Summer 2013 Recommended Reading List

Rising Eighth Grade 2013-2014

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Nonfiction Books

A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times by Benson BobrickA Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times
Bobrick, Benson
Call Number: 796.48 B6637 TEEN
2012
Describes the story of the Olympic Games, the courage, prowess, and strength of the athletes, and the obstacles to be overcome.

Fiction Books

Lunch-Box Dream by Tony AbbottLunch-Box Dream
Abbott, Tony
2013
A white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing.