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We encourage all students to continue reading throughout the summer. You can find each grade's summer reading list by clicking the grade below. Check with the front office about specific requirements for each teacher for the beginning of the 23-24 School Year.

Happy Reading!

RL K

Kindergarten

Books By Title:

  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

  • Caps for Sale

  • Make Way for Duckling

  • Blueberries for Sal

  • First Grade, Here I come!

  • The Listening Walk

  • The Little House

  • The Grouchy Ladybug

Books By Series:

  • Franklin Series

  • Clifford Series

  • Amelia Bedelia Series

  • Laura Joffe Numeroff Series

  • Berenstein Bears Series

  • Henry and Mudge Series

  • Frog and Toad Series

  • Biscuit Series

RL-1st

1st Grade

Title
Author
Reading Level
Abe Lincoln's Hat
Brenner
2.9
Amelia Bedelia Series
Parish
1.5 - 4.5
Arthur Meets the President
Brown
2.9
Arthur's Loose Tooth Series
Hoban
2.6 - 3.1
B is for Betsy (Carolyn Haywood series)
Haywood
Range
Bravest Dog Ever, The
Staniford
2.5
Cat in the Hat Comes Back, The
Seuss
2.1
Cat in the Hat, The
Seuss
2.1
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Martin
2.9
Chicken Soup with Rice
Sendak
3.2
Chrysanthemum (Henkes Book Series)
Henkes
2.8
Clifford's Pals (Clifford Book Series)
Bridwell
2.4
Clifford's Puppy Days
Bridwell
1.9
Corduroy
Freeman
3.5
Curious George Series
Rey
1.3 - 2.5
Father Bear Comes Home
Minarik
2.1
Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night
Spier
2.7
Franklin Series
Bourgeois
1.0 - 3.4
Frederick
Lionni
3.1
Frog and Toad are Friends Series
Lobel
2.1 - 2.9
Giving Tree, The
Silverstein
2.6
Goodnight Moon
Brown
1.8
Green Eggs and Ham
Seuss
1.5
Grouchy Ladybug, The
Carle
2.8
Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King
Marzollo
2.8
Happy Birthday, Moon
Asch
2.6
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Johnson
1.9
Henry and Mudge Series
Rylant
2.1 - 2.9
Hop on Pop
Seuss
1.5
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today
Seuss
2.9
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Series
Numeroff
2.7
Ira Sleeps Over
Warber
2.2
Just Me and My Babysitter
Mayer
1.3
Leo the Late Bloomer
Kraus
1.2
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Henkes
3.5
Little Bear Series
Minarik
1.4 - 2.8
Little Engine that Could, The
Piper
3.5
Little Rabbit's Loose Tooth
Bate
3.2
Madeline
Bemelmans
3.1
Make Way for Ducklings
McCloskey
3.1
Meet Abraham Lincoln
Pingry
3.7
Miss Rumphius
Cooney
2.9
Mitten, The
Brett
3.9
Napping House, The
Wood
2.8
Nate the Great
Sharmat
1.8
Noisy Nora
Wells
2.6
One Fish Two Fish
Seuss
1.7
Owl at Home
Lobel
2.7
Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln Series, The
Adler
2.7
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
Martin
1.6
Popcorn
Asch
2.9
Poppleton
Rylant
2.1
Pumpkin, Pumpkin
Titherington
1.5
Put Me in the Zoo
Lopshire
1.7
Rosie's Walk
Hutchins
1.4
Runaway Bunny, The
Brown
2.9
Snowy Day, The
Keats
1.8
Stone Soup
McGovern
2.4
Story of Ferdinand, The
Leaf
2.9
Story of Johnny Appleseed, The
Aliki
2.9
Strega Nona
dePaola
3.1
Tale of Peter Rabbit
Potter
2.5
There's a Wocket in my Pocket
Seuss
2.1
Tops and Bottoms
Stevens
2.1
Very Hungry Caterpillar, The
Carle
2.6
Where the Wild Things Are
Sendak
2.9
Zack's Alligator Goes to School
Mozelle
2.2
RL-2nd

2nd Grade

Title
Author
Velveteen Rabbit
Margery Williams
Trumpet of the Swan
E.B. White
Sugar Creek Gang Series
Paul Hutchins
Saddle Club
Bonnie Bryant
Pipi Longstocking
Astrid Lindgren
The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Beverly Cleary
Ramona Series
Beverly Cleary
Nate the Great Series
Majorie Weinman Sharmat
Mr. Popper's Penguins
Astrid Lindgren
Magic Tree House Fact Finder Nonfiction Books
Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House/Merlin Series
Mary Pope Osborne
Magic School Bus Chapter Book Series
Joanna Cole
Little House in the Big Woods Series (Not Little House on the Prairie - planned as read together in 3rd Grade)
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Imagination Station Chapter Books
Adventures in Odyssey
Flat Stanley Series
Jeff Brown
Encyclopedia Brown Series
Donald Solo
Cul-de-Sac Kids Series
Beverly Lewis
Cam Jansen Series
David A. Adler
Caddie Woodlawn
Carol Ryrie Brink
Boxcar Children Series
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Because of Winn-Dixie
Kate DiCamillo
Berenstain Bears Chapter Books (Not Picture Books)
Berenstain
Bear Called Paddington
Michael Bond
Arthur Chapter Books (Not Picture Books_
Marc Brown
American Girl Series
Mary Casanova
RL-3rd

3rd Grade

  • The Best School Year Ever - Barbara Robinson

  • Nothing but Trouble - Jacqueline Davies

  • Encyclopedia Brown, boy Detective Series - Donald J. Sobol

  • Nim's Island - Wendy Orr

  • Trumpet of the Swan - E.B. White

  • Sarah, Plain and Tall - Patricia MacLachlan

  • "I Survived" Series - Lauren Tarshis

  • Wayside School Series - Louis Sachar

  • The Rescue Princesses Series - Paula Harrison

  • Little House Series (Except Little House on the Prairie) - Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • Chronicles of Narnia Series (Except the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe) - C.S. Lewis

  • Hardy Boys Series - Franklin Dixon

  • Boxcar Children Series - Gertrude Chandler Warner

  • Any Books by Beverly Cleary (Ramona, Henry Higgins, Socks, etc.)

  • Any Books by Roald Dahl (Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, etc.)

RL-4th

4th Grade

  • The Black Stallion - Walter Farley

  • Redwall - Brian Jacques

  • The Silver Chair; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; Prince Caspian (Any in the series other than "The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe") - CS.. Lewis

  • Heidi - Johanna Spyri

  • Swiss Family Robinson - Johann Wyss

  • Sounder - William Armstrong

  • The Trumpet of the Swan - E.B. White

  • Bunnicula - James Howe

  • No Talking - Andrew Clements

  • Lunch Money - Andrew Clements

  • The Little House Series (except for "Little House on the Prairie") - Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • Nancy Drew Series - Carolyn Keene

  • Hardy Boys Series - Franklin Dixon

RL-5th

5th Grade

  • Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe

  • Johnny Tremain - Esther Forbes

  • Carry on, Mr. Bowditch - Jean Lathan

  • Turn Homeward, Hannalee - Patricia Beatty

  • Caddie Woodlawn - Carol Brink

  • The Summer of the Swans - Betsy Byars

  • Dear Mr. Henshaw - Beverly Cleary

  • The Wheel on the School - Meindert De Jong

  • Thimble Summer - Elizabeth Enright

  • Blue Willow - Doris Gates

  • Old Yeller - Fred Gipson

  • Two Mighty Rivers - Mari Hanes

  • The House of Sixty Fathers - Meindert De Jong

  • Julie of the Wolves - Jean Craighead George

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins - Scott O'Dell

  • Tom's Midnight Garden - Philippa Pearce

  • Summer of the Monkeys - Wilson Rawks

  • Little Men - Louisa Alcott

  • Little Lord Fauntleroy - Frances Burnett

  • Journey from Peppermint Street - Meindert De Jong

  • Hans Brinker - Mary Dodge

  • The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

  • The Tale of Despereaux - Kate DiCamillo

  • The View from Saturday - E.L. Konisburg

  • Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl - Anne Frank

  • In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson - Bette Bao Lord

  • Any book in the "I Survived" Series

RL-6th-8th

6th - 8th Grade

Title
Author
Amos Fortune, Free Man
Yates, Elizabeth
The Sword in the Stone
White, T.H.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Twain, Mark
The Story of the Trapp Family Singers
Trapp, Maria Augusta
The Hiding Place
Ten Boom, Corrie
The Cay
Taylor, Theodore
Treasure Island
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Calico Captive
Speare, Elizabeth George
Summer of the Monkeys
Rawls, Wilson
The Yearling
Rawlings, Marjorie
A Day No Pigs Would Die
Peck, Robert
The River Between Us
Peck, Richard
Hatchet
Paulsen, Gary
Animal Farm
Orwell, George
Christy
Marshall, Catherine
The Giver
Lowry, Lois
The Call of the Wild
London, Jack
White Fang
London, Jack
Perelandra
Lewis, C.S.
Out of the Silent Planet
Lewis, C.S.
The Tinker's Daughter
Lawton, Wendy
The Captive Princess
Lawton, Wendy
The Jungle Book
Kipling, Rudyard
Across Five Aprils
Hunt, Irene
The Outsiders
Hinton, S.E.
Dune
Frank, Herbert
The Diary of a Young Girl
Frank, Anne
Johnny Tremain
Forbes, Esther
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dumas, Alexandre
Sherlock Holmes
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Great Expectations
Dickens, Charles
Robinson Crusoe
Defoe, Daniel
The Red Badge of Courage
Crane, Stephen
And Then There Were None
Christie, Agatha
Tarzan
Burroughs, Edgar Rice
The Martian Chronicles
Bradbury, Ray
The Wizard of Oz
Baum, Frank L.
Watership Down
Adams, Richards
RL-9th-12th

9th - 12th Grade

Title
Author
War of the Worlds
Wells, H.G.
Aeneid
Virgil
Around the World in Eighty Days
Verne, Jules
The Prince and the Pauper
Twain, Mark
Gulliver's Travels
Swift, Jonathan
Dracula
Stoker, Bram
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Kidnapped
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Of Mice and Men
Steinbeck, John
The Grapes of Wrath
Steinbeck, John
The Tempest
Shakespeare, William
The Taming of the Shrew
Shakespeare, William
Othello
Shakespeare, William
Much Ado About Nothing
Shakespeare, William
Henry V
Shakespeare, William
How Should We Then Live
Schaeffer, Francis
Ivanhoe
Scott, Sir Walter
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
Pyle, Howard
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Orczy, Emmuska
Paradise Lost
Milton, John
Moby Dick
Melville, Herman
Le Morte D' Arthur
Malory, Thomas
Phantastes
MacDonald, George
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hugo, Victor
Les Miserables
Hugo, Victor
Lord of the Flies
Hugo, Victor
The Three Musketeers
Dumas, Alexandre
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dumas, Alexandre
Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles
Nicholas Nickleby
Dickens, Charles
A Tale of Two Cities
Dickens, Charles
Murder on the Orient Express
Christie, Agatha
The Awakening
Chopin, kate
The Complete Father Brown
Chesterton, G.K.
Don Quixote
Cervantes, Miguel
My Antonia
Cather, Willa
In Cold Blood
Capote, Truman
Wuthering heights
Bronte, Emily
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
The Song of Roland
Author Unknown
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Author Unknown
Persuasion
Austen, Jane
Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane
Emma
Austen, Jane
Inferno
Alighieri, Dante
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