Chariho Reading Lists

Summer Reading Lists for the Chariho Schools

Hope Valley Elementary School

No specific reading list is provided

Chariho Middle School

Students are required to read two books over the summer at their independent reading level. Students are not required to read books from their suggested grade level list. To find the details regarding Chariho Middle School’s Summer Reading program and the suggested lists for each grade level please just click the link below.

Chariho Middle School Summer Reading Program

Chariho High School

1984, By George Orwell

A Farewell to Arms, By Ernest Hemingway

A Prayer for Owen Meaney, By John Irving

A Separate Peace, By John Knowles

A Time to Kill, By John Grisham

Al Capone Does My Shirts, By Gennifer Gholdenko

Alice (Series), By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

All the King’s Men, By Robert Penn Warren

America: A Novel, By E.R. Frank

An American Tragedy, By Theodore Dreiser

Angus, Thongs, and Perfect Snogging, By Louise Rennison

As I Lay Dying, By William Faulkner

Beloved, By Toni Morrison

Black Boy, By Richard Wright

Bless Me Ultima, By Rudolfo Anaya

Blood and Chocolate, By Annette Curtis Klause

Brave New World, By Aldous Huxley

Brideshead Revisited, By Evelyn Waugh

Cat’s Cradle, By Kurt Vonnegut

Catch-22, By Joseph Heller

City of Thieves, By David Benioff

Crank, By Ellen Hopkins

Cut, By Patricia McCormick

Daughters of Eve, By Lois Duncan

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, By Johnathan Safran Foer

Fahrenheit 451, By Ray Bradbury

Fallen Angels, By Walter Dean Myers

Fat Kid Rules the World, By K.L. Going

Flowers in the Attic, By V.C. Andrews

For Whom the Bell Tolls, By Ernest Hemingway

Friday Night Lights, By H.G. Bissenger

Glass, By Ellen Hopkins

Go Ask Alice, By Anonymous

Go Tell it on the Mountain, By James Baldwin

Gone with the Wind, By Margaret Mitchell

Gossip Girl (Series), By Cecily Von

Grendel, By John Gardner

History Alive!: The Medieval World and Beyond, By Bert Bower and Jim Lobdell

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, By Maya Angelou

In Cold Blood, By Truman Capote

Invisible Man, By Ralph Ellison

Kaffir Boy, By Mark Mathabane

Life is Funny, By E.R. Frank

Looking for Alaska, By John Green

Lord of the Flies, By William Golding

Lush, By Natasha Friend

My Sister’s Keeper, By Jodi Picoult

Native Son, By Richard Wright

Nickel and Dimed, By Barbara Ehrenreich

Of Mice and Men, By John Steinbeck

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, By Ken Kesey

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, By Marjane Satrapi

Rabbit, Run, By John Updike

Rainbow Boys, By Alex Sanchez

Shade’s Children, By Garth Nix

Slaughterhouse-Five, By Kurt Vonnegut

Some Girls Are, By Courtney Summers

Snow Falling on Cedars, By David Guterson

Song of Solomon, By Toni Morrison

Sophie’s Choice, By William Styron

Speak, By Laurie Halse Anderson

Stay Fat for Sarah Byrnes, By Chris Crutcher

Summer of My German Soldier, By Bette Green

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, By Sherman Alexie

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, By Mark Twain

The Awakening, By Kate Chopin

The Bluest Eye, By Toni Morrison

The Call of the Wild, By Jack London

The Chocolate War, By Robert Cormier

The Color Purple, By Alice Walker

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, By Mark Haddon

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Tings, By Carolyn Mackler

The Face on the Milk Carton, By Caroline Cooney

The Giver, By Lois Lowry

The Glass Castle, By Jeanette Walls

The Grapes of Wrath, By John Steinbeck

The Handmaid’s Tale, By Margaret Atwood

The House of the Spirits, By Isabel Allende

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, By Rebecca Skloot

The Jungle, By Upton Sinclair

The Kite Runner, By Khaled Hosseini

The Lord of the Rings, By J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lovely Bones, By Alice Sebold

The Perks of Being a Wallflower, By Stephen Chbosky

The Sun Also Rises, By Ernest Hemingway

The Terrorist, By Caroline Cooney

The Things They Carried, By Tim O’Brien

Their Eyes Were Watching God, By Zora Neale Hurston

Thirteen Reasons Why, By Jay Asher

This Book is Gay, By James Dawon

Ttyl; ttfn; l8r;g8r (series), By Lauren Myracle

Whale Talk, By Chris Crutcher

What My Mother Doesn’t Know, By Sonya Sones

When Dad Killed Mom, By Julius Lester