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Hamilton Middle School Required Summer Reading

Hamilton 6th Grade Summer Reading

Summer Reading (you may use Learning Ally)  You must read a total of 2 books and write a one-paragraph summary (5-7 sentences) for each book

Required Book #1: Choose one of these books to read and write a one-paragraph summary to hand to Mr. Rennie on the first day of school 

  • City of Ghosts by V.E. Schwab

  • My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich by Ibi Zoboi

  • The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle    by Leslie Connor

  • A High Five for Glenn Burke by Phil Bildner

  • Bloom by Kenneth Oppel


Required Book #2:  An independent reading book of your choice. Please write a one-paragraph summary to hand to Mr. Rennie on the first day of school.


Hamilton 7th Grade Summer Reading

Hamilton 7th Grade Summer Work 2022-2023


Students need to read three (3) books (print book and Learning Ally or audiobook).

Students write a summary paragraph for each book (typed, print at home or school).

Students might read one book a month (June, July, August) to keep a reading routine.


Language Arts (required)


Becoming Naomi León by Pam Munoz Ryan (print book and Learning Ally audio)

Free choice book (Rhode Island Middle School Book Awards) (Learning Ally/Sora App)


History (required)


Talking Leaves by Joseph Bruchac (print book and Overdrive / Sora App)