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Students are required to read two books this summer, one from their reading list and one that is free choice. 

8th Graders - Please see the list for a more detailed description of the assignment you will do the first week of 8th grade. 


Where to get summer reading books:

  • Local bookstores (Nonesuch Books and Bullmoose)
  • Online booksellers, such
  • South Portland Public Library
  • Portland Public Library
  • Students may also check out books from the middle school library with a permission slip. 

Summer Reading Lists


For Parents: Why Summer Reading?

Community Reading Incentive Programs

Ms. Cidney Mayes | Memorial Middle School | 120 Wescott Road | South Portland, Maine | 04106 | Tel: 207-773-5629