Milam Summer Reading Information

Milam Elementary’s Library and Learning Center will be open for checking out and returning books on the following dates this summer:

Tuesday, June 18 8-3

Tuesday, June 25 8-3

Tuesday, July 9 8-3

Tuesday, July 23 8-3

Copies of books from Milam’s suggested summer reading list and 7th grade’s required summer reading list will be available to check out.

Summer 2019 Suggested Summer Reading List

1. Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March Lynda Blackmon Lowery

2. True Legend by Mike Lupica

3. The Man Who Loved Clowns June Rae Wood

4. One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes

5. The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis

6. The River by Gary Paulsen

7. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

8. The Silent Boy by Lois Lowery

9. Booked by Kwame Alexander

10. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

11. Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson


TMS Required Reading for Incoming 7th Graders


All incoming 7th grade students will have required summer reading for their English class at Tupelo Middle School. Please see the list below to determine which books your child should read and be familiar with before he/she returns to school in August. All students will have an assignment that must be completed during the first week of school regarding his/her summer reading.

Advanced ELA required reading
Freak the Mighty - Rodman Philbrick - 1000 lexile
AND
Choose one of the following as a second book to read:
The Lottery Rose - Irene Hunt - 1070 lexile OR
Nothing but the Truth - Avi - NP

General ELA required reading
Choose one of the following books to read:
Freak the Mighty - Rodman Philbrick - 1000 lexile OR
Dark Water Rising - Marian Hale - 970 lexile