Summer Reading


Entering Grade 1:(These books are suggested reading.)

Biscuit Meets the Class Pet (Capucilli)
Dear Dragon Goes to the Zoo (Hillert)
Annie & Snowball and the Pink Surprise (Rylant)
Henry & Mudge and the Starry Night (Rylant)
Henry & Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps (Rylant)
Henry & Mudge in Puddle Trouble (Rylant)
Henry & Mudge and the Happy Cat (Rylant)
Midnight on the Moon (Osbourne)
Little Monkey Business (Park)


Entering Grade 2:(These books are suggested reading.)

Mrs. Brice’s Mice(Or any I Can Read book) (Hoff)
Good Work, Amelia Bedelia(Or any from this series) (Parish)
Henry & Mudgeand the Big Sleepover(Or any from this series) (Rylant)
Buzby (Hoban)
Nate the Great(Or any from this series) (Sharmat)
Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown(Or any from this series) (Danziger)
Any book from the Jigsaw Jones Mystery Series (Preller)
Miss Mary is Scary(Or any from the My Weird School series)(Gutman)
Mercy Watson(Or any from this series) (Dicamillo)
Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy (Or any from this series) (Park)


Entering Grade 3:(Third Grade Angels is MANDATORY and then students MUST choose 1 more book to read).

*Third Grade Angels(Mandatory) (Spinelli)
Justin Case: School, Drool, and Other Daily DisastersVail
Stuart Little (White)
Pippi Longstocking (Lindgren)
The Here Two Doors Down (Robinson)
How to Eat Fried Worms (Rockwell)


Grade 4:(The One and Only Ivan is MANDATORY and then students MUST choose 1 more book to read).

*The One and Only Ivan(Mandatory)(Applegate)
Crash (Spinelli)
World According to Humphrey (Birne)
The Cricket in Times Square (Selden)
The Map Trap (Clements)
Swindle (Korman)
The Tale of Despereaux (DiCamillo)


Entering Grade 5:(The War That Saved My Life is MANDATORY and then students MUST choose 1 more book to read).

*The War That Saved My Life (Mandatory) (Bradley)
Stepping on the Cracks (Hahn)
All the Lovely Bad Ones (Hahn)
The Contest (Everest Book Series)(Korman)
The Lightning Thief(Percy Jackson series book #1) (Riordan)
Rules (Lord)


Entering Grade 6: (Freak the Mighty is MANDATORY and then students MUST choose 1 more book to read).

*Freak the Mighty (Mandatory) (Philbrick)
Ungifted (Korman)
Crenshaw (Applegate)
Echo (Munoz Ryan)
Circus Mirandus (Beasley)
Roller Girl (Jamieson)
Lost in the Sun (Graff)
Book Scavenger #1 (Bertman)


Entering Grade 7: (Flight #116 is MANDATORY and then students MUST choose 1 more book to read).

*Flight #116 (Mandatory) (Cooney)
The Name of the Star (Johnson)
The Andromeda Strain (Crichton)
The Graveyard Book (Gaiman)
Divergent (Roth)


Entering Grade 8: (Between Shades of Grey is MANDATORY and then students MUST choose 1 more book to read).

*Between Shades of Gray(Mandatory)(Sepetys)
The Evolution of Calpurnia (Tate)
The Maze Runner (Dashner)
Candor (Bachorz)
And Then There Were None (Christie)

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