CMS Library Summer News

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Dear Students,

First of all, I hope you are all doing well. I know that the last few months have been very difficult and I am proud of all of you for doing your best.

I will be continuing the CMS Library Book Club this summer so if you are interested, please to join my Google Classroom: CMSLibrary@Home (Code: paboicf).

I will also continue to update virtual resources for books and other fun activities on the CMS Library website.

Summer Reading:

I have provided below the book titles, links, and information on how to access CMS Library's digital collection and the Parsippany Public Library's Online Catalog to help you find digital books this summer.

I have also provided information about the public library's NEW online summer reading program (which looks like a lot of fun) and how to apply online for a library card if you don't already have one.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at

Have a safe and peaceful summer and I can't wait to see you in September!

All the best,

Ms. Field

2020 Summer Reading List


  1. Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
  2. Self-selected novel

Social Studies:

  • ​Save Me a Seat by Gita Varadarajan & Sarah Weeks


  1. Self-selected novel
  2. Self-selected Non-Fiction

Advanced Language Arts:

  1. Pay It Forward: Young Readers Ed by Catherine Ryan Hyde

  2. Self-selected novel

Social Studies:

  • Sarny by Gary Paulsen


1. Students are required to read one of the following titles

  • Monster by Walter Dean Myers
  • Slam! by Walter Dean Myers
  • If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson


2. Self-selected novel

Advanced Language Arts:

  1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

  2. Self-selected novel

Social Studies:

  • Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman

GRADE 9(High School)

English I:

  • Two Self-selected novels
English I Honors:
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • Self-selected novel

World History Honors:

  • ​Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

For more detailed information on the PTHSD summer reading program:

Summer Reading Assignment - Middle School

Summer Reading Assignment - High School

Audiobooks & eBooks

CMS Digital Books

Username: pthsd Password: central

Parsippany Public Library Online Catalog

Get your library card by clicking on the link below.

Get A Parsippany Library Card Online

  • You can apply online for a new library card:

  • If you already have a library card but do not know your account information, please contact them:

Parsippany Library Summer Reading

The PPL is offering a fun, online way to participate in their summer reading program:

*You do not need a library card to participate.

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