Summer 2013 Recommended Reading List

Rising Seventh Grade 2013-2014

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Nonfiction Books

The Skull in the Rock: How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins by Lee BergerThe Skull in the Rock: How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins
Berger, Lee
Call Number: 569.9 B4964 TEEN
2012
Tells the story of how Professor Lee Berger and his nine-year-old son used Google Earth to find a new way to study the history of human evolution.

Fiction Books

Sophia' War: A Tale of the Revolution by Avi Sophia' War: A Tale of the Revolution
Call Number: J AVI
2012
In 1776, after witnessing the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, newly occupied by the British army, young Sophia Calderwood resolves to do all she can to help the American cause, including becoming a spy.