Middle School Reading Challenge

Reading is the key to knowledge and adventure. This year, we are challenging all kids from ages 9 to 13 to read all 24 books on this list and fill out the assessments for at least 12 of them. Once you have sent at least 12 of the flip books back to us and have a parent confirm you have read all 24 books, you will receive a certificate and a prize!

The forum is also open for students to discuss their thoughts.

Books to read:

  1. The Giver
  2. The Odyssey
  3. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIHM
  4. Because of Winn-Dixie
  5. Johnny Tremain
  6. The Red Badge of Courage
  7. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  8. Island of the Blue Dolphins
  9. Holes
  10. Wonder
  11. The Lightning Thief
  12. Bridge to Terabithia
  13. Anne of Green Gables
  14. Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  15. A Wrinkle in Time
  16. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  17. Treasure Island
  18. Tuck Everlasting
  19. The Book Thief
  20. Shiloh
  21. The Maze Runner
  22. The Hobbit
  23. Sarah, Plain and Tall
  24. Lost on a Mountain in Maine

I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.” – Roald Dahl

For at least 12 books, fill out this flip book. When you have completed it, send an email to [email protected] You will be sent an evaluation and a certificate of completion to keep in your portfolio once finished along with a prize.

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