Summer Assignments, East Woods School

Congratulations, it is summer time!

And you have summer reading.

The Cold Spring Harbor Library has copies of the 2011 summer assignments for the East Woods School, grades 7 through 9.

To make your life easier, here is a list of the books you may be required to read this summer (check your assignment). Each title is a link to the catalog, where you can a) see what’s on the shelf and b) request a copy.

Entering 7th Grade

Students must read ONE of the selections below:

My Brother Sam is Dead
The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963
I Am Regina
Belle Prater’s Boy

In addition, students should read THREE other books

Suggested Reading List for Students Entering 7th Grade

Crispin: the Cross of Lead
And Then There Were None
The Chocolate War
Pictures of Hollis Woods
Rumble Fish
One Fat Summer
A Corner of the Universe
The River Between Us
A Day No Pigs Would Die
Of Mice and Men

Entering 8th Grade

In addition to your assignment, you should read THREE OTHER BOOKS from the list below.

True North
Dragon’s Gate
Counting on Grace
Bread and Roses, Too
Will’s War
Monkey Town
The Grapes of Wrath
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Your Eyes in Stars
Code Talker
Slap Your Sides
House of the Red Fish
The Bomb
Double Play
Sources of Light
Peace is a Four Letter Word
Dream Freedom
911: The Book of Help
The Usual Rules
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Saving Sky
Sunrise Over Fallujah
O Pioneers!
The House of the Scorpion
The Great Gatsby
Lord of the Flies
Olive’s Ocean
Life of Pi
Criss Cross
The Golden Compass and sequels
The Hobbit

Entering 9th Grade

You must read ONE of the selections below:

Things Fall Apart
Thirteen Days: a Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis
This Boy’s Life: a Memoir

In addition, you should read THREE OTHER BOOKS:

Fahrenheit 451
Childhood’s End
Whale Talk
Oliver Twist
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
The Perfect Storm
Fallen Angels
The Fellowship of the Ring