Welcome to the LREI Middle School Summer Reading Libguide. Here you will find reading assignments and lists for 5-8th grade.
Summer is the perfect time to get lost in a good book. Looking for even more reading resources for kids and teens? Try these great websites and blogs:
The Hub: "The YA literature blog for YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association. The mission of The Hub: Your Connection to Teen Reads is to provide a one-stop-shop for finding information about teen reads, including recommendations for great teen reads, information about YALSA lists and awards, book trailers and other book-related videos, and best of the best lists."
I.N.K.(Interesting Nonfiction for Kids):"Discover books that show how nonfiction writers are some of the best storytellers around. Learn how these writers practice their craft: research techniques, fact gathering and detective work. Check out how they find unusual tidbits, make the facts interesting and write something kids will love to read."
Guys Lit Wire: "Guys Lit Wire exists solely to bring literary news and reviews to the attention of teenage boys and the people who care about them."
Mitali's Fire Escape: "A safe place to chat about books between cultures."
No Flying, No Tights: a graphic novel review blog for all ages.
Reading Rants! Out of the Ordinary Booklists for Teens: Teen book reviews by Middle School Librarian Jennifer Hubert Swan. (Recommended for grades 7 and up.)
Shelf Elf: "A collection of reviews, news, and opinions about books for children and young adults."
Teenreads.com: "Teenreads.com brings teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. We are a part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week."
Welcome to My Tweendom:Tween book reviews by Lower School Librarian Stacy Dillon.