For those students who need to find just the right book, here are some additional summer reading lists.
2019 Summer Reading from the Horn Book: Middle School
2019 Summer Reading from the Horn Book: Intermediate
Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge (list contains all ages)
Summer Reading at Bank Street Upper School
Kid Lit Collective Summer 2019: a curated list that "celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and intersecting identities"
ALSC (Association for Library Services to Children, a division of ALA (American Library Association) Summer Reading List 6-8
Pollard's and High Rock's lists are here as well to make comparisons easy. Happy reading this summer!
Pollard Summer Reading: Annotated and with Cover Images
High Rock's List with Annotations and Cover Images List