Welcome to the Great Valley Middle School Library Website!


    Please click here to access the Padlet for GVMS Summer Reading recommendations!  The Padlet includes links to titles by genre, and information about where to access digital books and audiobooks over the summer.  KEEP READING!





     Carol Delaney, Librarian
    Email address:  cdelaney@gvsd.org
    GVMS phone extension: 71138 
    THE LIBRARY  focuses on:
    • Teaching students how to effectively and efficiently locate resources, including fiction and nonfiction books and electronic databases. Students learn how to assess,select, and utilize these resources for information problem-solving and for personal choice reading. Students learn to use the MLA bibliography style to cite sources used.
    • Instilling a life-long love of literature.


    Need a new book to read? Try these!


    Adventure Fiction


    Wild Man Island by Will Hobbs

    Kit's Wilderness by David Almond

    The Smugglers by Iain Lawrence

    Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelson

    Leaving Protection by Ben Mikaelson

    Eagle Strike by Anthony Horowitz

    The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo

    Contemporary/Realistic Fiction

    Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer

    Love Among the Walnuts by Jean Ferris

    One Fat Summer by Robert Lipsyte

    You Don't Know Me by David Klass

    Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes

    No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman

    Historical Fiction

    The Unresolved by T.K. Welsh

    Shakespeare's Scribe by Gary Blackwood

    A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

    The Breaker Boys by Pat Hughes

    Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

    Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman

    Ransom of Mercy Carter by Caroline Cooney

    Fantasy & Science Fiction

    The Lost Colony byEoin Colfer

    Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve

    Virtual War by Gloria Skurzynski

    The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

    Gifts by Ursula LeGuin

    The Wee Free Men: A Story of Discworld by Terry Pratchett


    Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

    Rascal by Sterling North

    The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

    Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

    Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

    The Secret Garden by Frances H. Burnett


    Thanksgiving Cooking Library by Ellyn Sanna

    I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust by Livia Jackson

    It's Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong

    Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson

    Winterdanceby Gary Paulsen

    George Washington, Spymaster by Thomas Allen

    God Went to Beauty School by Cynthia Rylant (poetry)