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English Department Summer Reading: Suggested Summer Reading

All English classes in grades 9-11, and English 12 are encouraged to read from the 2021 RI Teen Book Award list below.
Remember, if you provide a certificate of participation in the summer reading program at Portsmouth Free Public Library,
you might start the school year off with a little somethin' extra in English!

RITBA 2021

Let Me Hear a Rhyme
We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All
They Called Us Enemy
The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig a Love Story
Serpent and Dove
Patron Saints of Nothing
Ordinary Hazards
Love from A to Z
Like a Love Story
Rhode Island Teen Book Award Logo
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking up with Me
Kiss Number 8
I Wish You All the Best
Frankly in Love
Dear Haiti, Love Alaine
The Cheerleaders
Aurora Rising
As Many Nows As I Can Get

2021 Nominations by Genre

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