Nipher Middle School Summer Reading Lists

Incoming 6th Graders Must Read: The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn

Incoming 7th Graders Must Read The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Incoming 8th Graders Must Read The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Also Recommended by Nipher

Mark Twain Award Nominees

Privateer’s Apprentice by Susan Verrico

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner

Ordinary Magic by Caitlen Rubino-Bradway

Pinch Hit by Tim Green

The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook by Joanne Rocklin

The Shadow Collector’s Apprentice by Amy Gordon

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

The Young Healer by Frank N. McMillan

The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

Truman Award Nominees

Dead City by James Ponti

Ungifted by Gordon Korman

See You At Harry’s by Jo Knowles

Elemental by Anthony John

The Raft by S.A. Bodeen

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Unstoppable by Tim Green

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Insignia by S. J. Kincaid

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt