St. Francis Academy
1601 Central Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087

Tel. No. (201)863-4112
Fax No. (201)601-5905


REMINDER: Aftercare will end at 4PM today in preparation for
the Christmas Concert tonight at Union City High School at 7PM.
Please arrive by 630PM.

Booklist 2015-2016

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 2015 – May 2016) in each grade level.

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


  • September: Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney
  • October: Monster Needs a Costume by Paul Czajak
  • November: Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano
  • December: Santa is Coming to New Jersey by Steve Smallman
  • January: Blown Away by Rob Biddulph
  • February: Here Comes the Tooth Fairy by Deborah Underwood
  • March: Sleep like a Tiger by Mary Logue
  • April: The Earth Book by Todd Parr
  • May: Little Cloud by Eric Carle



  • September: A Kiss Goodbye by Audrey Penn
  • October: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds
  • November: The Best Thanksgiving Ever by Teddy Slates
  • December: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
  • January: A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech
  • February: 100th Day Worries by Margery Cuyler
  • March: Hugs and Kisses by Christopher Loupy & Eve Tharkt
  • April: What Cried Granny An Almost Bedtime Story by Kate Lum
  • May: Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee



  • October: Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  • November: Turkey Trouble by Wendy Silvano
  • December: Strega Nona’s Gift by Tomie dePaola
  • January: I Am Invited to a Party by Mo Willems
  • February: Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
  • March: If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss
  • April: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  • May: Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo



  • October: What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yomada
  • November: If You Take a Mouse to The Movies? by Laura Numeroff
  • December: The Animal Santa by Jan Brett
  • January: Penguin and the Cupcake by Ashley Spires
  • February: Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli
  • March: Diary of a Worm by Daries Cronin
  • April: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
  • May: Library Mouse A Friends Take by Daniel Kirk



  • October: Humphrey’s Creepy Crawly Camping Adventure by Betty G. Birney
  • November: Brother Hugo and the Bear by Katy Beebe
  • December: The Critter Club: Amy’s Very Merry Christmas by Callie Barkley
  • January: Kung Pow Chicken: Bok! Bok! by Cyndi Marko
  • February: Fly Away by Patricia McLachlan
  • March: Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
  • April: Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie by Julie Sternberg
  • May: The Miniature World of Marvin and James by Elise Broach



  • October: Dory and the Real True Friend by Abby Hanlon
  • November: The Legend of Diamond Lil by Doreen Cronin
  • December: A Very Merry Christmas (Geronimo Stilton #35) by Geronimo Stilton
  • January: The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John R. Erickson
  • February: Fantastic Mr. Fox by Raold Dahl
  • March: Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake by Julie Sternberg
  • April: Clementine and the Spring Trip by Sara Pennypacker
  • May: Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth



  • October: Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of Room 11 by N. Griffin
  • November: The 100 Dresses by Eleanor Estes
  • December: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
  • January: Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula by Andi Watson
  • February: Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall by Anita Silvey
  • March: James and the Giant Peach by Raold Dahl
  • April: Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones
  • May: First Mothers by Beverly Gherman & Julie Downing



  • October: Dash by Kirby Miller
  • November: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
  • December: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
  • January: Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
  • February: The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
  • March: WONDER by R. J. Palacio
  • April: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • May: Crossover by Kwame Alexander



  • October: The Island of Dr. Libris by Chris Grakenstein
  • November: Bo at Iditarod Creek by Kurkpatrick Hill
  • December: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
  • January: The Truth About Twinkie Pie by Kat Yen
  • February: El Deafo by Cece Bell
  • March: In a Glass Grimly by Adam Gidwitz
  • April: Lucky Dog by Kirby Larson
  • May: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Myllaly Hunt



  • October: The Whispering Skull by Jonathan Stroud
  • November:  The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
  • December:  Death Cloud by Andrew Lane
  • January: Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • February: Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
  • March: The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming
  • April: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • May: Arsenic for Tea by Robin Stevens



  • October: Revolution by Deborah Wiles
  • November:  The Hollow boy by Jonathan Stroud
  • December: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • January: Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin
  • February: Rebel Fire by Andrew Lane
  • March: Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams Garcia
  • April: How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson
  • May: The Story of Owen: Dragonslayer of Trondheim by E.K. Johnston


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