The required summer reading for grades 6-8 is, The Summer I Saved the World in 65 Days by Michele Weber Hurwitz (pictured below). This book was chosen as an SSYRA (Sunshine State Young Readers Award) middle school book for the 2016-2017 school year. SSYRA books are selected for their wide appeal, literary value, varied genres, curriculum connections, and/or multicultural representation. The SSYRA committee is comprised of 20 qualified school librarians located throughout the state of Florida. Please see the flyer below for pre-ordering information.
- Out of my Mind – by Sharon Draper
- The Crossover – Kwame Alexander