Summer Reading List

Entering junior kindergarten

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level Pre-K.  Available at www.summerskills.com

Entering Kindergarten

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level K.  Available at www.summerskills.com

Entering First Grade

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level 1st Grade.  Available at www.summerskills.com

ENTERING second grade

Required:

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level 2nd Grade.  Available at www.summerskills.com.
  • Teacher from the Black Lagoon ISBN9780439848039
  • Miss Nelson is Missing ISBN 9780395401460
  • Office Buckle and Gloria ISBN9780590925693
  • Poppleton ISBN9780590847827

ENTERING third grade

Required:

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level 3rd Grade.  Available at www.summerskills.com
  • Charlotte’s Web ISBN 978006440558
  • White House White-Out ISBN 978037584721
  • Spanish/English Dictionary ISBN 9782035420848

ENTERING fourth grade

Required:

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level 4th Grade.  Available at www.summerskills.com
  • Stone Fox ISBN 9780064401326
  • Where the Red Fern Grows ISBN 9780440412670
  • Spanish/English Dictionary ISBN 9782035420848

ENTERING fifth grade

Required:

  • Summer Math Skills Sharpener and Summer Language Arts Review, Level 5th Grade.  Available at www.summerskills.com
  • The Magician’s Nephew ISBN 9780064471107
  • Lily’s Crossing ISBN 9780385321426
  • Spanish/English Dictionary ISBN 9782035420848

entering sixth, seventh or eighth grade

  1. Select two books from the list below.
  2. After choosing the books, please:
    • Read them AND
    • Watch the movies (if applicable).
  3. Upon returning to school in August, you will use the selected texts to:
    • Write a paper,
    • Create a collaborative presentation, AND
    •  Take AR tests.

Book List:

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott
  • Brothers Forever by Tom Sileo and Col. Tom Manion
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Greene
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
  • Frankenstein: The Graphic Novel by Jason Cobley and Mary Shelley
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
  • Le Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C.S. Lewis
  • The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  • Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  • Wonder by Raquel J. Palacio
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle