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2019 Middle School Summer Recommended Reading

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Greg Neri & Corban Wilkin

Teen Read Week Author Visit in October 2019

E-books available in axis360

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To enter in the summer reading challenge and learn more, go to:

HCPS students can borrow eBooks and audio books through the axis360 app. Download the app to your mobile device from Apple App Store, Google Play or Kindle Store.
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The Tampa Hillsborough Public library has teamed up with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper In Education to make summer reading fun!

Beginning June 2nd, pick up a game card and a Reading with the Rays newspaper insert at any public library and keep track of the hours you read. Read your way around the bases, then bring in the game card to any library and receive prizes from the Rays. Make it to home plate to receive a free ticket to a Rays game!

Linked titles are available in myON. All other titles are available through your school library, the public library and/or axis 360:
Titles on this list should not be substituted for teacher-assigned summer reading.
Sailing the Solar System: The Next 100 Years of Space Exploration by Nel Yomtov
Total Wacky Facts About Exploring Space by Emma Carlson Berne
Top 10 UFO and Alien Mysteries by Lori Polydoros
How Do Scientists Explore Space? by Robert Snedden
What Does Space Exploration Do for Us? by Neil Morris
What Do We Know About Stars and Galaxies? by John Famdon
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
Heartless by Marissa Meyer
The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani DasGupta
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
A New Hope : The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy (Star Wars) by Alexandra Bracken
Genius: The Game by Leopoldo Gout
Randoms (series) by David Liss
Want (series) by Cindy Pon
Insignia (series) by S.J. Kincaid
Nyxia (series) by Scott Reintgen
Sanity & Tallulah (series) by Molly Brooks
Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton
Cleopatra in Space (series) by Mike Maihack
Red’s Planet (series) by Eddie Pittman
To Burp or Not to Burp: A Guide to Your Body in Space by Dave Williams
School of Good and Evil (series) by Soman Chainani
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
The Last Last-Days-Of Summer by Lamar Giles
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
My Life as a Meme by Janet Tashjian
New Kid by Jerry Craft
Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
Blended by Sharon Draper
Ban This Book by Alan Gratz
Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle
The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore
You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett Krosoczka
Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman

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