7th Grade Summer Reading Challenge

Required for Students Entering 7th Grade


  1. You Choose: Read either Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan or Boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne – Take an A.R. test on the book you choose
  2. Choose your novel in verse: Read The Crossover by Kwame Alexander or T4 by Ann Claire LeZotte – there will be an in-class activity over the novel in verse
  3. Read 1 book from Nonfiction List D. Complete the Nonfiction Navigator
  4. Read 1 book from Nonfiction List EComplete the Nonfiction Navigator
  5. The Gospel of Mark from an Adult NIV Bible – there will be a Mark activity in your Bible class


Ultimate 7th Grade Reading Challenge
With Awesome Incentives for Success

Complete your required reading challenge as listed above, then impress us by reading these 3 additional books listed below: 

  1. Read 1 book from the 7th Grade fiction list
  2. Read 1 book from Nonfiction list F 
  3. Read 1 more book of your choice; with an Accelerated Reader point value of 10 or more

Pass an Accelerated Reader Test on each of these 3 books, and you will earn recognition and special priveleges


Liles Media Center Summer Hours

 If you would like an opportunity to come in to get books, recommendations, ask questions, and take A.R. tests.

  1. June 14th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  2. June 29th 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  3. July 12th 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  4. July 27th 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  5. August 3rd 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

If these dates and times do not work for you, it will be fine to take any A.R. tests on the first day of school. Books checked out during summer are due back August 11th.