Recommended Reading List for Summer Reading


     Summer Reading List

1ST Grade

Party Fun By Deborah Lock

Who’s Afraid of the Dark By Crosby Bonsall

Hooray for Snail! By John Stadler

Scat, Cats! By Joan Holub

My Loose Tooth By Stephen Krensky

Detective Dinosaur By James Skofield

I am lost! By Hans Wilhelm

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Fly Guy By Tedd Arnold

Danny and the dinosaur got to camp By Syd Hoff

Happy Birthday Biscuit! By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

2nd Grade

Nate the great and the Boring Beach Bag By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

A Picture for Harold’s Room By Crockett Johnson

Mercy Watson Fights Crime By Kate DiCamillo

Eek! Stories to make you Shriek By  Jane O’Connor

Young cam Jansen and the Speedy Car Mystery By David A. Adler

Snowshoe Thompson By Nancy Smiler Levinson

Clara and the bookwagon By Nancy smiller Levinson

It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny By Marilyn Sadler

Mercy Watson to the Rescue By Kate DiCamillo

Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur! By Syd Hoff

3rd Grade

Good Grief …Third Grade By Colleen O’Shaughnessy McKenna

Lonesome Bear By Clay Carmichael

Presumed Missing By Nancy K. Wallace

The Mystery of the Golden Key By Nancy K. Wallace

The Clue at the Zoo By Patricia Reilly Giff

The Teacher From Heck By R.L. Stine

Lose, Team, Lose! By R.L. Stine

George Brown Class Clown Trouble Magnet By Nancy Krulik

Mercy Watson goes for a Ride By Kate DiCamillo

Oh say can you say di-no-saur? All about dinosaurs By Bonnie Worth

4th grade

So B. It By Sarah Weeks

11 Birthdays By Wendy Mass

Siloh By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Gingersnap By Patricia Reilly Giff

Little dog, Lost By Marion Dane Bauer

Lawn Boy By Gary Paulsen

Maniac Magee By Jerry Spinelli

Holes By Louis Sachar

Jack and Lilly By Jerry Spinelli

13 Gifts By Wendy Mass



5th Grade

The Romeo and Juliet Code By Phoebe Stone

Romeo Blue By Phoebe Stone

Close to Famous By Joan Bauer

The One and Only Ivan By Katherine Applegate

Turtle in Paradise By Jennifer L. Holm

Finally By Wendy Mass

Half Magic By Edward Eager

Life as we Knew It By Susan Pfeffer

Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer By John Grisham

Hot Hand By Mike Lupica


6th Grade

Rivals By Tim Green

Eggs By Jerry Spinelli

A Wrinkle in Time By Madeleine L’Engle

Divergent Trilogy By Veronica Roth

Million Dollar Throw By Mike Lupica

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas By John Boyne

A Single Shard By Linda Sue Park

Love, Aubrey By Suzanne m. Lafleur

Out of My Mind By Sharon M. Draper

The Other Side of Dark by Joan Lowery Nixon


7th Grade

Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth

I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

The Power of Six By Pittacus Lore

Legend By Marie Lu

Champion By Marie Lu

Drowning Ruth By Christine Schwarz

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

The Old Man and the Sea By Ernest Hemingway

The Call of the Wild By Jack London

Small Steps By Louis Sachar


8th Grade

Eight Cousins By Alcott

Chains By Laurie Anderson

A String in the Harp By Bond

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas By Boyne

Bud, Not Buddy By Curtis

Pictures of Hollis Woods By Giff

I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly By Hansen

Turtle in Paradise By Jennifer Holm

A Single Shard By Park

The Dollhouse Murders By Wright