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Holy Angels Catholic School Summer Reading 

Mrs. Leftridge- ELA

Entering Grade 6 and 7


 This summer Holy Angels is implementing a reading program to help your child stay focused and maintain writing, critical thinking, and reading skills. Staying engaged throughout the summer will promote good habits and aid in a smooth transition in September. You are to choose one novel and complete the activity that follows. Please do not veer from the list provided. Thank you and have fun! Due September 8, 2023 (Reminder: 5 points every day your work is late) 


 The Novel One-Pager Project (1).pdf 


Entering Grade 6 Books

  • The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall

  • The 6th Grade Nickname by Rebecca Stead

  •  Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolan

  •  The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by AVI **Any book by Madeleine L’Engle

  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

  •  Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

  •  Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

  • Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

  • Wonder R.J. Palacia

  • When the World was Ours by Liz Kessler

  • Alone by Megan Freeman

  • The Watsons Go To Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis


Entering Grade 7 Books

  •  The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 

  • The Adventure of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 

  • To Be a Slave by Julius Lester

  •  White Fang by Jack London

  •  The Black Pearl by Scott O’Dell

  • Crash by Jerry Spinelli

  • Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive By Laura Hillenbrand 

  • Curveball: The Year I lost my Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

  • Posted by John David Anderson