal Peet

Orchards, by Holly Thompson

Red, White & Royal Blue

The River, by Peter Heller

The Speed of Falling Objects, by Nancy Richardson Fischer

Sunrise Over Fallujah, by Walter Dean Myers

Wild and Crooked, by Leah Thomas


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