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Summer Reading List 2015

Please find below (inside this post) the list of books for your Summer Reading 2015. Follow the links of your grade level:

Choose Grade: Pre-K3 | Pre-K | Kindergarten | Grade 1 | Grade 2 | Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5 | Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8


  • The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault
  • Maisy Goes to Preschool by Lucy Cousins



  • A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Phillip C. Stead
  • Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale
  • If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numeroff
  • Llama Llama Red Pajamas by Anna Dewdney



  • The Night Before Kindergarten by Natasha Wing
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • Down by the Cool of the Pool by Tony Mitton
  • Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
  • Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems
  • The Adventures of Beekle by Dan Santat



  • Sam & Dave Dig A Hole by Mac Barnett
  • Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
  • The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems
  • If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff
  • The Adventures of Beekle, the Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat



  • Jasper John Dooley:  Star of the Week by Caroline Anderson
  • Lulu Walks the Dog by Judith Viorst
  • Mr. Lincoln’s Way by Patricia Polacco
  • Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate Di Camillo
  • The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin
  • Kung Pow Chicken:  Let’s Get Cracking by Cyndi Marko



  • Like Bug Juice on a Burger by Julie Sternberg
  • Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
  • The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken by Doreen Cronin
  • The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
  • Princess in Black by Shannon Hale
  • Stink and the Shark Sleepover by Megan McDonald



  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
  • Summer According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
  • Benjamin Franklinstein Lives by Matthew McElligot
  • Justin Case:  Shells, Smells, and the Horrible Flip-Flops of Doom by Rachel Vail
  • Completely Clementine by Sara Pennypacker



  • Untamed:  The Wild Life of Jane Goodall by Anita Silvery
  • Wings of Fire:  The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland
  • Odd, Weird and Little by Patrick Jennings
  • Duke by Kirby Larson
  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  • Rose by Holly Webb



  • Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon
  • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
  • The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
  • Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpartick Hill
  • Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling
  • A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz



  • Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper
  • The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
  • Lockwood And Co: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
  • Murder is Bad Manners by Robin Stevens
  • Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai



  • Nightbird by Alice Hoffman
  • The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
  • Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
  • Bomb by Steven Sheinkin
  • The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney
  • Death Cloud by Andrew Lane


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