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A Conservatory of Mathematics and the Greek Language. A Miami-Dade County Public Charter  Middle School,  established in 2005.

AMC Summer Reading List 2016

Sixth Grade:

Summer Reading:

The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo ISBN 0­06­441002­1 Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli ISBN 0­316­80906­3 Dragonwings by Laurence Yep ISBN 0 064400859

Required Study Guide Completion: All incoming sixth grade students should be prepared for quizzes on all three books when they return from summer vacation. All incoming sixth grade students must answer the questions on the study guide for http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary/pdf/dragonwings.pdf

Write complete sentences citing specific examples from the book to explain your answers.
Important Note: Do NOT do the focus activities, literature and writing, and extended response. Stick to filling out the diagrams and the questions with lines beneath them. Also, do NOT fill out the last five pages of the study guide. Those require additional reading from other sources.

1st Quarter:

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee ISBN 0­446­31078­6
100 Best­Loved Poems­ Edited by Philip Smith ISBN 978­0­486­28553­5
2nd Quarter:
Tales of Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green (Introduction by Rick Riordan)

ISBN 978­0­141­32528­6

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
with an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt
I SBN 9 780553296983
3rd Quarter:
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint­Exupery ISBN 978­0­15­601219­5 Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
4th Quarter Books:
Students will be given a list of books to choose from later in the school year.

Seventh Grade:

Summer Reading

Tangerine by Edward Bloor
Inside Out and Back Again b y Thanhha Lai Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt

1st Quarter

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story b y Linda Sue Park Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
2nd Quarter

101 Great American Poems­ The American Poetry and Literacy Project ISBN: 978­0­486­40158­4
The Hound of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
3rd Quarter

Maus by Art Spiegelman
A Midsummer Night's Dream b y William Shakespeare 4th Quarter
(Choice Books)

Eighth Grade:

Summer Reading:

Fever 1793­ Laurie Halse Anderson
Monster­ Walter Dean Myers
The Old Man and the Sea­ Ernest Hemingway
1st Quarter:
The Outsiders­ S.E. Hinton
Night­ Elie Wiesel
2nd Quarter:
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass­ Frederick Douglass ISBN: 978­0486284996

(H istory Requirement) O n Shattered Ground A Civil War Mosaic 1861­1865 edited and with an introduction by Roger Panetta and Eileen Panetta, Signet Classics ISBN: 978­0­451­53219­0
3rd Quarter:

And Then There Were None­ A gatha Christie AND Choose 1 OPTION F ROM the following:

1. HouseoftheScorpion­ NancyFarmer
TheAbsolutelyTrueDiaryofaPart­TimeIndian­ ShermanAlexie 3. Leviathan­ ScottWesterfeld
4. TheBookThief­ MarkusZusak
5. TheGraveyardBook­ NeilGaiman

4th Quarter:

Individual Choice Books 


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