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Detroit, MI 48221

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Educating Detroit's future by building a culture of success for the greater glory of God.

Summer Homework 

Books

Below is a listing of books that are to read by returning Gesu students for the 2021-2022 school year:

2nd Grade:

  • I HAVE A DREAM TOO, and I'LL FLY MY OWN PLANE

4th Grade:

  • COLORED CAR and RULES

  • HOUND DOG TRUE, WHO'S JIM HINES and LEMONADE WARS

3rd Grade:

  •  I HAVE A DREAM TOO, and I'LL FLY MY OWN PLANE.

  • COLORED CAR and RULES

5th Grade:

  • HOUND DOG TRUE, WHO'S JIM HINES and LEMONADE WARS

6th Grade:​

  • The Red Badge of Courage (Stephen Crane)

  • Where the Sidewalk Ends (Shel Silverstein)

  • The City of Embers (Jeanne DuPrau)

  • Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish (Pablo Cartaya)

  • Chasing Lincoln's Killer (James L. Swanson)

7th Grade:​

  • Woods Running (Gary Paulson)

  • The Crossover (Kwame Alexander)

  • Fever 1793 (Laurie Halse Anderson)

  • The Boy who Harnessed the Wind (William Kamkwamba)

  • The Hobbit (J R.R Tolkien)

8th Grade:​

  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (John Boyne)

  • Discovering Wes Moore (Wes Moore)

  • The Golden Compass (Philip Pullman)

  • Inside Out and Back Again (Thanhha Lai)

  • A Wrinkle in Time (Madeline L'Engle)

Packets

Click on the link that corresponds to the homework packet associated with the grade level your child will be entering this fall:

1st Grade:​

  • Coming soon.

3rd Grade:​

  • Coming soon.

5th Grade:​

  • Coming soon.

2nd Grade:​

  • Coming soon.

8th Grade:​

  • Coming soon.