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Summer Reading 2022

Information about Summer Reading 2022 Choices

Notes

Quick Look at All Books

Below find links to Reviews, Purchasing Options, and Borrowing options for all books.

NoveList is a book recommendation and review service the CCHS Library subscribes to. It may contain reviews from Booklist, Kirkus, Publisher's Weekly, School Library Journal, as well as much more about the book. 

Passwords for CCHS students and faculty are located on this Google Document.

NOTE: Some review websites, such as Common Sense Media and the New York Times only allow a user to view a limited number of reviews

Individual book pages with supplemental information will be available in May.

Book of Joy - Quick Look

Non-Fiction, Prose

Reviews
Purchase 
Borrow (requires public library card, limited copies available)
  • Multnomah County Library 

Crossover - Quick Look

Fiction, Realistic, Verse  (or Verse with Illustrations)

Major Awards: Newberry Medal (2015), Coretta Scott King (Honor, 2015)

Reviews
Purchase 
Borrow 

 

Additional Version

There is also a version of The Crossover with illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile.  The text is identical to the Novel-in-Verse, with only minor page-formatting changes. Either version is an acceptable choice for summer reading.

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Quick Look

Fiction, Realistic, Prose, Mystery

Alex Award (2004) (outstanding adult books that provide teenagers with an introduction to adult literature.)

Reviews
  • GoodReads
  • Kirkus (starred review)
  • NPR
  • See additional  Reviews from Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal via NoveList link above.
Purchase 
Borrow 
  • Multnomah County Library (requires public library card, limited copies available) 
  • Learning Ally

Love, Hate and Other Filters - Quick Look

Reviews

Purchase 
Borrow 
  • Multnomah County Library (requires public library card, limited copies available) 
  • Learning Ally

March - Quick Look

The third volume (March: Book Three) of this series won:  The National Book Award (2016), The Printz Award(2017), the Coretta Scott King Award(2017), and an Eisner Award (Best Reality Based Book, 2017)

Non-Fiction, Graphic Novel, Memoir, 20th Century History

Reviews
Purchase 
Borrow 
  • Multnomah County Library (requires public library card, limited copies available) 
    • print
    • ebook (via Hoopla -- unlimited readers, see notes below)
  • Learning Ally

Important Note #1:  Three Book Series

March: Book One   is the first volume of a three book series.  The compete story is told through three volumes (plus a sequel entitled Run). 

We highly encourage readers to go beyond minimum requirements and read the full series. All three volumes are available at no cost (see Important Note #2)

Important Note #2: Online Access  

March: Book One (as well as Book Two  and Book Three) is available to read digitally, at no cost, using a Multnomah County Library card.   Any person attending school within Multnomah County qualifies for a Multnomah County Library Card.  Accessing the digital version of the book uses the  Hoopla app.

See the links below for information about getting a public library card and the hoopla app.

Last Cuentista - Quick Look

Major Awards: Newbery Medal (2022), Pura Belpre Award (Childrens', 2022)
Fiction, Prose, Science Fiction
Reviews
Purchase 
Borrow 
  • Multnomah County Library (requires public library card, limited copies available) 

Six of Crows - Quick Look

Fiction, Prose, Fantasy, Heist
Reviews
Purchase 
Borrow 
  • Multnomah County Library (requires public library card, limited copies available) 
  • Learning Ally

Stamped - Quick Look

Non-Fiction, Prose

Reviews
Purchase 
Borrow 
  • Multnomah County Library (requires public library card, limited copies available) 
  • Learning Ally

Advanced Option: Stamped from the Beginning

Readers interested in a longer, more complex, read for their Summer Reading choice may choose the original version of the book: Stamped from the Beginning, by Ibram X. Kendi. However, all readers are welcome to read Reynolds' remix if they choose to do so.