Persons of a Mean and Vile Condition Inseventy years after Virginia was founded, a hundred years before it supplied leadership for the American Revolution, that colony faced a rebellion of white frontiersmen, joined by slaves and servants, a rebellion so threatening that the governor had to flee the burning capital of Jamestown, and England decided to send a thousand soldiers across the Atlantic, hoping to maintain order among forty thousand colonists. This was Bacon's Rebellion. After the uprising was suppressed, its leader, Nathaniel Bacon, dead, and his associates hanged, Bacon was described in a Royal Commission report:
Reading List Suggested Reading for Middle School Students Grades 6—8 The following titles are recommended as summer reading both to maintain fluency and reading level and to encourage independent reading.
Students may find these titles at libraries and bookstores. Three Arkadians wander through a fantasy land from one misadventure to another. An out-of-work bean counter, a young woman of mysterious talents, and a poet try to escape the wicked King Bromios and his crooked soothsayers.
Two women, one white and one black, tell the story of their escape from a southern farm during the s and of their difficult journey north to freedom.
Mystery of the Cupboard. After moving to a home his mother recently inherited, Omri uncovers the mystery of the house and its link to a magic cupboard.
A sequel to Indian in the Cupboard. The story of schoolboys who fought during the Civil War to stop the Union troops. A Boy Called Slow: The True Story of Sitting Bull. The true story of a child so deliberate and methodical he was called Slow; he turns out to be Sitting Bull, the Lakota's greatest leader.
Six Iroquois stories illustrated with dramatic scratchboard. The Moon and I. The author describes her hilarious adventures with a black snake and some comical stories about her first attempts at becoming a professional writer.
With Every Drop of Blood. Although Johnny promises his dying father he will not desert the family to fight for the rebel cause, the lure of adventure and financial gain are strong. The book realistically focuses on the reasons the Civil War was fought as well as the enormity of the suffering of soldiers and civilians.
Six high school juniors discover surprising things about themselves and their friends in the diaries they are asked to keep as a three-month English assignment. In this sequel to Both Sides of Time, Anne Lockwood returns to New York City in the s where she discovers her friends from her former trip are suffering through hard times.
As a time traveler, she must learn nineteenth-century ways to help her friends. Imagine owning a talking toad! Read about Jennifer's remarkable adventures after she purchases such a talented pet.
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. When twelve-year-old Jeremy unwittingly buys a dragon's egg, his whole life changes. Mary Louis is keeping a journal as an English class assignment. Through the entries, the events of her summer come alive. Thirteen renowned picture book illustrators describe their childhood, working methods, and sources of inspiration, as well as offer advice for budding artists.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham— A family story, both comic and moving, touches on the frightening times of the early civil rights movement. A homeless girl in Medieval England finds a place when she becomes a midwife's apprentice.
This historical narrative tells the story of the growth of hatred and fierce competition between a nineteen-year-old Abenaki warrior, Ogistin, and Vermont settler, John Stark.
A Biography with Illustrations. A biography with rich insights into the life of an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator, including full-color reproductions of his early work. A Child's Life in Sarajevo.
This personal narrative of life, death, and the loss of childhood depicts Zlata's life before and during the war in Bosnia. A Life of Discovery. A biography of one of this century's most outstanding, inspirational women.
Below please find the summer assignment links for school year. You may also find copies in our student services offices. Summer assignments will be due at . Access Google Drive with a free Google account (for personal use) or G Suite account (for business use). Reading List Suggested Reading for Middle School Students (Grades 6–8) The following titles are recommended as summer reading both to maintain fluency and reading level and to encourage independent reading.
This engaging historical biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton presents a lively look at her impatient, outspoken personality as she fought for women's suffrage. A terrific sequel to Julie of the Wolves.
When Julie returns to her father's Eskimo village, she struggles to find a way to save her beloved wolves in a changing Arctic world. Keeping a dragon in a New York City apartment can be challenging! Twelve-year-old Cole learns how to work with a logging horse as well as valuable lessons about life from his Uncle Daney.
In a series of letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl reveals the struggles of her family's flight from Russia in It's Nothing to a Mountain.Every student will have a required summer reading assignment in English and Social Studies.
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Kate Messner, author of Breakout and the Ranger in Time series. I look for small things when I write. Often, the tiniest detail is the best detail when it comes to grounding a scene in a particular time and place or bringing a huge, sweeping moment back to the personal.
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