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diverse 7th grade reading list

Here's a diverse summer reading list for a 7th grader that includes a variety of genres and perspectives:

  1. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio - A heartwarming story about a boy with facial differences attending school for the first time.

  2. "Brown Girl Dreaming" by Jacqueline Woodson - A memoir in verse about growing up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s.

  3. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry - A thought-provoking dystopian novel about a society that has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness."

  4. "Esperanza Rising" by Pam Muñoz Ryan - The story of a young girl's journey from a privileged life in Mexico to the labor camps of California during the Great Depression.

  5. "Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan - A fantasy-adventure novel based on Greek mythology.

  6. "Inside Out & Back Again" by Thanhha Lai - A moving tale of a young Vietnamese girl's immigration to America.

  7. "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros - A series of vignettes about a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago.

  8. "A Long Walk to Water" by Linda Sue Park - Based on a true story, this novel follows two children in Sudan on a quest for survival.

  9. "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" by Elizabeth George Speare - A historical fiction novel set in 17th-century New England.

  10. "When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead - A mystery intertwined with elements of science fiction and coming-of-age themes.

Remember to check with your school for any specific reading requirements they may have for the summer. Would you like assistance with anything else?

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