STC School Reading

STC Middle School and High School

Summer Reading Books

Guides to the Books by Library Staff

Are you trying to decide what title to read this summer for your required summer reading assignment? We are here to help, your friendly library staff  have completed book reviews to help you select something just right. Select the highlighted PDF or Video link  to view summary and availability. For full details on requirements and assignments visit the school website 

5th Grade Selections

The Tail of Emily Windsnap by Liz Kessler  PDF
Slacker by Gordon Korman PDF
Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan PDF
Field Tripped by Allen Woodrow PDF
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell PDF
The Best School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson PDF
Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Jackie and Me by Dan Gutman PDF
Amulet Book #1 The Stone Keeper by Kazu Kabuishi PDF
RUMP: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

6th Grade Selections

Abduction by Rep Kehret PDF | Video
Anything but Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin PDF | Video
Take Me to the River by Will Hobbs PDF | Video
So B. It by Sarah Weeks PDF  |  Video
Sasquatch by Roland Smith PDF
The Killing Sea by Richard Lewis PDF
Flush by Carl Hiassen PDF
The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle PDF
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman PDF
Athlete vs. Mathlete by W.C. Mack PDF  |  Video

7th Grade Selections

Perfect by Natasha Friend PDF
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis PDF  |  Video
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy PDF
Peak by Roland Smith PDF
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park  PDF | Video
Gossamer by Lois Lowry PDF  | Video
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse PDF
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer PDF
The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate PDF
Red Kayak by Priscilla Cummings PDF | Video

8th Grade Selections

I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai PDF                                           
Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman PDF
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard PDF  |  Video
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetter PDF
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane PDF
Roll of the Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor PDF | Video
Night by Elie Wiesel PDF  |  Video
Mythology Book for Teens by Albert Hamilton
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

9th Grade Selections

English I & Advanced English I
Read 200 pages and log your reading

10th Grade Selections

English II and Advanced English II
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde PDF

11th Grade Selections

English III and Advanced American Literature
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

12th Grade Selections

English IV
No required reading

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton PDF
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte PDF
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier PDF
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens PDF
1984 by George Orwell PDF