Waring School Summer Reading 2021

We are excited to announce that this summer’s all-school reading book will be World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. 

Students are also assigned a Humanities Summer Reading, based on their grade.

Humanities summer readings will be as follows:
Core (Grades 6 and 7): The Golden Goblet by Eloise McGraw
Group 1 (Grade 8): The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Groups 2-3 (Grades 9 and 10): 1984 by George Orwell 
Groups 4-5 (Grades 11 and 12): Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry edited by Joy Harjo

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313652
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

The Golden Goblet (Newbery Library, Puffin) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140303353
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - May 6th, 1986

The Grapes of Wrath: (Centennial Edition) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780142000663
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - January 8th, 2002

1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet -

Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry Cover Image
By Joy Harjo (Editor), Carla D. Hayden (Foreword by), The Library of Congress (With)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780393867916
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021