Summer Reading

All titles for The Ellis School's summer reading assignments can be found below. Lower and Middle School students should read what is listed for the grade they are entering in Fall 2020. Upper School students should complete the required reading for the classes they will be taking in the 2020–2021 school year only.

For required writing assignments and recommended reading lists, please log into MyEllis and visit the Summer Reading resource board.

Lower School Summer Reading

List of 4 items.

Middle School Summer Reading

List of 4 items.

  • Grade 5

    Please read this message from Ms. Sidari, then choose one of the following books to read:
    • The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balcárcel
    • Amina's Voice by Hena Khan
    • Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard 
    • Blended by Sharon M. Draper 
    • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  • Grade 6

    The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz
  • Grade 7

    Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Grade 8

    This Side of Home by Renée Watson

Upper School Summer Reading

List of 12 items.