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Summer Reading 2024

2024 Fall Creek Intermediate Summer Reading Suggestions:  

 

Bee Bakshi and the Gingerbread Sisters by Emi Pinto

Forced to spend the summer with her loud Indian family, Bee finds things looking up when she stumbles on a magical house that transforms her into the cool girl she always wanted to be- until she learns the price she must pay. (Scary)  

  

The Braid Girls by Sherri Winston

Three girls start a hair-braiding business at their summer camp to make money, while competing against a rival business that threatens their plans. (Realistic Fiction)  

 

Heroes by Alan Gratz

Aboard a battleship with their Navy pilot fathers during WWII during an attack by the Japanese, Frank and Stanley find their friendship in jeopardy when Stanley is seen as the "enemy" because his mother is Japanese American. (Historical Fiction)  

  

Hoops by Matt Tavares

Inspired by a true story, this graphic novel about the ongoing battle of women striving for equality in sports follows the Wilkins Regional High School girls' basketball team in 1975 Indiana.  (Realistic Fiction Sports)  

  

Izzy at the End of the World by K.A. Reynolds

An autistic girl faced with disaster, Izzy Wilder and her dog Akka set out to discover the truth behind humanity's disappearance, facing life's greatest mysteries as they uncover the true endurance of the human spirit to save the world. (Science Fiction)  

  

The Jules Verne Prophecy by Larry Schwarz

When a mysterious book by the legendary science-fiction writer falls into their hands, three unlikely friends, using the hidden codes written inside, set off on an epic treasure hunt throughout Paris and soon discover they aren’t the only ones searching for the hidden riches. (Adventure)  

 

Keynan Masters and the Peerless Magic Crew  by DaVaun Sanders

Attending Peerless Academy, Keynan Masters discovers a corrupt magic, and, unlocking his freestyling powers, sets out to unravel the school's secrets with his crew of new friends while trying to save the world from massive storms stemming from mysterious forces.  (Fantasy)

 

The Lost Library by Rebecca Stead

When a mysterious Little Free Library guarded by a large orange cat appears overnight, eleven-year-old Evan plucks two weathered books from its shelves, never suspecting that his life is about to change. (Mystery) 

   

Slugfest by Gordon Korman

Forced to take Physical Education Equivalency, aka "Slugfest," in summer school so he can maintain his star spot on the JV football team, Yash recruits his fellow PE rejects to train with him and pass this course, an endeavor that turns into a summer he'll never forget. (Humor)

 

Where are the Aliens? The Search for Life Beyond Earth by Stacy McAnulty

Taking readers on a journey through theories of discovery, from the Big Bang to today’s technological advancements, this entertaining, science-based book explores one of the universe’s greatest mysteries -- does life exist beyond Earth? (Nonfiction) 

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