MBMS Summer Reading Book Clubs

  • Location:
    Pacific School
    1214 Pacific Ave.
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Dates:
    Week of 7/11
    Week of 7/18
    Week of 7/25

2023 Summer Reading Book Clubs for MBMS Students with Michelle Syverson

Register here for MBMS 6th Grade Book Club. View the 6th Grade Book Club 2023 Flyer.
Register here for MBMS 7th Grade Book Club. View the 7th Grade Book Club 2023 Flyer.

Michelle Syverson – 28-year MBUSD elementary teacher, Reading Intervention Specialist, former MBUSD Literacy Specialist, parent of two MBUSD students, wife, beach goer, dog-lover and literacy enthusiast.

Book Club Participants – One book is covered during each session, which meets two times. With guidance and support, participants will read, discuss, and annotate pages from the book(s)selected for the Summer Reading Book Club. Participants will be given guiding questions and supplied with notes at each session.

Book Club Groups:
Incoming MBMS 6th Grade summer reading requirement for 2023-2024 school year is for each student to read one fiction (F)and one non-fiction (NF) text from the Required Book List found on the MBMS website.

Each session meets two times and covers one title:

Session Book Day Dates Time
1 A Long Walk

to Water (F)

Tuesday 7/11 & 7/18, 2023 5:15-6:00
2 Brown Girl Dreaming (NF) Tuesday 7/11 & 7/18, 2023 6:15-7:00
3 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (F) Wednesday 7/19 & 7/26, 2023 5:15–6:00
4 The Boy on the Wooden Box (NF) Wednesday 7/19 & 7/26, 2023 6:15-7:00
5 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (F) Wednesday 8/2 & 8/9, 2023 5:15–6:00
6 Brown Girl Dreaming (NF) Wednesday 8/2 & 8/9, 2023 6:15-7:00

Minimum of 8 students needed for each session (otherwise session will be cancelled)

Registration Fee: $130 per session per participant

Participants must purchase their own books.


Location: Pacific Elementary Outdoor Patio


Registration Confirmation will be sent once payment has been received.

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