2020 Summer Reading List

2020 Middle School Suggested Summer Reading List
Posted on 06/16/2020

Summer is the perfect time to read! Enjoy the fresh air and let your imagination roam while reading your book/E-book or maybe sit back and listen to an audiobook! Our suggested reading list includes a variety of titles for middle school students. See below for details on how to access free E-books and challenge yourself to have fun while reading this summer!

~Mrs. Bridget Vaughan, QPS Coordinator of ELA and Literacy

Check out these suggested favorites from your QPS Library and Media Teachers ...

REALISTIC or SPORTS FICTION

  • Clean Getaway by Nic Stone
  • The Year We Fell From Space by A.S. King
  • Heist Society series by Ally Carter
  • Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib
    Khorram
  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds
  • The Seventh Most Important Thing by
    Shelley Pearsall
  • Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Richard
    Jacobson

POETRY

  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline
    Woodson
  • Poem Depot by Douglas Florian
  • Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings by
    Margarita Engle

FANTASY/ADVENTURE/SCIENCE FICTION

  • Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani
    Chokshi
  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by
    Suzanne Collins
  • Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly
  • Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  • Gregor the Overlander (series) by Suzanne
    Collins
  • Lumberjanes (series) by various authors
  • The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R.
    Pan
  • The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
  • The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
  • Greenglass House by Kate Milford
  • The Last Kids on Earth (series) by Max Brallier

GRAPHIC NOVELS

  • New Kid by Jerry Kraft
  • This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian
    Tamaki
  • Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
  • When Stars are Scattered by Andrea Beach
  • The Crossover by Kwame Alexande

NONFICTION or HISTORICAL FICTION

  • Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of
    Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming
  • Refugee by Alan Gratz
  • Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson
  • The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly
    Brubaker
  • I Will Always Write Back by Martin Ganda and
    Caitlin Alifirenka