School Summer Reading

Elk Grove High School | Holmes Junior High | John Hersey High School | Lincoln Middle School | Prospect High School | River Trails Middle School | Rolling Meadows High School

Elk Grove High School

EGHS students are asked to complete five activities in the “Choose Your Own Adventure” Summer Reading Challenge. See the EGHS Challenge game board:

Holmes Junior High

There is no mandatory summer reading assignment for Holmes students this year.

John Hersey High School

JHHS challenges students to read 30 minutes a day this summer. See the JHHS Summer Reading website for details and suggestions.

Lincoln Middle School

There is no mandatory summer reading assignment for Lincoln students. See Lincoln’s summer reading letter:

Prospect High School

PHS Summer Reading website

The Handmaid's Tale book cover

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Mamba Mentality book cover

The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by Kobe Bryant

Hill Women: finding family and a way forward in the Appalachian mountains book cover

Hill Women: Finding Family and a Way Forward in the Appalachian Mountains by Cassie Chambers

the voyager record: a transmission book cover

The Voyager Record: A Transmission by Anthony Michael Morena

trail of lightning book cover

Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

River Trails Middle School

6th Grade
me, Frida, and the secret of the peacock ring book cover

Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes

stormy seas: stories of young boat refugees book cover

Stormy Seas by Mary Beth Leatherdale

7th Grade
I was their American dream book cover

I Was Their American Dream by Malaka Ghariba

Karma Khullar's Mustache book cover

Karma Khullar’s Mustache by Kristi Wientge

American Born Chinese graphic novel

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

8th Grade
the crossover book cover

The Crossover by Kwame Alexande

(Note: Students should read the novel, not the graphic novel adaptation

rules of the road book cover

Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer

42 is not just a number book cover

42 is Not Just a Number by Doreen Rappaport

the red bandanna book cover

The Red Bandanna (Young Readers’ Edition) by Tom Rinaldi

Rolling Meadows High School

RMHS Summer Reading Information:

a heart in a body in the world book cover

A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti

Dreamland Burning book cover

Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

when I was Puerto Rican book cover

When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago