Ramapo Ridge Suggested Summer Reading List

Below are the suggested summer reading list books for students entering grades 6 - 8.

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Doll Bones by Holly Black
Secret Series by Pseudonymous Bosch
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: A Fable by John Boyne
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Al Capone Does My Shirts; Al Capone Shines My Shoes; Al Capone Does My Homework by Gennifer Choldenko
Mortal Instruments Series; Infernal Devices Series by Cassandra Clare
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements 
Land Of Stories Series by Chris Colfer
Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer
Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins
The Matched Series by Ally Condie 
The Maze Runner Series by James Dashner 
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen 
Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo
Corydon Series by Tobias Druitt
Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Famer
The Ranger's Apprentice Series by John Flanagan
Perfect by Natasha Friend
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Charles and Emma: the Darwins' Leap of Faith by Deborah Heilifman
Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes 
Hoot; Scat; Flush; Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
Alex Rider Series by Anthony Horowitz
Warriors Series by Erin Hunter
Redwall Series by Brian Jacques 
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
Firelight Series by Sophie Jordan
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba 
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series by Jeff Kinney
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E.L. Konigsburg 
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
Rules by Cynthia Lord 
Son by Lois Lowry 
Million Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica 
The Only Game by Mike Lupica 
Travel Team and Summer Ball by Mike Lupica 
Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers 
Eragon Series by Christopher Paolini
The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron 
Maximum Ride Series by James Patterson 
Middle School Series by James Patterson 
Life As We Knew It; The Dead & the Gone; This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by W.R. Philbrick
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
His Dark Materials Series ( The Golden Compass) by Philip Pullman
Percy Jackson & the Olympians Series; Heroes of Olympus Series; Trials of Apollo Series by Rick Riordan 
Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Dork Diaries Series by Rachel Renée Russell
Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan  
Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar 
Septimus Heap Series by Angie Sage 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick 
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick 
Skinjacker Series by Neal Shusterman 
All The Wrong Questions Series by Lemony Snicket
A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor 
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin   


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