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Summer Reading & ST Math

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Mashpee Public Library's Read and Bead for children 0 to 12 years will return for its 2nd year, this time with some fun updates. Children can select their own reading materials, including books, magazines, graphic novels and audio books.  Any kind of reading counts! Here’s how it works.  You can register in person at the Mashpee Public Library Children’s Desk or online at 


ST Math
Graphic image of a beach chair and towel at beach with Ji Ji the penguin

Join JiJi for a Summer of Math!  Follow the link to more details and information

Option 1: Summer of Math Unplugged Version

Option 2: Summer of ST MATH

Student Tracker

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Teen summer reading challenge at Mashpee Public Library.  Find more information on this blog post or go right to the registration link at or stop by the Library. 

Rising 7th and 8th graders

Read one book over the summer
Stack of Books


Book Suggestions

  1. *What about Will - Ellen Hopkins 
  2. *Black Ships Before Troy - Rosemary Sutcliffe 
  3. *A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat 
  4. Finding Junie Kim - E. Oh 
  5. Spin - Lamar Giles 
  6. P.S. Be Eleven or Gone Crazy in Alabama - Rita Garcia-Williams 
  7. Booked - Kwame Alexander -
  8. Sorry Not Sorry - Jaime Reed 
  9. Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Finding Junie Kim - E. Oh - - 
  10. Miles Morales, Vol. 1: Straight Out of Brooklyn  Saladin Ahmed - 🖌 
  11. We Were Liars - E. Lockhart 
  12. *Refugee - Alan Gratz 
  13. *Endangered - Eliot Schrefer
  14. *Harbor Me - Jacqueline Woodson
  15. *New Kid - Jerry Craft - 🖌 
  16. *Crossover - Kwame Alexander
  17. *Miles Morales: Spider-Man - Jason Reynolds  
  18. *Birchbark House - Louise Erdrich
  19. *Any book from the March series by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell  - 🖌 
  20. Any book from The Maze Runner series - James Dashner
  21. Any book from the Track series by Jason Reynolds
  22. Any book by Alan Gratz 
  23. Dogs of War - Sheila Keenan - 🖌 
  24. Ghost Boys - Jewell Parker Rhodes
  25. The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
  26. Red Queen - Victoria Aveyard
  27. A Good Kind of Trouble - Lisa Moore Ramée
  28. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (young readers edition) -  William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
  29. Ready Player One or Ready Player Two - Ernest Cline
  30. *If I Ever Get Out of Here - Eric Gansworth
  31. Wednesday Wars - Gary D. Schmidt
  32. *Rez Ball by Byron Graves🆕
  33. Throwback by Maurenn Goo🆕
  34. Blue Lock by Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yusuke Nomura ( manga) -🆕
  35. *This is our place by Vitor Martins ( translated by Larissa Helen - ðŸ†•

🖌 = graphic novel

🆕= New to the list this year

* = The school has a limited number of copies available to borrow. Contact the main office for information about picking up a copy.

Rising 9th through 12th graders

1. Students enrolled in CP classes are expected to read one book

2. Students enrolled in Honors classes are expected to read two books. One  project will be completed over the summer.  The link to the assignent is here.

3. Students taking AP English should contact their teachers Ms. O'Donnell grade 11 AP Lang and Mrs. Finn for grad 12 AP Lit for summer work

Book Suggestions

  1. In Order to Live - Y. Park
  2. *Sunrise Over Fallujah -Walter Dean Myers 
  3. Maus 1 - Art Spiegelman - 🖌 
  4. The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Barnes 
  5. Project Hail Mary - Andy Weir
  6. Bomb - Steve Sheinkin 
  7. Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam 
  8. Hoop Dreams: The True Story of Hardship and Triumph - Ben Joravsky 
  9. There There - T. Orange 
  10. The Botanist’s Daughter - Kayte Nunn -
  11. Turtles All the Way Down - John Green 
  12. Fist Stick Knife Gun - Geoffrey Canada  
  13. World War Z - Max Brooks  
  14. Everything Everything - Nicola Yoon  - 
  15. *The Marrow Thieves - Cherie Dimaline
  16. *Long Way Down - Jason Reynolds
  17. *House of Purple Cedar - Tim Tingle
  18. *I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter - Erika L. Sanchez 
  19. *I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
  20. *Love, Hate, & Other Filters - Samira Ahmed
  21. *All American Boys - Jason Reynolds 
  22. *Children of Blood and Bone - Tomi Adeyemi
  23. *Accountable - Dashka Slater - ðŸ†•
  24. *Warrior Girl Unearthed - Angeline Boulley
  25. *Born a Crime - Trevor Noah
  26. *Native Son - Richard Wright 
  27. *They Both Die at the End - Adam Silvera
  28. *#NotYourPrincess:Voices of Native American Women - Lisa Charleyboy 
  29. *The Three-Body Problem - Cixin Liu 
  30. *The Poet X - Elizabeth Acevedo
  31. *Dear Martin - Nic Stone 
  32. With the Fire On High - Elizabeth Acevedo
  33. Loki: Where Mischief Lies - Mackenzi Lee
  34. Circe - Madeline Miller
  35. On the Come Up - Angie Thomas
  36. A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini
  37. The Body - Stephen King
  38. **Kiara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro🆕
  39. **Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward 🆕
🖌= graphic novel  ðŸ†•= New to the list this year

* = The school has a limited number of copies available to borrow. Contact the main office for information about picking up a copy.