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Summer Reading List 2014

Please find below (inside this post) the list of books for your Summer Reading 2014. Follow the links of your grade level:

Choose Grade: Pre-K | Kindergarten | Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8

PRE-K

  • Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle
  • Mr. Wuffles by David Weisner
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
  • Lucky Ducklings by Eva More
  • Mustache Baby by Bridget Heos
  • That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems

 

KINDERGARTEN

Mandatory:

  • The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing
  • Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach by Malanie Watt
  • Down by the Cool of the Pool by Tony Mitton
  • Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
  • The Gingerbread Boy by Richard Egielski
  • Each Orange Had 8 Slices: A Counting Book by Paul Giganti Jr.

 

GRADE 1

Mandatory:

  • Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae
  • How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills
  • Shark Vs. Train by Chris Barton
  • The Three Ninja Pigs by Cory Rosen Schwartz
  • Any Henry and Mudge books by Cynthia Rylant
  • Any Biscuit books by Alyssa Capucilli

 

GRADE 2

Mandatory:

  • Young Zeus by G. Brian Karas
  • The Eagles are Back by Jean Craighead George
  • The Flight of the Honeybee by Raymond Huber
  • Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett
  • Locomotive by Brian Floca
  • The Bathing Costume by Charlotte Moundlic

 

GRADE 3

Mandatory:

  • Stink and the Shark Sleepover by Megan Mc Donald
  • Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew: #1 Sleepover Sleuths by Carolyn Keene
  • The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin
  • Lulu Walks the Dog by Judith Viorst
  • Look Up! Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard by Annette LeBlanc Cate
  • Flat Stanley: His Original Adventures by Jeff Brown

 

GRADE 4

Mandatory:

  • The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
  • Summer According to Hemphrey by Betty G. Birney
  • The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng
  • Lulu’s Mysterious Mission by Judith Viorst
  • Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
  • Platypus Police Squad by Jon Scieszka

 

GRADE 5

Mandatory:

  • Africa is My Home by Monice Edinger
  • Flora and Ullyses by Kate Di Camilo
  • Platypus Police Squad: The Ostrich Conspiracy by Jon Scieszka
  • Rose by Holly Webb
  • Fear Itself by Andrew Clements
  • The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes

 

GRADE 6

Mandatory:

  • One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams
  • Flora and Ulysses by Kate di Camilo
  • In a Glass Grimmly by Adam Gidurtz
  • Three Times Lucky by Shiela Turnage
  • The Lions of Little Rock by Kristen Levine
  • Rose by Holly Webb

 

GRADE 7

Mandatory:

  • Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • The Paperboy by Vince Vawter
  • How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks
  • Three Times Lucky by Shiela Turnage
  • The Nazi Hunters by Neal Bascomb
  • Goblin Secrets by William Alexander

 

GRADE 8

Mandatory:

  • Lockwood and Company: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
  • Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus
  • From Norvelt to Nowhere by Jack Gantos
  • Saints and Boxers by Gene Luen Yang
  • Bomb by Steve Sheinkin
  • Crow by Barbara Wright

 

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