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Hamden High School

Summer Reading 2017

2017 HHS Summer Reading Assignment

Use Destiny, our online catalog to search for summer reading books. Search by author, title, genre, and subject! Scroll down for more recommendations.

Got a love for books?  Check out the Miller Library Summer Teen Program for fun and delicious summer activities!

Looking for a good book to read?

HHS Summer Reading-- Book recommendations and multiple book lists.

2017 CT Reads--The Connecticut State Reading Challenge theme this year is SPORTS. The state's recommended lists include sport themed titles, as well as popular and classic titles.

www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten--The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! 

www.ala.org/yalsa/alex-awards--The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. 

www.ala.org/yalsa/printz-award--The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

2017 Nutmeg Winner & Book Awards--Quality literature read and nominated by teens.

2016 and 2015 best of the best--Provided by the Young Adult Library Services, this is a short list of the best book for teens in all genres. Brief descriptions for each title are included.

 www.goodreads.com--Goodreads is an excellent interactive website for book lovers. You can read book reviews and ratings here, and search by genre.


YASLA 2017 Teens' Top Nominees
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YALSA 2016 Top 10 Picks
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It is the mission of Hamden Public Schools to ensure all our students learn to the best of their potential each and every day they are entrusted to our care.

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