Reading Lists


Lifelong Readers

The librarians in all divisions at McDonogh School hope that everyone in the community finds joy in reading for pleasure. Reading is the basis for all learning, and we develop our collections to offer choice, diversity, and readability for all of our patrons. Our collection offers selections both contemporary and timeless, offering new fiction as well as the classics.

Summer Reading

  • K-4 Summer 2017 Book List
  • 5-6 Summer Book List
  • 7-8 Summer Book List
  • 9-12 Summer Book List
  • Reading

    Book Club Reading Lists

    Upper School Student Book Club

    If you are interested in becoming a member of the Upper School Student Book Club please contact Ms. Stellmann in the Upper School Library .

    Faculty Book Club (Wender)

    Books for 2017-2018: September Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders; October The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead; November Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance; December Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond; January A Gentleman In Moscow Amor Towles; February The Door, Magda Szab; March Anything is Possible, Elizabeth Strout; April The Association of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan; May Dodgers, Bill Beverly; June Pick Books For Next Year.

    Faculty Book Club Lite (Stellmann)

    Books for 2017-2018: September The Vacationers, Emma Straub; October In Cold Blood, Truman Capote; November My Antonia, Willa Cather; January Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women, Kate Moore; February A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles; March The Women in the Castle, Jessica Shattuck; April My Life With BOB: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, Pamela Paul; May The Wonder, Emma Donoghue.

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