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NOTE: For SY 2017-2018, one space each has opened up for Grades 3, 4, and 6.

Booklist 2014-2015

Finished reading the book of the month and want to start with the next one? Below you will find the list of books for each month (September 2014 – May 2015) in each grade level.

Scroll down and make sure that you have the right list:


  • September: A Kiss Goodbye by Audrey Penn
  • October: Clark the Shark by Bruce Hole
  • November: The Best Thanksgiving Ever by Teddy Slates
  • December: Spaghetti Eddie by Ryan San Angelo
  • January: What Cried Granny, An Almost Bedtime Story by Kate Lum
  • February: Hugs and Kisses by Christople Loupy and Eve Tharlet
  • March: 100th Day Worries by Margery Cuyler
  • April: A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech
  • May: Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee



  • September: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin
  • October: Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  • November: Turkey Trouble by Wendy Silvano
  • December: Pluto Visits the Earth by Steve Metzger
  • January: The Missing Mitten Mystery by Steven Kellogg
  • February: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
  • March: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • April: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  • May: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Elhert



  • October: The Umbrella by Jan Brett
  • November: The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • December: Christmas Troll by Jan Brett
  • January: Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan
  • February: I’d Know You Anywhere My Love by Nancy Tellman
  • March: Locomotive by Brian Flora
  • April: Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  • May: Winter’s Tail-How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again by Juliann Hatkoff



  • October: The Miniature World of Marvin and James by Elise Broach
  • November: The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin
  • December: Shelter Dog Blues (Martha Speaks Series) by Susan Meddaugh
  • January: Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes by Kate Di Camillo
  • February: Wolf and Dog by Sylvia Vanden Heede
  • March: Miss Daisy is Crazy by Dan Gutman
  • April: Nancy Clancy Super Sleuth by Jane O’Connor
  • May: The Trouble With Chickens by Doreen Cronin



  • October: Locomotive by Brian Floca
  • November: The Legend of Diamond Lil by Doreen Cronin
  • December: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Raold Dahl
  • January: Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth
  • February: Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake by Julie Sternberg
  • March: The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
  • April: Clemetine and the Spring Trip by Sara Pennypacker
  • May: Annika Riz, Math Whiz by Claudia Mills



  • October: Miss Emily by Burleigh Muten and Matt Phelan
  • November: The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
  • December: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
  • January: Winter According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
  • February: Sea Turtle Scientist by Stephen R. Swinkurne
  • March: The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • April: Flora and Ullyses by Kate di Camillo
  • May: Matilda by Raold Dahl



  • October: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  • November: The Witches by Raold Dahl
  • December: The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  • January: Another Day as Emily by Eileen Spinelli
  • February: My Brother Abe by Harry Mazer
  • March: The Adventures of Nanny Piggins by R. A. Spratt
  • April: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • May: WONDER by R. J. Palacio



  • October: The Grimm Conclusion by Jonathan Gidwitz
  • November: When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens
  • December: Bluffton by Matt Phelan
  • January: The Ghost of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage
  • February: Babe Conquers the World by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
  • March: A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  • April: Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy
  • May: The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer Blakemore



  • October: Sorry You’re Lost by Matt Blackstone
  • November: A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
  • December: Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood by Varsha Bajaj
  • January: The Riverman by Aaron Starmer
  • February: Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
  • March: The President Has Been Shot by James L. Swanson
  • April: Is it Night or Day? by Fern Schumer Chapman
  • May: Rump by Liesl Shurtliff



  • October: Lockwood and Company: The Screaming Skull by Jonathan Stroud
  • November: The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
  • December: Fire Storm by Andrew Lane
  • January: West of the Moon by Margi Preus
  • February: Pure Grit by Mary Cronk Farrell
  • March: Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool
  • April: One Day in Oradour by Helen Watts
  • May: Nothing to Fear by Jackie French Koller


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