Summer Reading is…

…rad. During lunch, MA Juniors met to brainstorm about what books and genres to present to the MA community for this Summer’s reading program. Here are some of the great titles proposed:

SCI FI / FANTASY

City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers
House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Kindred by Octavia Butler

MYSTERY

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

NON-FICTION

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Heat by Mike Lupica
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Open by Andre Agassi
This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff
House Rules by Rachel Sontag
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

TEEN LIT / YA

Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
The Giver by Lois Lowry

CLASSIC NOVEL

Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
3 Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

CONTEMPORARY LIT

What is the What by Dave Eggers
Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut
Curious Case of the Dog in the Night by Mark Haddon
Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Summerland by Michael Chabon
City of Thieves by David Beniof
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Adventures of Cavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

We’ve got a lot of these at the library right now! Click here to go to our catalog.

All three are on the same page

Have more ideas for books? Let us know!


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