Summer Reading & Battle of the Books List 2021-2022

  • * There is no formal summer reading assignment for Morse Pond School students. This year, we are asking all students to read at least one book over the summer and be prepared to discuss it and/or write about it upon their return to school in the Fall.

    1. Ada’s Violin by Susan Hood
    2. Amulet by Kazu Kabuishi

    3. Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix

    4. Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki

    5. Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

    6. City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

    7. City Spies by James Ponti

    8. Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

    9. Finding Perfect by Elly Swartz

    10. From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks

    11. Ghost by Jason Reynolds

    12. Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull

    13. Indian No More by Charlene Willing and Traci Sorell

    14. Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

    15. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate Dicamillo

    16. Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

    17. The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel by Sheela Chari

    18. Save Me a Seat by Gita Varadarajan and Sarah Weeks

    19. The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

    20. The Yellow Star: The Legend of King Christian X of Denmark by Carmen Agra Deedy