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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday for School Supplies & Clothing is August 1-3, 2014 During this three-day period, purchases of certain school supplies, 
clothing and footwear will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. 
Each eligible school supply item must be priced at $20 or less, and 
each eligible article of clothing and footwear must be priced at $100 or less.  




ATTENTION ALL PARENTS:  
Please see 
the BOTTOM of this page
for additional summer reading instructions
from your child's respective LS/MS/US Teacher
.

          Lower School          

2nd Grade
Get Ready for Second Grade 
by Amber Brown


3rd Grade
Freckle Juice 
by Judy Blume


4th Grade*
The Lemonade War
by Jacqueline Davies
* second chapter book of student's choice



5th Grade
Captain Nobody
by Dean Pitchford

6th Grade
A Long Way From Chicago
by Richard Peck


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         Middle School          

7th Grade 
The Hatchet
by Gary Paulsen

CHANGED 6/25/14 
from Walk Across Egypt 
due to lack of book availability



8th Grade
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak


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Middle School & Upper School

"One Book, One School"

The Warrior's Heart
by Eric Greitens
see 2nd book selection per grade level below



           Upper School           

THEME:  Stories of the South


In addition to The Warrior’s Heart, students in upcoming grades 9-12 must choose one of the following books written by Southern authors.   Students will complete a graded assignment on their selected book when we return.  You may read additional books for extra credit.


Selections:


THEME:  Stories of the South


In addition to The Warrior’s Heart, students in upcoming grades 9-12 must choose one of the following books written by Southern authors.   Students will complete a graded assignment on their selected book when we return.  You may read additional books for extra credit.


Selections:

Angelou, Maya.  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

Baldacci, David. Wish You Well.  

Bragg, Rick.  All Over But the Shouting.

Burnes, Olive Ann. Cold, Sassy Tree.

*Cash, Wiley.  A Land More Kind than Home.

*Conroy, Pat.  The Great Santini.

Edwards, Kim.  The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury.  

Flagg, Fannie.  Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.

*Franklin, Tom.  Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter.

Frazier, Charles.  Cold Mountain.

Gaines, Ernest.  A Lesson Before Dying.

*Grisham, John. The Pelican Brief or The Client.

Gurganus, Allan.  Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All.

Kidd, Sue Monk.  The Secret Life of Bees.

Kingsolver, Barbara.  The Bean Trees.  

*Jordan, Hillary.  Mudbound.

McCullers, Carson.  The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter or The Member of the Wedding.

Stockett, Kathrynn.  The Help.

Tademy, Lalita. Cane River.

*Walker, Alice.  The Color Purple.


*suggested for mature readers



11th Grade
AP Language & Composition


The Water is Wide
by Pat Conroy
&
The Writing Life
by Annie Dillard

12th Grade
AP Literature & Composition

A Gathering of Old Men
by Ernest J. Gaines
&
The Road
by Cormac McCarthy



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