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Summer Reading 2020 Summer Reading 2020 <- click here for details. 

Our summer reading assisgnment is the same as last year. 

Rising 9th graders: You are entering a school that values reading for your own interest.  We are commited to helping you find topics of interest to explore through text.  READ what you want. Whether you like reading or not, it is a key component to success in school. Practice daily.  You improve your "reading muscle" by stretching outside of your boundaries.  Give it a try.  

Complete a reading log to be eligible for Kersey Vallety prizes provided by the district.  You can turn the log into Grimsley librarian, Mrs. Worrells during the first week of school. Look for an option to upload your reading minutes if we do not return to school in-person in August. 

10-12th graders: you know the SWRP drill.  Read every day.  Anything.  Your assignment is detailed in the link above.  It involves practicing citation and annotation.  

Taking APUSH?? (AP US History)

There is a detailed summer assignment to prepare for this class.  



Hey, Whirlies,

I am setting my alarm to take a reading break at 11 am everyday.  Set yours for whatever time works for you, but make time to read.

Try out these free eBooks via Destiny Discover:  

 Family Book Jacket  The Scar Boys Book Jacket  Pretty Girl 13 Book Jacket  THe Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

A fictionalized exploration of cult dynamics, loosely based on the Manson Family murders of 1969. It is an unflinching look at people who are born broken, and the lengths they’ll go to to make themselves “whole” again. 

A severely burned teenager. A guitar. Punk rock. The chords of a rock 'n' roll road trip in a coming-of-age novel that is a must-read story about finding your place in the world .

A disturbing and powerful psychological thriller about a girl who must piece together the story of her kidnapping and captivity and then piece together her own identity.

Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in how others define her. Writing in a dictionary format, Macy explains the world in her own terms―complete with gritty characters and outrageous endeavors. 




Check out these options for free eBooks! 

Grimsley Library Collection Online  - login using your student ID # and birthdate


Greensboro Public Library' Digital Downloads

If you do not already have a Greensboro Public Library Card, you can use GCSyourlunch# to access their collections. is offering free access to students during the COVID Crisis.  


Whirlie Reader Interest Inventory

If you would like help selecting an ebook, complete the Reader's Interest Inventory for personalized recommendations.  


Want to be featured on the Grimsley page?  Send me a pic of you reading or working online. 


Take care,

Mrs. Worrells