High School Atoms Summer Reading Guide

Friday, July 5, 2019–While school may not be in session right now, the learning doesn't stop here. A summer filled with literary adventures can begin today! Atoms in grades 6th-12th, find out what makes Jay Gatsby so 'Great,' embark on an adventure with Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which (and Meg, Calvin and Charles) in A Wrinkle in Time, head on a summer adventure with the 'Septembers' and their magical pants, put on your detective hat and discover what might have happened to the Dog in the Night-Time, and much more. Atoms are also eligible to partake in New York State's Summer Reading Program for free digital books by visiting http://www.summerreadingnys.org/.

  • 6th Grade
    • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L' Engle
    • Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
    • The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • 7th Grade
    • Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
    • Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
    • Monster by Walter Dean Myers
  • 8th Grade
    • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    • Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
    • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • 9th Grade
    • I am Malala by Malala Yousafzi
    • Ghost by Jason Reynolds
    • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashers
  • 10th Grade
    • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
    • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    • Tangerine by Edward Bloor
  • 11th Grade
    • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
    • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • 12th Grade
    • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
    • My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
    • The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch


Utica Academy of Science Charter School is part of Science Academies of New York.

UAS Elementary School

160 School Lane,
Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-574-3000
Fax: 315-574-3008

UAS J/S High School

160 School Lane,
Frankfort, NY 13340
Phone: 315-266-1072
Fax: 315-266-1073


1409 W Genesee St,
Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-671-5470
Fax: 315-671-5475


For transportation related questions, please call transportation department in the district you live.
UCSD Transportation: 315-797-4933