Independent Reading

"A book is a dream that you hold in your hand." -Neil Gaiman

Your Job: READ

    • Use designated class time AND your own free time to read.
    • YOU choose the books.
    • At least ONE to TWO books per marking period.
    • Submit the required assignments.
    • If you read extra, you get extra credit.

    What are the specifications?

    1. You may choose any book. This may include graphic novels.
    2. Must read at least ONE to TWO books per marking period. At least one must be a novel.
    3. You will complete activities about the book. These will be given to you.
    4. We will be keeping a class list of ALL the books we read.


    *Some young adult novels have sensitive content. Make sure you are discussing your book choices with your parents/guardians.

    "If you don't like to read, you haven't found the right book." -J.K. Rowling

    "Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." - Frederick Douglas

    "Looking For Alaska" - John Green

    If you loved "The Fault In Our Stars" try this one on for size. It will take you on a journey you will never forget. Miles Halter decides to change his life up a bit by enrolling in a boarding school in Alabama. Feeling as though his life is lacking, he goes seeking the "Great Perhaps". Miles yearns for something more.

    Does he find this something more? I don't knoooowwww, you'll have to read a find out. :D

    "City of Bones" - Cassandra Clare

    This novel can be summed up in one word: PHENOMENAL! If you're looking for some fantasy and paranormal romance this is your go to novel. Clary Fray, while enjoying a night out at the Pandemonium Club, sees something her eyes cannot grasp. Instant denial yet simultaneous knowing forces her to act upon her instincts and investigate. Her findings are mind blowing. Read the book to find out more!