2013 SUMMER READING IDEAS
Here is a list of recommended books for INCOMING 8TH GRADERS. This is completely voluntary. These are books on the district-approved eighth grade reading list that we will not have time to read/assign.
Little Women – Alcott
The Hiding Place – Boom (Parent caution: This is a detailed book about the Holocaust. Use your discretion as to read or not.)
Call of the Wild – London
Twelve Angry Men – Rose
The Witch of Blackbird Pond – Speare
Stargirl – Spinelli
Dragonwings – Yep
Mission Viejo Library E-Books
Need information for a science or history report? Want access to electronic books for check-out? Check out the online resources available to students through the Mission Viejo Library! All you need is a library card to access the information. Go to the Mission Viejo Library website at http://www.cmvl.org . At the home page select the RESEARCH IT dropdown menu. Then click ELECTRONIC RESOURCES (ARTICLES AND MORE). On the ELECTRONIC RESOURCES page, there is a list of subjects for the library online resources. These can be sorted alphabetically for easy use. Once you select the database you want, click past the City of Mission Viejo disclaimer, and you will be asked to enter your Mission Viejo Library card number. If you don't have a card, you can sign up online!
Book Club Meeting
Book: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Synopsis: Jacob thought his grandfather's stories and pictures were fake until his grandfather died under suspicious circumstances. Then, Jacob traveled across the sea and across time to find out the truth about the magical children.
Meeting: Tuesday, May 7th, from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the Newhart Library
- There are five copies of this book in our library.
- Talk to Mrs. Wendehost for more information.
- Preview any books your child reads.