Summer Reading

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Summer Reading 2016

Upper School Requirements

Upper School students are required to read The Rent Collector by Camron Wright. Wright will be visiting Baylor August 29 - 30 to share the emotional story behind his book about Cambodian families struggling for survival at the Stung Meanchey dump.

Upper School students will also read at least two other titles of their choice. For suggestions by Baylor faculty and staff, please read the recommended reading list below. The AP course summer reading required titles and the summer reading log are also available below.

Upper School Recommended Reading List 2016
Upper School Reading Log 2016.docx 
AP_Summer_Reading_2016.pdf

Middle School Requirements

Middle School students are required to read at least one book from a selected list of titles by Jordan Sonnenblick. In addition to the Sonnenblick titles, students will select two books from the recommended reading list for their grade levels. The recommended reading lists, reading response assignments, and the summer reading log will are available below.

6th Grade Summer Reading 2016
7th Grade Summer Reading 2016
8th Grade Summer Reading 2016
Middle School Summer Reading Log 2016 
2016 Summer Reading 7 & 8 Grade Part B Guide

Additional Resources  

Library and Bookstore Information

The Baylor Campus Store maintains a selection of the summer reading titles all summer. 

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Save The Date!

Baylor School is partnering with Erlanger Hospital in hosting an evening with award-winning author Jordan Sonnenblick. This community-wide event for area families, will take place in Baylor’s Alumni Chapel on Monday, Sept. 12.

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Raider Readers

All students and Baylor families are welcome to stop by the library each Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. for Raider Readers; a time to share coffee, juice, doughnuts and conversations about the books we are all reading.

Library Summer Hours

The library will be open for circulation each Wednesday throughout the summer from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For information about library visits on other days throughout the summer, please contact Julie King, 423-757-2809.