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Required Summer Reading 2018: Madison City Schools

A composition of summer reading recommendations and requirements for Huntsville City, Madison County, Madison City, and surrounding schools.

Madison City Schools (Bob Jones, Discovery Middle, Liberty Middle, James Clemons)

Bob Jones High School

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Bob Jones Titles Available as Ebooks and Audiobooks

The following book selections are available in other formats besides paperback. These include downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as audiobooks in CD format. Click on the title to check catalog or Digital Media Zone for current checkout availablity.

Discovery Middle School

Regular Grade 7 must choose 2 of the 3 fiction selections and 2 of the 3 nonfiction selections listed.

Nonfiction Selections for Regular Grade 7 (Choose 2 of 3 from Newsela):

"Teen Runner with a Disability Races to the Finish Line"

"Whiz Kid: World's top Drone Racer Keeps Feet on the Ground, Eyes on Future"

"Opinion: Ignore the Bullies and Dare to Be Different. Jeremy Lin Says"

Honors 7 Students must choose 1 of the following Newsela selections in addition to Call of the Wild:

"Study Shows Dogs and Humans are More Alike Than Was Previously Thought"

"Scrawny Stray with Spirit of a Champion Earns a Spot as Canine Fighter"

"Social Media Skills Help Iranian Woman Save Stray Dogs from Cruel Fate"

Liberty Middle School

Regular Grade 7 must choose 2 of the 3 fiction selections and 2 of the 3 nonfiction selections listed.

Nonfiction Selections for Regular Grade 7 (Choose 2 of 3 from Newsela):

"Teen Runner with a Disability Races to the Finish Line"

"Whiz Kid: World's top Drone Racer Keeps Feet on the Ground, Eyes on Future"

"Opinion: Ignore the Bullies and Dare to Be Different. Jeremy Lin Says"

Regular English 8 must read one of the following nonfiction selections:

"For the Tablet Generation: A Lesson in Digital Citizenship" by Eric Westervelt

"Identifying Teenage Cyber-Bullying Behavior" by Suren Ramasubbu

Regular English 8 must select one of the following short stories:

Discovery & Liberty Middle Titles Available as eBooks and Audiobooks

The following book selections are available in other formats besides paperback. These include downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as audiobooks in CD format. Click on the title to check catalog or Digital Media Zone for current checkout availablity.

James Clemens High School

James Clemons Titles Available as Ebooks and Audiobooks

The following book selections are available in other formats besides paperback. These include downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks as well as audiobooks in CD format. Click on the title to check catalog or Digital Media Zone for current checkout availablity.