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Summer Reading List Released

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces its 3rd Annual Summer Reading List.
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Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces its 3rd Annual Summer Reading List. The best books to read this summer:

  • Lord of the Rings Trilogy – Because, come on, when else will students have the time?
  • The Hobbit – December 14, 2012 couldn’t come soon enough.
  • Lord of the Flies – If students are dreaming of an island getaway, this will majorly rain on their parade.
  • Walden – Take the summer to be at one with nature… and a book.
  • The Bacchae – Summertime… and the living is easy.
  • Call of the Wild – Sure, it’s about winter, but summer is the best time to heed the call.
  • Holes – This one’s about a summer camp – a prison camp, but hey, it’s hot and there’s a lake.
  • The Phantom Tollbooth – School’s out, but learning’s not.
  • Matilda – Roald Dahl: a kid’s best friend. He’ll even help kids plan some pranks for next year.
  • The Alchemyst – Students are going to want to jump on this bandwagon.
  • Beautiful Creatures – The next Twilight?
  • The Sun Also Rises – It’s kind of like The Bacchae (see above). In Spain. With bullfighters.
  • The Three Musketeers – Need some inspiration for summer adventure? These are the guys for it. P.S. Swashbuckling. Great word.
  • Light in August – Self-explanatory.
  • Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows – Suffering from withdrawal? Relive the magic.
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Duh.
  • Big Sur – Road trip!
  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler –Just because it’s awesome.
  • Catching Fire – Lather, rinse and repeat until a student can move on to Mockingjay.
  • Inferno – Just some light reading.

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The third annual Summer Reading List from Shmoop ranks the top twenty books for high school and middle school students to read over the summer. Shmoop lists both recently published reads as well as literary classics. A few of the classics include the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Lord of the Flies and The Call of the Wild, while newer books like The Alchemyst, Beautiful Creatures and Catching Fire made the list as well.

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