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Summer Work for Students: Home

MUS Reading, Math, and Other Materials

Summer Work


Academic Dean: Mr. Flip Eikner

Administrative Assistant: Mrs. Lisa Toldi

To give students the best possible start to the new school year, MUS summer academic programming includes the following three major areas:

NOTE: These book options are for students NOT enrolled in a Reading Mastery summer class.

If you are taking a Reading Mastery class in summer school, your book choices will come from a different list.

Library Summer Hours

Library Summer Hours:

From June 3-August 2
Wednesdays 10am - 2pm 
(Closed July 3)

Owls Read 2024

Grades 6-8

6th Grade: Number the Stars, Lois Lowry

7th Grade: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,

John Boyne

8th Grade: Night, Elie Wiesel

Grades 9-12:

Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, Art Spiegelman

(Note: Students should read both

Volumes 1 and 2, usually sold separately)

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 will have copies of the book in the library and on OverDrive via the Sora app.


For additional summer programs and information, please see: