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Summer Reading Lists & Math Review Packets

Pack these books for your vacation and keep your children reading all summer long! Students should complete their grades assigned reading, and activities. Fall activities and assignments will be planned around this reading for the first week of school. In addition, each grade has a math review packet that should also be completed by the first day of school. Please contact your teacher with any questions. 

Kindergarten Summer Packet

Incoming kindergartners should read Mother Goose Favorites by Tomie de Paola and draw a picture of their favorite nursery rhyme to bring on the first day of school. Click here for the Kindergarten assignment.
  • Mother Goose Favorites by Tomie de Paola

First Grade Summer Packet

Incoming First Grade students need to complete this packet and read Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

  • Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes - required
  • Read Your way into first grade with these titles (optional)
    • First Grade, Here I Come!  by Nancy Carlson
    • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
    • Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
    • The Listening Walk by Paul Showers
    • Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
    • Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle
    • Olivia Series by Ian Falconer
    • Beatrice Doesn't Want To by Laura Numeroff
    • Me I Am by Jack Prelutsky
    • Elephant and Piggie Series by Mo Willems
    • Fox and His Friends Series by James Marshall
    • Ruby the Copycat by Margaret Rathmann
    • Biscuit Series by Alyssa Capucilli
    • A Bad Case of the Stripes by David Shannon
    • More Spaghetti I Say! by Rita Gelman

Second Grade Summer Packet

Students entering 2nd grade should complete the attached packet by the start of school. They will need to read There Might Be Lobsters as well as one book of their choosing off the list below. 

  • There Might Be Lobsters by Caroline Crimi required
  • 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 Packet

Incoming 3rd graders should read one book (they haven't read) from the list below and complete the packet: 3rd Grade Summer Packet.
  • 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 Packet

Please complete one book of your choice from the list below (that you haven't previously read). Complete this packet. 

  • 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
  • Wish by Barabara O'Connor
  • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
  • Ava & Pip by Carol Weston

Fifth Grade Summer Packet

Students entering 5th grade should read one book from the list below and complete this packet which includes a math review.
  • 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 Fate 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 Packet

All incoming 6th grade students should complete this math review packet before the first day of school. Summer reading assignments will be mailed to students in June. 

Seventh Grade Summer Packet

All incoming 7th grade students should complete a math packet (below) for their level. Summer reading assignments will be mailed in June.

Eighth Grade Packet