Summer Reading for 9th Grade


University School of Milwaukee Upper School Summer Reading 2017

All School Read

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

In addition to the All School Read, students are expected to read at least one additional book from the departmental choices below

Departmental Selections


Trash by Andy Mulligan

Physical Education

Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath

Fine Arts  

Beethoven’s Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved by Russell Martin


Death from the Skies!: The Science Behind the End of the World by Philip Plait Ph.D.

World Language

The Alchemist by Paulo Coechlo


Scammed By Statistics by Edward Zaccaro


Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance

Students participating in the Global Scholars program will also read

Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcon

8th graders will choose their books in English class on Monday 5/1 or Tuesday 5/2. All orders must be submitted by Wednesday 5/3.

Questions? You can always find Ms. Klein in the Upper School Library!