Summer Reading

Suggested Reading Lists

Reading suggestion list for Preschool:

Hoberman, Mary Ann. Mary Had A Little Lamb. Little, Brown, c2003. (0316606871)

Thomas, Jan. Rhyming Dust Bunnies. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008. (9781416979760)

Rathmann, Peggy. Good Night, Gorilla. Putnam, c1994. (9780399224454)

Soble, June. Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC. Harcourt, c2006. (9780152167325)

Kalan, Robert. Jump, Frog, Jump!. Greenwillow Books, 1995, c1981. (068813954X)

Martin, Bill. Brown Bear, Brown, Bear, What Do You See?. H. Holt, 1992, c1967 26. p (0805017445)

Pinkney, Jerry. The Lion & The Mouse. Little, Brown and Co. Books for Young Readers, c2009. (9780316013567)

Stone, Jon. The Monster at the End of This Book. Golden Books, 2004. (037582913X)

Barton, Byron. I Want To Be An Astronaut. Crowell, c1988. 32 p. (0694002615)

Read-aloud Rhymes For the Very Young. A. Knopf, c1986. 98 p. (0394872185) A collection of more than 200 short poems by both known and anonymous American and English authors.

Hill, Eric. Where’s Spot? Putnam, c1980. 22 p. (0399207589)

Na, II Sung. A Book Of Sleep. Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. (0375862234)

Reading suggestion list for Kindergarten:

Rey, H.A. (Hans Augusto). Curious George. Houghton Mifflin Company, c1969, c1941. 56 p. (0395159938)

Numeroff, Laura Joffe. If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. Harper & Row, c1985. 28 p. (0060245867)

Long, Melinda. How I Became A Pirate. Harcourt, c 2003. 32 p. (0152018484)

Catalanotto, Peter. Ivan the Terrier. Antheneum Books for Young Readers, C2007. (9781416912477)

Sendak, Maurice. Chicken Soup With Rice: A Book of Months. HarperCollins, c1990. 30 p. (0060255358)

Aylesworth, Jim. Goldilocks And The Three Bears. Scholastic Press, 2003. 32 p. (0439395453)

Waddell, Martin. Owl Babies. Candlewick Press, 1992. 26 p. (1564021017)

Willems, Mo. Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale. Hyperion Books for Children, c2004. (0786818700)

Hoban, Tana. Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, & Spheres. Greenwillow Books, c2000. 21 p. (0688153259)

Goldone, Paul. The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2011], c 2001. (9780547576558 paper over bd.) (0899190359 pbk.)

Barton, Byron. Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones. HarperCollins Publishers, [1995], c1990. 31 p. (0690048254)

Rinker, Sherri Duskey. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Chronicle Books, c2011. (9780811877824)

Reading suggestion list for 1st Grade:

Cronin, Doreen. Diary Of A Spider. Joanna Cotler Books, c2005. (9780060001537)

Willems, Mo. My Fried Is Sad. Hyperion Books for Children, 2007. 57 p. (9781423102977)

Wolf, A. (Alexander T.). The True Story of The 3 Little Pigs. Viking Kestrel, 1989. 32 p. (0670827592)

Maccarone, Grace. Fun With First-Grade Friends. Scholastic Inc., 2007, c1996. (9780439934442)

Park, Barbara. Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder. Random House, 2002. 80 p. (0375802959)

McNamara, Margaret. The Counting Race. Aladdin Paperbacks, 2003. 31 p. (0689855397)

Lambert, David. Dinosaur. DK Pub., 2010. 72 p. (9780756658106)

Scieszka, Jon. Math Curse. Viking, 1995. (0670861944)

Arnold, Tedd. There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Fly Guy. Scholastic, 2007. 30 p. (9780439639064)

Ehlert, Lois. Feathers For Lunch. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990. 28 p. (0152305505)

Atwater, Richard. Mr. Popper’s Penguins. Little, Brown and Co., 1988, c1930. 139 p. (0316058424)

Barrows, Annie. Ivy + Bean. Chronicle Books, c2006. 113 p. (9780811849036)

Reading suggestion list for 2nd Grade:

Kenah, Katharine. The Best Seat In Second Grade. HarperCollins, c2005. 48 p. (0060007346)

MacLachlan, Patricia. The Boxcar Children Beginning: The Aldens Of Fair Meadow Farm. Albert Whitman, c2012. 119 p. (9780807566169)

Rex, Adam. Frankenstein Makes A Sandwich: And other stories you’re sure to like, because they’re all about monsters, and some of them are also about food… Harcourt, c2006. 40 p. (9780152057664)

Polacco, Patricia. Bully. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, c2012. (9780399257049)

Scieszka, Jon. Battle Bunny. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2013. (9781442446731)

Pilkey, Dav. The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel. Blue Sky Press, 1997. 117 p. (9780590846271)

Barracca, Debra. The Adventures of Taxi Dog. Dial Books for Young Readers: Halcyon Books, c1990. 28 p. (0803706715)

Rylant, Cynthia. Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover: The Twenty-Eighth book of Their Adventures. Aladdin, 2007, c2006. 40 p. (9780689834516)

Dussling, Jennifer. Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!. DK Publishing, 2011. 32 p. (9780756672058)

Nees, Susan, author, illustrator. School Play. Branches Scholastic Inc., 2013. 72 p. (9780545496117)

Cronin, Doreen. The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery. Balzer + Bray, c2012. 125 p. (9780061779961)

Holm, Jennifer L. Babymouse. [1], Queen of the world! Random House Children’s Books, c2005. 91 p. (9780375932298)

Reading suggestion list for 3rd Grade:

Silverstein, Shel. Where The Sidewalk Ends: The Poems & Drawings of Shel Silverstein. HarperCollins, c2004. 191 p. (0060572345)

McDonald, Megan. Judy Moody. Candlewick Press, 1999. 160 p. (0763606855)

Cole, Henry. Unspoken: A Story From The Underground Railroad. Scholastic Press, 2012. (9780545399975)

Simon, Seymour. Animals Nobody Loves. SeaStar Books, c2001. 46 p. (1587170795)

Denton, Shannon Eric. The Boxcar Children. Magic Wagon, 2009. 32 p. (9781602705869)

Cleary, Beverly. Beezus and Ramona. Harper Trophy, 2006, c1955. (0688210767)

White, E.B. (Elwyn Brooks). Charlotte’s Web. HarperCollins Publishers, 1999, c1952. 184 p. (9780064410939)

Krull, Kathleen. Harvesting Hope: The Story Of Cesar Chavez. Harcourt, c2003. 48 p. (0152014373)

Krosoczka, Jarrett. Lunch Lady And The Cyborg Substitute. Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. (9780375846830)

Wright, Betty Ren. The Dollhouse Murders. Holiday House, c1983. 149 p. (0823404978)

Chin, Jason. Redwoods. Roaring Brook Press, c2009. (9781596434301)


Rex, Michael. Fangbone!, Third-Grade Barbarian. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, c2012. 120 p. (9780399255212)