CMS "Big Six (+1)" Summer Reading 2022

The following book list is from the Concord Public Schools CMS Lib Guides page, which has further information about the assignments and expectations (scroll down on the page).

Assignments for each of the Big Six can be found on the links for the specific book.


8th Graders select one of these two:

6th and 7th Graders select one of these five:

The Concord Bookshop online catalog for the books (below) lists the paperback edition of each book, with the exception ofThe Last Cuentista, Red, White, and Whole, and Fast Pitch which are available in hardcover only.

Should you wish to purchase the hardcover edition of any other book (instead of the listed paperback), please leave a note in the Comments section of your order, and we'll update and confirm with you.

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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250294623
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Square Fish - January 1st, 2023

The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250217318
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062975164
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 19th, 2021

Fast Pitch Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984893017
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

The Last Cuentista Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646140893
Availability: Backordered - OK to 'add to cart' and we'll let you know when your copy is here
Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Out of My Heart Cover Image
ISBN: 9781665902168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

Red, White, and Whole Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063047426
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 2nd, 2021