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2018 Summer Reading

Summer Reading List


Pre-K 4

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Martin Jr. and John Archambault

Drop It Rocket! By Tad Hills


Mouse Makes Words by Katherine Helling

We Are In A Book by Mo Willems

1st Grade

Hi! Fly Guy by Ted Arnold

Let's Go For a Drive by Mo Willems

2nd Grade

Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant

Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery by David A Adler

3rd Grade

Mouse Scouts: Make a Difference by Sarah Dillard

Flat Stanley: Showdown at the Alamo by Jeff Brown

Roscoe Riley #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs by Katherine Applegate and Brian Briggs

4th Grade

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate and Patricia Castelao

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis

Wonder by R.J.Palacio



Books marked with *** in 5th through 8th Grade are REQUIRED READING. Students must choose ONE other book from the list.

5TH Grade

***Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

The Liberation of Gabriel King by K.L. Going

Who Was Mother Teresa? by Jim Gigliotti

Laugh Out Loud by James Paterson


6th Grade

***Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Maddox

Savvy by Ingrid Law

Dead End at Norvelt by Jack Gantos

The Magician’s Nephew by CS Lewis

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate


7th Grade

***Dark Water Rising by Marian Hale

Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper

Maze Runner by James Dashner

Ghost by Kevin Emerson

Last Days on Mars by Kevin Emerson


8th Grade

***Trino’s Time by Diane Gonzales Bertran

Gutless by Carl Deuker

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Call of the Wild by Jack London

Refugee by Alan Gratz