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2019 Summer Reading Lists

As the end of the school year approaches and we turn our attention to the summer, it is also time to think about summer reading. 

Each grade level at Lausanne has summer reading and, in some cases, assignments that come along with the summer reading. 

Below are the summer reading assignments for each grade level. 

Early Childhood (COMING SOON)


Lower School (coming soon)


Middle School

Fifth Grade:

Mandatory for all students:               

  • Abduction! by Peg Kehret                    

Students also choose one:                   

  • The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau          
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt        
  • The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech       
  • Nothing to Fear by Jackie French Koller     
Sixth Grade:                                      

All rising 6th grade students must read

  • Wonder by RJ Palacio 
Seventh Grade:                                 

All rising 7th grade students must read

  • Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko      
  • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander                   
Eighth Grade:                                  

All rising 8th grade students must read

  • Animal Farm by George Orwell                
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee        

Upper School