Mr. Oiler – MS English/Reading

Middle School English


6th-8th GRADE

Dear HFCS Parents and Students,

Happy Summer! Below I have listed our suggested summer reading books. For your convenience I have also included book reviews from Common Sense Media to help in the decision-making process. Have a safe, restful, and fun summer!

God bless,

Mr. Oiler


  • Choose two books from the list below. Type a 1-page summary for ONE book (12 point, Times New Roman Font). Write in your best handwriting a 1-page letter to the author for the second book.

The Book of Boy by: Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by: Jessica Townsend

Bob by: Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead

The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by: Michael Berry

Pay Attention, Carter Jones by: Gary D. Schmidt

Other Words for Home by: Jasmine Warga




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The vocabulary words and definitions can be found on Quizlet to assist the students in studying for their Vocabulary Tests. There are flashcards and various games to help them prepare.

Use Lexile to find books on your child’s reading level. Just input your child’s lexile score from their Scantron results sheet passed out at parent/teacher conferences.