Old Colony


Entering Grade 9
All students must read ONE book from the list

Murder on the Orient Express  by Agatha Christie

Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of WWII  by Joseph Bruchac
classified for more than twenty years.

 I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai


Entering Grade 10
All students must read ONE book from the list

Confessions of a Murder Suspect by James Patterson

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier  by Ishamael Beah

 Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison


Entering Grade 11

All students must read ONE book from the list

Ready Player One: A Novel  by Ernest Cline

Deadline  by Chris Crutcher

The Perks of Being a Wallflower  by Stephen Chbosky


Entering Grade 12
All students must read ONE book from the list

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War  by Max Brooks

The Bell Jar  by Sylvia Plath

Go Ask Alice
 by Anonymous 

Freetown/Lakeville


Entering Grade 1-3
All students will read a book of their choice.  Incoming students will be giving a book talk during the first days of school.  


Entering Grade 4
All students must read Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing by Judy Blume  and ONE book of their choice

Entering Grade 5
All students must read Wishtree by Katherine Applegate and ONE book of their choice

Entering Grade 6
All students must read Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt  and ONE book of their choice

Freetown/Lakeville


Entering Grade 7 AND Grade 8
All students must read Refugee by Alan Gratz  and ONE book of their choice


All students in grades 9-12 will read:

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse   

Plus one additional book depending on grade and level notated below.

9 Honors:
A Lesson Before Dying  by Ernest J. Gaines

10 Honors:
The Help  by Kathryn Stockett

11 Honors:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

11 AP:
​Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Familyby Miep Gies

12 Honors:  
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

12 AP:
Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes  by Edith Hamilton
and
King James Version of the Bible

Click on any of the book titles to place them on hold through the SAILS catalog!  Titles that are available at the Library will be in the Children's Room.


4 Precinct St. | Lakeville, MA 02347
Phone: 508-947-9028 | Fax: 508-923-9934

Coyle & Cassidy


Entering 5th Grade
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
 

Entering 6th AND 7th Grade

All students must read ONE book from the list


The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman


The Crossover by Kwame Alexander


The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya


Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl    Scout to Rocket Scientist by Sylvia Acevedo


The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle


The War that Saved My Life by Kimberley Brubaker Bradley


Entering 8th AND 9th Grade


Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation by Anne Frank and Ari Folman


Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank


Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


Legend by Marie Lu


Solo by Kwame Alexander


The Unteachables by Gordon Korman


What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper


Entering 10th, 11th AND 12th Grade


Attucks! Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team that Awakened a City by Phillip Hoose  


Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman


Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka


On the Come Up by Angie Thomas


Salt by Hannah Moskowitz


The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf


White Rose by Kip Wilson