đź“šAlcoa Reads 2024

At the beginning of the 2024-2025 school year, all Alcoa High School students who read one the summer read books will take a comprehension test. Students who receive passing scores will be rewarded with a celebration and entered in a drawing for prizes; students who fail the comprehension test or choose not to read will not be penalized.

Students and parents, please research the available titles carefully prior to making a selection. Pay specific attention to the content of the novel, your child’s reading interests and reading ability, etc. It is the responsibility of the parent to guide their child’s reading choice. If you have any questions, please email the school librarian, Jodi Blair, at [email protected]

Book Choices

Book Title


Better Than the Movies

Lynn Painter


Marissa Meyer


Alan Gratz

The Naturals

Jennifer Lynn Barnes


Students may order the book through the library by filling out this form.


Please research topics, reading level, and maturity of the titles as some may contain language and content intended for mature readers. These are examples of resources you can use to review the content of the titles listed above:

Students should arrive at orientation having completed their book.


A downloadable copy of this letter can be found here.