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Summer Reading List

Students entering 1st Grade:

Due to the fact that students are emerging readers and are at various reading levels, please have your child read 10 to 20 minutes daily.  Please continue to practice phonograms at least three times a week.

Bob Books and Dr. Suess Books

Frog and Toad Books

Little Bear Books

Magic Tree House Books

 

Students entering 2nd Grade:

Due to the fact that students are emerging readers and are at various reading levels, please have your child read 10 to 20 minutes daily.  Please continue to practice phonograms.  The first book is required and may be read to your student.

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Magic Tree House books

American Girl Books

Anything by Kate DiCamillo

 

Students entering 3rd Grade:

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Magicians Nephew by C.S. Lewis

 

Students entering 4th Grade:

Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

 

Students entering 5th Grade:

Greek Myths by Olivia Coolidge

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

Optional:

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Mythology

 

Students entering 6th Grade:

The Canterbury Tales (Puffin Classic) retold by Geraldine McCaughrean

Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray

Optional:

The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

 

Students entering 7th Grade:

The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly

Around The World In 80 Days by Jules Verne

Optional:

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall

 

Students entering 8th Grade:

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

 

Students entering 9th Grade:

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton

 

Students entering 10th Grade:

Paradise Lost by John Milton

Sir Gawain and the Greek Knight (Signet Classics) by Burton Raffel and Brenda Webster

 

Students entering 11th Grade:

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith

 

Students entering 12th Grade:

Dante’s Inferno

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde