Summer Reading List 2018
Favourite Graphic Novel:
The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag
Thirteen-year-old Aster has a talent for spells. There's just one problem - in his family, only girls are raised to be witches. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Aster still hasn't shifted, and he can't seem to give up his fascination with witchery, no matter how forbidden it may be.
When a mysterious demon captures his friends, he knows he can save them - but only if he uses his powers as a witch.
The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani DasGupta
Interdimensional adventures of a demon-slaying princess based in Indian folklore. Need I say more? Awesome, funny, and action-packed!
(Check it out if you're a Percy Jackson fan!)
Favourite Realistic Fiction:
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake
A tornado rips through town, destroying twelve-year-old Ivy's home. While piecing her life back together, another life-changing thing happens: she starts to develop a crush on another girl at school.
An inspiring story about how we struggle with and can learn to celebrate our true selves.
Favourite Gentle Read:
The Boy, the Bird, & the Coffin Maker by Matilda Woods
This enchanting novel is one you'll want to curl up with - a charming story of love, loss, family, and friendship that makes the world sparkle and feel like a warmer, more beautiful place.
Rebound by Kwame Alexander
If you loved The Crossover, you will love this novel-in-verse, part-graphic-comic prequel too. Find out what basketball star and jazz-music-loving Chuck Bell was all about when he was twelve years old.
If you haven't read The Crossover (please do it now!), you'll still love Rebound.
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