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Summer Reading Lists

Pack these books for your vacation and keep your children reading all summer long. Students should choose at least one book on their list to complete before school starts in the fall. Activities and assignments will be planned around this reading for the first week of school. Please contact your teacher with any questions. 

Kindergarten Summer Reading List

  • Mother Goose Favorites by Tomie de Paola
  • Swimmy by Leo Lionni

First Grade Summer Reading List

  • Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

Second Grade Summer Reading List

Students entering 2nd grade should complete the attached packet by the start of school.

  • There Might Be Lobsters by Caroline Crimi
  • Fly High, Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold
  • Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch by James Dean
  • Franklin Stays Up by Sharon Jennings
  • Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, illustrated by Marc Simont
  • Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry G. Allard, Jr.
  • Henry and Mudge: The First Book by Cynthia Rylant
  • Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

Third Grade Summer Reading List

  • Ivy and Bean Make the Rules by Annie Barrows
  • Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
  • Frindle by Andrew Clements
  • Judy Moody Was in a Mood by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Big Nate Out Loud by Lincoln Peirce
  • Henry and Mudge: The First Book by Cynthia Rylant
  • Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinelli
  • Wish by Barbara O'Connor
  • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
  • Ava & Pip by Carol Weston

Fourth Grade Summer Reading List

  • Poppy by Avi
  • The Contest: Everest #1 by Gordon Korman
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
  • School days According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
  • The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
  • Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesel Shurtiff
  • The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Fifth Grade Summer Reading List

  • Chester and Gus by Carrie McGovern
  • The Big Game by Tim Green
  • 5 Times Revenge by Lindsay Eland
  • Journey to the Alamo by Melodie Cuate
  • Baseball Genius by Tim Green & Derek Jeter
  • Emma and the Ruby Ring by Yvonne MacGrory
  • Chasing Helicity: Force of Nature by Ginger Zee
  • The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Book 1) by Tui Sutherland
  • Marabel and the Book of Fire by Tracy Barrett
  • A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese
  • Gertie Milk and the Keeper of Lost Things by Simon Van Booy
  • The Baking Life of Amelia Day by Vanessa Curtis
  • Missing Pieces by Carly Anne West
  • How to Train Your Dragon (Book 1) by Cressida Cowell

Sixth Grade Summer Reading 

  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
  • Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Honors Class)

Seventh Grade Summer Reading List

  • Coming Soon!

Eighth Grade Summer Reading

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee