UHS Summer Reading 2014

These are the summer reading options for 2014. Visit bit.ly/uhslsummer2014 for your summer reading instructions, descriptions of each book, and the link to make your book choice.
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Orphan Train: A Novel: Christina Baker Kline: A Pinner says.never knew about the orphan trains until reading this book, although very sad, I loved this.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak book cover. Haven't see the movie yet.I'm reading the book now.

The Distant Hours by Kate Morton

The Distant Hours - Kate Morton // Another pinner: "A rundown castle, a literary mystery, a love story, and lots of family secrets make for another great read by Kate Morton. Loved it!

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist => One of my favorite quotes from this book: "When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins. The third and final book of the Hunger Games series. I liked books 1 and 2 much better, but Mockingjay tied things up nicely.

Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth

Allegiant (Divergent Series by Veronica Roth. The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth's New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent.

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes.

Sold by Patricia McCormick

Novel: When the harsh Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family’s crops, Lakshmi’s stepfather says she must leave home and take a job to support her family.

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

In the not-so-distant future, when synthetic bodies and brains are possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. In a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal. Chronicles the life and accomplishments of Apple mogul Steve Jobs, discussing his ideas, and describing how he has influenced life in the century.

The Innocent by David Baldacci

America has enemies–ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can’t stop. government calls on Will Robie, a stone cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target.