Memorial Middle School Summer Reading
The assignment is to choose one book for the Texas Library Association's Lone Star Reading List.
Maddie thought she and Logan would be friends forever. But when your dad is a Secret Service agent and your best friend is the president's son, sometimes life has other plans. Before she knows it, Maddie's dad is dragging her to a cabin in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness. No phone. No Internet. And not a single word from Logan. Maddie tells herself it's okay.$16.99ISBN: 9781368016346Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - September 18th, 2018A contemporary adventure based on Maya mythology from Rick Riordan Presents!$17.99ISBN: 9780544416703Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018Seven students trapped in their school after a bomb goes off must fight to survive while also discovering who among them is the bomber in this provocative new thriller from the author of the New York Times bestselling Testing Trilogy. Perfect for fans of This Is Where It Ends.
A congressman's daughter who has to be perfect.$16.99ISBN: 9781492655329Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sourcebooks Young Readers - September 4th, 2018
"Powerful and poetic." --John David Anderson, author of Posted and Ms. Bixby's Last Day$16.99ISBN: 9780545946179Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018A Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!
"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book Review
$17.99ISBN: 9781338148473Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - August 28th, 2018Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and her parents all but give up hope, Chaya is determined to make a difference.$16.99ISBN: 9780316262286Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 17th, 2018A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.$17.99ISBN: 9781338111002Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - August 28th, 2018A New York Times bestseller!
Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn't like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . . and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend is even a ghost.
So things are already pretty strange. But they're about to get much stranger.
$17.99ISBN: 9780545905749Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 27th, 2017North Korea is known as the most repressive country on Earth, with a dictatorial leader, a starving population, and harsh punishment for rebellion.
Not the best place for a family vacation.
$6.99ISBN: 9780062437846Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - June 4th, 2019
The Last Kids on Earth meets Goosebumps in this hilarious new series about a secret society of babysitters who protect kids from the monsters that really do live under their beds!$7.99ISBN: 9780316515474Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019A Stonewall Children's & Young Adult Honor Book!In the wake of a destructive tornado, one girl develops feelings for another in this stunning, tender novel about emerging identity, perfect for fans of The Thing About Jellyfish.$8.99ISBN: 9780735228528Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - April 23rd, 2019
A 2019 NEWBERY HONOR BOOK
"A gripping, nuanced story of the human cost of conflict appropriate for both children and adults."$9.99ISBN: 9780062653673Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperTeen - December 4th, 2018
New York Times bestseller!
"Sara Holland is a fierce storyteller. Everless gives new and terrifying meaning to the phrase running out of time." —Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval$9.99ISBN: 9781681195919Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - March 6th, 2018
Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother's death, she leaves letters at her grave. It's the only way Juliet can cope.
Declan Murphy isn't the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he's trying to escape the demons of his past.$6.99ISBN: 9781338053807Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - March 27th, 2018Chase's memory just went out the window.
Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name.$6.99ISBN: 9780062445988Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2018
Star Wars meets Ridley Pearson’s Kingdom Keepers in this high-stakes intergalactic adventure! The Moon Platoon is the first book in an action-packed series for tweens that’s perfect for fans of Eoin Colfer and Lisa McMann.$11.99ISBN: 9781481495417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon Pulse - May 14th, 2019
“Utterly charming.” —NPR
“Cinematic.” —Teen Vogue
“Funny and sweet.” —Buzzfeed
Three starred reviews for this charming romantic comedy about an aspiring teen filmmaker who finds her voice and falls in love, from the New York Times bests$8.99ISBN: 9780425290422Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - July 17th, 2018
A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book
The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.$7.99ISBN: 9781368008495Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Marvel Press - January 8th, 2019
Black Panther. Ruler of Wakanda. Avenger.
This is his destiny. But right now, he's simply T'Challa-the young prince.$8.99ISBN: 9780316508896Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018An instant New York Times bestseller!"A Harry Potter-esque adventure." --Time MagazineA breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.