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Summer Work for Students: Home

MUS Reading, Math, and Other Materials

Check the Hyde Library Discovery Catalog to find print and digital copies in the MUS Library or online.

If you want to buy your own copies, books will be available at Novel Memphis and other local bookstores and from online vendors.

It's acceptable to listen to an audiobook as long as you read the book visually as well.

OverDrive allows you to take notes and export them, so check out our MUS Library Guide on Axis 360 and OverDrive Ebooks.

The Hyde Library will be open for checkouts from 10 am to 2 pm on the following dates over the summer:
June: 2, 9, 16, and 23
July: 14, 21, and 28

Owls Read 2021

Memphis: Home of the Blues. Birthplace of Rock & Roll.

This summer’s Owls Read will prepare students for a community-wide exploration of the city’s iconic musicians and their influence on world music, including the blues, jazz, gospel, and rock & roll.

7th-10th grades

Memphis Mayhem, by David A. Less

11th-12th grades

It Came From Memphis, by Robert Gordon (MUS ’79)

In 2020, the English Department introduced an annual school-wide summer reading program in which everyone in the MUS community reads a work selected by the headmaster and a faculty committee. The annual Owls Read selection offers a focus of discussion among students, faculty, and staff for the following school year.

Students at every grade level will see that these selections are listed as one of their required summer reading books. The Hyde Library has copies of both books on OverDrive via the Sora app. Check the MUS Library Guide on Axis 360 and OverDrive Ebooks for instructions.


For additional summer programs and information, please see: