Summer Reading List

1st Grade

  • Bedtime for Frances—Hoban 
  • Caps for Sale—Slobodkina 
  • Corduroy—Freeman 
  • Days with Frog and Toad—Lobel 
  • Frog and Toad are Friends—Lobel 
  • Frog and Toad Together—Lobel 
  • Frog and Toad All Year—Lobel 
  • Hop On Pop—Dr. Seuss 
  • If You Give A Mouse a Cookie—Numeroff 
  • One Fish Two Fish—Dr. Seuss 
  • Cat in the Hat Comes Back—Dr. Seuss 
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom—Martin 
  • Grasshopper on the Road—Lobel 
  • Imogene’s Antlers—Small 
  • Make Way for Ducklings—McCloskey 
  • Statue of Liberty—Penner 
  • Amelia Bedelia series—Parish 
  • Blueberries for Sal—McCloskey 
  • Chicken Soup with Rice—Sendak 
  • Littles—Peterson 
  • Littles Take a Trip—Peterson 
  • Littles to the Rescue—Peterson 

2nd Grade

  • Amelia Bedelia series — Parish 
  • Frog and Toad series—Lobel 
  • Little House on the Prairie series—Wilder 
  • Tale of Peter Rabbit—Potter 
  • Madeline—Bemelmans 
  • The Velveteen Rabbit—Williams 
  • Miss Nelson is Missing—Allard 

3rd/4th Grade

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins—Scott Odell 
  • Stuart Little—EB White 
  • A Horse and His Boy—CS Lewis 
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH—Robert C O’Brien 
  • Strawberry Girl—Lois Lens 
  • Encyclopedia Brown—Donald J Sobol 
  • Summer of Monkeys—Wilson Rawls 
  • Swiss Family Robinson—Johan Wyss 
  • Five Children and It—Edith Nesbit 
  • James and the Giant Peach—Roald Dahl 
  • How to Eat Fried Worms—Thomas Rockwell 

5th Grade

  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMHRobert C. O’Brien  
  • Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryRoald Dahl 
  • Lassie Come HomeEric Knight 
  • Cricket in Times SquareGeorge Selden 
  • Tuck Everlasting—Natalie Babbitt 
  • HeidiJohanna Spyri 
  • The Indian in the Cupboard—Lynne Reid Banks                
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe—C.S. Lewis 
  • The Borrowers series—Mary Norton  
  • Little House on the Prairie seriesLaura Ingalls Wilder 
  • Detectives in TogasHenry Winterfield 
  • Roman RansomHenry Winterfield 

6th Grade

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer—Mark Twain  
  • Anne of Green Gables—Lucy Montgomery  
  • Treasure Island—Robert Louis Steventon 
  • Push Cart War—Jean Merril  
  • The Door in the Wall—Maguerite De Angeli  
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood—Roger Lancelyn Green  
  • The Secret Garden—Frances Burnett  
  • The Wizard of Oz series—Frank Baum 
  • The Hiding Place—Corrie Ten Boom 
  • My Friend Flicka—Mary O’Hara 
  • Stuart Little—E.B. White 
  • Charlotte’s Web—E.B. White 
  • The Wind in the Willows—Kenneth Grahame 

7th/8th Grade

  • Little House on the Prairie series—Laura Ingalls Wilder 
  • Anne of Green Gables series—L.M. Montgomery 
  • Little Women—Louisa May Alcott 
  • The Chronicles of Narnia—C.S. Lewis 
  1. The Magician’s Nephew 
  2. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe 
  3. The Horse and His Boy 
  4. Prince Caspian 
  5. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 
  6. The Silver Chair 
  7. The Last Battle 

9th-12th Grade

  • Jane Eyre—Charlotte Bronte 
  • Pride and Prejudice—Jane Austen 
  • Great Expectations—Charles Dickens 
  • A Christmas Carol—Charles Dickens 
  • The Lord of the Rings  series—J.R.R. Tolkien 
  • The Fellowship of the Ring 
  • The Two Towers 
  • The Return of the King 
  • The Princess and the Goblin—George MacDonald 
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes—Arthur Conan Doyle 
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