Summer Reading Guide

Reading every day over the summer, even as little as 15 minutes a day, can help prevent a decrease in reading ability of up to 6 months!? To help keep you ahead of the curve, we have?created a curated list of recommended titles for you to enjoy.? Select the titles which seem most interesting and try to work through as many as possible over the summer.

Additionally, check with your local public library for exciting summer reading programs, where you could earn prizes and rewards for reading!? See below for more details.



Grades 2-5 Recommended Reading List (sorted by author):

cover title author avg rating
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
3.99
A Bear Called Paddington (Paddington, #1)
4.22
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
4.12
Classroom At The End Of The Hall
3.88
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?
3.93
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?
3.85
Old Yeller
4.08
Bunnicula - Boxed Set
4.26
Nancy Drew (22 Book Series)
4.00
The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1-7)
4.26
Bridge to Terabithia
3.99
The Perilous Road
3.73
Goosebumps Original Series (Full Collection, #1-62)
4.27
Charlotte's Web
4.16
The Little House Collection (Little House, #1-5)
4.53
Breaking Stalin's Nose
3.81


Grades 6-8 Recommended Reading List (sorted by author):

cover title author avg rating
Tuck Everlasting
3.87
The Boy Who Dared
4.01
The Sisters Grimm (9 Book Series)
4.53
The Maze Runner Series (The Maze Runner #0.5, #1-3)
4.20
Escape!: The Story of the Great Houdini
3.58
The Eleventh Plague
3.50
The Lions of Little Rock
4.24
Artemis Fowl (Series)
4.25
Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever
4.14
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1-5)
4.58
The Pearl
3.45
Treasure Island
3.83
The Mysterious Benedict Society Series (3 Book Series)
4.66
J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
4.59
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
4.10
The Book Thief
4.37


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