Summer Reading Lists


Elementary Schools Summer Reading Suggested Authors and Titles Brochure 2018

Elementary Schools Summer Reading Log 2018



Middle School (Grades 6-8) Summer Reading 2018

6th Grade Short Story

7th Grade Short Story

8th Grade Short Story



High School (Grades 9-12) Summer Reading List 2018

  • All books on the High School Summer Reading list are available from the Hanson Public Library. If all copies are checked out, you may place a hold. Links have been provided below to copies in our online catalog.
  • Some books are available on our Kindle or Nook eReaders, which you may borrow for 2 weeks. A note has been provided below when a copy is on our Kindle or Nook eReaders.
  • Some books are available for your own device through OverDrive (our eBook and digital audiobook service) or Hoopla (our streaming media service). Links have been provided below when an eBook or digital audiobook copy exists in OverDrive or Hoopla.


Grade 9:The Bitter Side of Sweet, Tara Sullivan || eBook || eAudiobook
Grade 10: The Stranger in the Woods, Michael Finkel || On our Nooks || eBook || audiobook || eAudiobook
Grade 11: WoolHugh Howey || eBook || audiobook
Grade 12: To begin preparing for your personal essay, all seniors are required to read a memoir or biography of choice. Suggestions include:

All AP and Honors students must read the above selection as well as the following:

Freshman Honors:

Sophomore Honors:

Senior Honors:

AP Language:

Then read ONE of the following:

AP Literature:


For the most up-to-date information and assignments, visit the WHRSD Summer Reading Page.