KJHS Summer Reading


Next Year's Rebecca Caudill List

Take a look at the books on next year's Rebecca Caudill list... http://www.rebeccacaudill.org/images/2017/2017CaudillAuthorList.pdf

I recommend... The Paper Cowboy, Rain Reign, Echo, The Screaming Staircase, A Time to Dance, The Crossover, The War that Saved My Life, The Great Plague

**If you read one over the summer, submit a RC Google Form through the Media Centers website!

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Don't forget about ebooks and audiobooks on OverDrive!

Login Info:
username = first and last name

password = MMDD of birthday

Can read on computers, phones, any internet-enabled device

New ebooks and audiobooks added over the summer... so, keep checking!

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

-Jackson's family doesn't have a lot of money

-he's not always sure where his next meal is coming from

-to help deal with the stress, an imaginary friend (Crenshaw) comes into his life again

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban

-historical fiction (WWII)

-Manami and her family are forced from their home to an internment camp

-how can she leave the family dog behind?

I will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda

-true story

-a girl in America and a boy in Africa (Zimbabwe)

-becoming pen pals changes both of their lives for the better!

A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen

-historical fiction (1960s Germany)

-Berlin is divided into two sections - East and West

-Gerta's family is also divided, she does everything she can to reunite her family

A Night Divided Trailer

Sunny Side Up by Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm

-graphic novel

-based on an event in their childhood

-Sunny goes to live with her grandpa in Florida for the summer

Sunny Side Up

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

-Suzy's former best friend, Franny, drowns while on vacation with her family

-Suzy is so devastated and feeling bad about how her friendship with Franny ended that she stops talking

-she becomes fascinated by jellyfish and thinks she can prove how Franny died

Introducing Ali Benjamin and THE THING ABOUT JELLYFISH
Kizoa Video Maker: The Thing About Jellyfish book trailer
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Summer Reading Bookmark and Checkout!

Keep track of what you read on the summer reading bookmark and bring it back to the library in August for a prize!! (if you read 3 or more books)

If your library account is in good standing (no overdue books or lost/damaged books), you can check out up to TWO books for summer reading!!! Just bring them back to school in August to turn in... Keep in mind:

  • Don't check out a book you will finish in one hour
  • Challenge yourself!
  • If you are reading a series, check out the next book