Bromfield Summer Reading 2017


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Bromfield Summer Reading 2017

Bromfield Summer Reading Lists are available online at:
The Harvard Public Library is happy to make available copies of required summer reading books for Bromfield students to borrow.
Students who come to the Harvard Public Library can find the Bromfield Summer Reading Cart upstairs next to the Reference Desk. There are copies of required summer reading titles both in print and audiobooks.
Through several separate digital collections, Harvard Public Library offers Bromfield students digital versions of their required summer reading. Students may download copies (eBooks and eAudiobooks) from these digital collections.   Information on availability of digital copies and links are available through the grade links below.
Students and parents may call the Reference Desk at 978-456-4114 or email


Bromfield Summer Reading Grade Links

Books on the Reference Cart at HPL by Title

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (OvDr. EB, Axis EB & OneC)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB & Aud , Fread, OneC, hoopla EB & Audio)
Atonement by Ian McEwan (OO Aud. CD & OvDr. EB)
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (OvDr. EB & Aud, Axis EB & OneC)
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB)
Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard (Aud CD–OO & OneC)
The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan (Aud CD–OO; Axis eAudio & OneC)
Booked by Kwame Alexander (Aud CD–OO; OvDr. EB & Axis EB & OneC )
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler:  Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose (Aud CD–OO; OvDr. EB & Axis EB & OneC )
The Chosen by Chaim Potok (Aud. CD & OverDr. EB))
The Color of Water by James McBride (OO Aud. CD & OverDr. EB)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Bantam Abridged) by Alexander Dumas (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB & Aud, Fread)
Dead to Me by Mary McCoy (No Audio & No e-versions available)
Dream On, Amber by Emma Shevah (Aud CD, OvDr. EB, Axis EB, Fread, Hoopla EB & One C.)
Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow (No Audio available & OvDr. EB)
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Aud. CD & OverDr. EB & Axis EB)
Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods by Hal Johnson (No Audio available & Fread)
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (Aud CD–OO; OvDr. EB & Aud; Axis Aud)
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB & Aud, Fread & Axis EB)
The Great Green Heist by Varian Johnson (No Audio available & OvDr. EB)
Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel by Megan Morrison (No Aud CD; No eBook; Axis Audio)
Henry V (Folger Edition) by William Shakespeare
Henry V (1989 DVD) Starring Kenneth Branagh
Henry V: The Hollow Crown (2012 DVD) Directed by Thea Sharrock, BBC
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar (Aud CD–OO Axis EB; no eAudio)
King Henry, IV Part II by William Shakespeare (Aud CD)
I am Malala: How One Girl Stood up for by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick
Education and Changed the World (Young reader's edition) (Aud CD –OO; OvDr. EB & Audio; Axis EB & audio)
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo (Axis EB & Aud. OneClick)
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (Aud. CD & OverDr. EB & Aud & Axis EB) )
I Kill the Mockingbird by Paul Acampora (No Audio and No e-versions)
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer (Aud CD & OverDr. EB & Axis EB)
The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Aud CD; OvDr. EB & eAudio )
Life of Pi by Yann Martel (OvDr. EB & Aud. Hoopla audio)
Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic (OvDr. EB)
Listen, Slowly by Thanhhà Lai (Aud CD –OO eAudio hoopla)
Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff (Aud CD  & No e-versions)
Mark of the Thief  by Jennifer Nielsen (Aud CD; OvDr. EB & Hoopla Aud)
Masterminds by Gordon Korman (Aud CD; OvDr. EB & Hoopla Aud)
Maus: A Survivor's Tale, Parts I & II (2 Volumes)  by Art Spiegleman
Me & Miranda Mullaly by Jake Gerhardt (No Audio & Axis EB)
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (OvDr. EB & Aud, Axis EB & Hoopla Aud.)
Meditations from a Movable Chair by Andre Dubus
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin (Aud CD, & OvDr. EB & Audio)
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes (No Audio or e-versions)
The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan (OvDr. EB & Aud. & Hoopla Aud.)
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton (Aud. CD & OvDr. EB & Aud. & Axis Audio)
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving (Aud. CD & OvrDr. EB)                   
Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West by Candace Fleming (Aud CD –OO & hoopla Audio)
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli (Biblio EB  Fread, Axis EB  OneC Hoop EB&Aud)
A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf (OvDr. EB)
Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip through the Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney (No Audio or e-versions)
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (No Audio eBook Axis & OvDr.)
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (Aud CD. oo; OvDr. EB & Aud., Axis EB & Aud.)
Samurai Rising by Pamela S. Turner (Aud CD; eBook Axis & hoopla & OneC Aud)
The Secret Life of Bees by Susan Monk Kidd (Aud. CD & OvDr. EB & Axis  EB)
Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan (Aud CD; eBook Axis)
Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion (Fread & Hoopla EB)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (Aud. CD & OvDr. Aud & EB)
Symphony for the City of the Dead by M. T. Anderson  (Aud. CD, OverDr EB & Axis EB)
Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Aud CD oo & OvDr. EB)
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB, Axis EB & Hoopla Aud)
Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (Aud. CD,  OneC  & Fread hoopla EB & Audio)
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (OvDr. EB)
Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley (Aud. CD)
A World Lit by Fire by William Manchester (hoopla audio)
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan (Aud CD. oo; OvDr. EB; Axis EB & OneC)



Books on the Reference Cart at HPL by Author

Alexander, Kwame Booked    8th Grade
Alexie, Sherman The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian    9th Grade
Anderson, Laurie Halse Speak    9th & 9th Honors
Anderson, M. T. Symphony for the City of the Dead    10th Grade
Acampora, Paul I Kill the Mockingbird     8th Grade
Auxier, Jonathan The Night Gardener    8th Grade
Beatty, Robert Serafina and the Black Cloak     8th Grade
Black, Holly and Cassandra Clare The Iron Trial    8th Grade
Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth    9th Honors
Capote, Truman In Cold Blood     11th Honors
Dumas, Alexander The Count of Monte Cristo    10th Honors
Eagar, Lindsay Hour of the Bees    8th Grade
Gemeinhart, Dan Some Kind of Courage    8th Grade
Gerhardt, Jake Me & Miranda Mullaly    8th Grade
Graff, Lisa Lost in the Sun    8th Grade
Green, John The Fault in Our Stars 9th & 9th Honors
Hannah, Kristin The Nightingale 10th Grade
Hardy, Thomas Tess of the D’Urbervilles AP English
Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders 7th Grade
Hoose, Phillip The Boys Who Challenged Hitler 8th Grade
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly Fish in a Tree 8th Grade
Hurston, Zora Neale Their Eyes Were Watching God 11th & 11th Honors
Jarrow, Gail Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary 8th Grade
Johnson, Hal Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods 8th Grade
Johnson, Jaleigh The Mark of the Dragonfly 8th Grade
Johnson, Varian The Great Green Heist 8th Grade
Kidd, Susan Monk The Secret Life of Bees 9th & 9th Honors
Kingsolver, Barbara The Bean Trees 9th & 9th Honors
Korman, Gordon Masterminds 8th Grade
Krakauer, Jon Into The Wild 11th
LaCour, Nina and David Levithan You Know Me Well 10th Grade
Leonard, M.G. Beetle Boy 8th Grade
Machiavelli, Niccolò The Prince AP European History
Martel, Yann Life of Pi 10th Grade & Honors
Manchester, William A World Lit by Fire AP European History
McCarthy, Cormac The Road AP English
McCoy, Mary Dead to Me 8th Grade
McBride, James The Color of Water 12th Grade
McEwan, Ian Atonement 12th Honors & AP English
Morrison, Megan Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel 8th Grade
Myers, Alex Revolutionary 10th Grade
Nielsen, Jennifer Mark of the Thief 8th Grade
Niven, Jennifer All the Bright Places 10th Grade
Potok, Chaim The Chosen 9th Honors
Russo, Meredith If I was Your Girl 10th Grade
Shakespeare, William King Henry, IV Part II AP English
Shakespeare, William Henry V (Folger Edition) 12th Grade Honors
Sheinkin, Steve Most Dangerous 8th Grade
Shevah, Emma Dream On, Amber 8th Grade
Shusterman, Neal and Eric Elfman Tesla’s Attic 8th Grade
Spiegleman, Art Maus: A Survivor's Tale, Parts I & II (2 Volumes) 10th Grade
Sullivan, Tara The Bitter Side of Sweet 8th Grade
Tanquary, Kathryn The Night Parade 8th Grade
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 10th Grade
Vujicic, Nick Life Without Limits 10th Grade
Whaley, John Corey Where Things Come Back 9th & 9th Honors
Yousafzai, Malala I am Malala (Young reader's edition) 10th Grade

Monty Tech Summer Reading

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB & Aud , Axis EB & Aud)
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB & Aud , Axis EB & Aud)
Graceling by Kristin Cashore (OvDr. EB & Aud , Axis EB & Aud)
I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak (OvDr. EB & Aud)
Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira
Red Rising by Pierce Brown (OvDr. EB)
This is Where is Ends by Marieke Nijkamp (OvDr. EB, Axis EB, Freading EB & hoopla EB))
Underwater: A Novel by Marisa Reichardt (Axis EB)
We are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson (Axis EB & Aud)
Dead Wake by Erik Larson (Aud. CD, OvDr. EB & Aud , Axis EB & Aud)
Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs
On Writing by Stephen King (Axis EB)
Players: the Story of Sports and
Money, and the Visionaries Who
Fought to Create a Revolution by Matthew Futterman
Reskilling America: Learning to
Labor in the Twenty-First Century by Katherine S. Newman, Hella Winston
The Beautiful Struggle: A Father,
Two Sons and an Unlikely Road to
Manhood by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Boys in the Boat:
Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest
for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (OvDr. EB & Aud , Axis EB & Aud)