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Welcome To Our Summer Reading Pages

Select your grade on the left to view and download Summer Reading information.

Don’t put off your summer reading…Get to the library today!
Lynn Public Library, 5 North Common Street

Current Hours For Children
Mon, Wed, Thurs | Fri 9–5 PM
Tues 9 – 9 PM | Closed On Saturday and Sunday

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Have a Great Summer!

Grade School | Summer Reading 2017
Students Entering Grades PreK, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

New Item PreK - Grade 5 School | Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  2017 | PreK to Grade 1 Summer Reading List
  2017 | Grade 2 to Grade 3 Summer Reading List
  2017 | Grade 4 to Grade 5 Summer Reading List

Middle High School | Summer Reading 2017
Students Entering Grades 6, 7 and 8

New Item Middle School | Summer Reading Download (PDF)
  2017 | Middle School Summer Reading List

Breed Middle School | "Breed Reads" Summer 2017

2017-2018 Breed Reads!

Breed Reads are designed to get everyone reading, thinking, and sharing.
Every student and teacher from each grade level will read the same selection over the summer.

On Friday, September 15, we will celebrate and share the books. English classes will have a graded assignment, and in each of our classes that day, there will be suggested lessons designed to connect the selection and that subject area to bring the Breed community together in a true interdisciplinary experience.

Summer Reading Facts From Scholastic
- Kids who do not have access to books, learning opportunities, or summer school will lose 1 - 3 months of learning during the summer.
- Reading 4 Books Improves Summer Slide by 85%
- Reading 12 Books is equivalent to attending Summer School
- Teachers can spend the first 60 DAYS in the fall recovering students’ lost academic knowledge

Each student will receive a copy of the book from us at Breed
Packets will be provided – and collected by new ELA teacher in September
Packet materials will be available for kids to print out from Breed website

To be administered Friday, September 15, 2017
Download And Print
Download Our 2017 Summer Reading Presentation
Download the Incoming Grade 6/ "Odyssey" packet
Download the Grades 7/8 "Magnus Chase"
GRADE 6 | ELL | Discovery

"Tales from the Odyssey" (Part One)
by Mary Pope Osborne

Giants and Cannibals! Wonders and Witches! One Amazing Hero. Brave Odysseus is far from home, tossed by stormy seas, and cursed by an angry one-eyed giant. If he ever wants to see his family again, he will have to face hungry cannibals, outwit a beautiful witch, and sail past a six-headed serpent. His journey is the ultimate test of endurance and courage. In this exciting series, best-selling author Mary Po3pe Osborne retells Homer's Odyssey, one of the most thrilling adventure stories of all time. This volume includes: Book One: The One-Eyed Giant Book Two: The Land of the Dead Book Three: Sirens and Sea Monsters.
GRADES 7 and 8

"Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer"
by Rick Riordan

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he barely knows, a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. To prevent the doomsday battle, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fateful decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die.

Classical High School | Summer Reading 2017
Students entering Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

This summer, all students at Lynn Classical High School will be reading  Born a Crime, a memoir by Trevor Noah, a comedian and host of The Daily Show. Born A Crime  is a true story about growing up under a repressive regime. The language, some of which is harsh, truthfully reflects the reality that Trevor Noah experienced growing up in apartheid South Africa.

New Item Classical | Summer Assignments Download (PDF)
  2017 | Classical High School Summer Reading Packet

English High School | Summer Reading 2017
Students Entering Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

In support of our LEHS core values, “to have students become self-directed, life-long learners who acquire core knowledge and think critically and collaboratively, and effectively utilize technology to communicate and participate in a global society,” all LEHS students and staff will participate in our One School-One Read summer reading program.

All LEHS students will receive a copy of Adriana Mather’s How to Hang a Witch before summer vacation. Ms. Mather is a direct descendent of Puritan minister, Cotton Mather, and her book is set in modern-day Salem.

Through our summer reading, we will work as a whole community to investigate some of the book’s important themes like acceptance, bullying, and loyalty. Students are encouraged to take notes as they read in order to be prepared for various assessments and discussions to be held in the fall.

All students are required to read How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather
* Students enrolled in Honors classes- please see additional requirements below.
* Students enrolled in AP classes- your AP teacher will inform you of the              additional requirements.
* Students are always encouraged to read any additional books of their choice.

Students entering Grade 9
* Honors English: also read The Book Thief (Marcus Zusak)
* Honors History: also read Night (Elie Wiesel)                                           

Students entering Grade 10
* Honors English: also read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Sherman Alexie)

* Honors History: also read The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Frederick Douglass)

Students entering Grade 11
* Honors English: also read The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
* Honors History: also read The Devil in the White City (Erik Larson)

Students entering Grade 12
* Honors English: also read Dracula (Bram Stoker)
* Honors History: also read The Prince (Niccolo Machiavelli)

New Item English| Summer Assignments Download (PDF)
  2017 | English High School Summer Reading Flyer

LVTI's Summer Reading 2017

When you return in September, your English teacher will give you the chance to share what you read in the form of a written assignment and/or project.

*You must return the book(s), within the first week back.

  • All Students:  Must read at least one book - please read more!
  • Honor Students:  Must read at least two books - please read more!
  • AP Students:  You have been given a different list of required reading

Click Above For All The 2017 Summer Reading Details!

Other Summer Programs, Fun and Happenings!

Lynn Library Summer Teen Reading Programs for 2017

Check Out The Lynn Library Teen Summer Reading Program!

June 26th - August 24th

Sign Up Here | English

Sign Up Here | Spanish

Girls Inc. Summer Teen Programs for 2017



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