Summer Reading & Learning Opportunities


A collection of resources for parents and children to refer to over the summer break. These resources provide students with self-directed learning opportunities that build upon the momentum of the school year.

STM Mandatory Summer Reading

Students entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grade have been assigned required summer reading. Students will complete projects based on the books after school begins. 6th grade is required to read Restart by Gordon Korman. 7th grade is required to read Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick and Refugee by Alan Gratz. 8th grade is required to read I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda and one other book from the list of suggestions. Any questions contact Mrs. Boyle at To download and print the list, go to and click on Summer 2021 Reading Requirements.