Summer Reading


Parents and Students,

Below you will find the required books for students entering grades 3 – 8. The
books may be purchased from the store/website of your choice. Students are to
bring their book(s) with them to school when they return in the fall. ELA classes will read the book(s) together during the first 9-weeks. There will be a graded assignment upon completion of the book.

  • 3rd Grade: Recess is a Jungle by Jack Chabert

  • 4th Grade: The Secrets of Droon: The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet by Tony Abbott

  • 5th Grade: Restart by Gordon Korman

  • 6th Grade: Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech

  • 7th and 8th Grade: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowery

Students are also encouraged to participate in the HCA Library’s Summer Reading Reward Program. Click here to download the Reading Log.