School NewsJul 13, 2022

updated Nov 20, 2023

What are YOU Reading this summer?

Summer Reading Club and the lure of a great book

(Amy Inglis ’08 — Avida Love Photography)

Organized by Librarian Paula Buerger, Miss Hall’s students have chosen at least one book, recommended by members of the MHS community, to read during the summer. In September, we will convene book discussions as part of orientation and reflect on our summertime reads.

What's on the list?

The Alchemist, by Paul Coehlo, recommended by Dean of Equity & Inclusion Paula Lima Jones

Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, from Librarian Paula Buerger & Spanish Teacher Ana Cristina Velez

Cloud Cuckoo Land, by Anthony Doerr, from Nurse Lisa Loehr

Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton, from Head of School Julia Heaton & Dean of Academics and Faculty Lisa Alberti ’73

Everything She Touched, by Marilyn Chase, from Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Expressive Arts Chair Ellie Kreischer

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling, from ESOL Teacher Marian Rutledge

House in the Cerulean Sea, by T.J. Klune, from Math Chair Adrienne Lazes

How Long ‘til Black Future Month?, By N.K. Jemisin, from Director of Technology Innovation Dr. Chris Himes

Last Night at the Telegraph Club, by Malinda Lo, from Lucy Garrison ‘23 & Bianca Kerr ‘23

The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan, from Associate Director of Admissions Nolan Oxley

The Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany, by Gwen Strauss, from Director of Advancement Merritt Colaizzi

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen, from Phoebe Goodhue Milliken ’37 English Department Chair Julie Schutzman & Leonhardt Family Teaching Chair and English TeacherRebecca Cook-Dubin

The Rise and Fall of Alexandria: Birthplace of the Modern World, by Justin Pollard and Howard Reid, from Learning Specialist Wendy Forgie