CHILDREN'S SUGGESTED READING

 

Preschool Book List

E BRE: The Hat, by Jan Brett

E BRO: Big Red Barn, by Margaret Wise Brown

E BRO: My Dad, by Anthony Browne

E BRU: Babar's World Tour, by Laurent De Brunhoff

E BUN: Gleam and Glow, by Eve Bunting

E BUR: The Little House, by Virginia Lee Burton

E CAR: From Head to Toe, by Eric Carle

E CRE: Freight Train, by Donald Crews

E DEP: Strega Nona and the Twins, by Tomie DePaola

E DUN: Gossie, by Olivier Dunrea

E EHL: Waiting for Wings, by Lois Ehlert

E EMB: Go Away Big Green Monster, by Ed Emberley

E FAL: Olivia and the Fary Princess, by Ian Falconer

E FEI: Bark, George, by Jules Feiffer

E FLE: Beetle Bop, by Denise Fleming

E FRE: How are You Peeling?, by Saxton Freymann

E HEN: Kitten’s First Full Moon, by Kevin Henkes

E JEF: Lost and Found, by Oliver Jeffers

E JOO: Mama, Do You Love Me?, by Barbara Joose

E KIR: Miss Spider's Tea Party, by David Kirk

E KLA: I Want My Hat Back, by Jon Klassen

E LIO: Swimmy, by Leo Lionni

E MAR: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, by Bill Martin

E MCM: I’m Big!, by Kate McMullan

E MOS: Zin, Zin, Zin a Violin, by Lloyd Moss

E NIE: That’s How!, by Christoph Niemann

E NUM: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by Laura Numeroff

E PAT: Higher! Higher!, by Leslie Patricelli

E SHA: It Looked Like Spilt Milk, by Charles Shaw

E SHE: I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean, by Kevin Sherry

E STE: Pete’s a Pizza, by William Steig

E STO: Minerva Louise at School, by Janet Stoeke

E TIM: Look What I Can Do!, by Leo Timmers

E WOO: The Napping House, by Audrey Wood

E ZIE: Train Song, by Harriet Ziefert

E ZIM: Trashy Town, by Andrea Zimmerman

  

Kindergarten Suggested Reading List

Picture Books

E AVI: Anno’s Counting Book, by Avi

E BAR: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barrett

E BRO: Arthur’s Tooth, by Marc Brown

E BRO: The Curious Garden, by Peter Brown

E BRO: The Diggers, by Margaret Wise Brown

E BUR: The Little House, by Virginia Lee Burton

E CHE: The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry

E CHI: I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato, by Lauren Child

E COO: Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney

E CRO: Diary of a Worm, by Doreen Cronin

E DEA: Pete at the Beach, by James Dean

E DEP: Strega Nona and the Twins, by Tomie DePaola

E FUC: Let’s Do Nothing!, by Tony Fucile

E HEN: Weekend With Wendell, by Kevin Henkes

E KEA: Whistle For Willie, by Ezra Jack Keats

E KEL: The Mysterious Tadpole, by Steven Kellogg

E KIR: Library Mouse, by Daniel Kirk

E LIO: Fish Is Fish, by Leo Lionni

E KRA: Leo the Late Bloomer, by Robert Krauss

E MAR: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin

E NIE: Subway, by Christoph Niemann

E PFI: The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister

E MCG: Stone Soup, by Ann McGovern

E REY: The Dot, by Peter Reynolds

E RIN: Tar Beach, by Faith Ringgold

E SEU: My Many Colored Days, by Dr. Seuss

E SLO: Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina

E STE: Brave Irene, by William Steig

E VIO: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day, by Judith Viorst

E WIL: Bear Snores On, by Karma Wilson

E ZIO: Harry and the Lady Next Door, by Gene Zion

JE HOF: Danny and the Dinosaur, by Syd Hoff

JE MIN: Little Bear, by Else Minarik

JE SEU: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, by Dr. Seuss

JE WIL: Time to Sleep Sheep the Sheep!, by Mo Willems

 

First Grade Suggested Reading List

Picture Books

E AGE: Milo’s Hat Trick, by Jon Agee

E ALL: Miss Nelson is Missing!, by Harry Allard

E BRE: The Mitten, by Jan Brett

E BUN: How Many Days to America, by Eve Bunting

E CAN: Stellaluna, by Janell Cannon

E COL: Magic School Bus: In the time of the Dinosaurs, by Johanna Cole

E HOB: You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You, by Mary Ann Hoberman

E MED: Martha Blah Blah, by Susan Meddaugh

E POL: Thank You Mr. Falker, by Patricia Polacco

E RAT: Officer Buckle and Gloria, by Peggy Rathman

E SAY: Grandfather’s Journey, by Allen Say

E SCI: Math Curse, by Jon Scieszka

E SEU: The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss

E STE: The Gardener, by Sarah Stewart

E STE: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, by William Steig

E THO: Is Everyone Ready for Fun?, by Jan Thomas

E VAN: The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, by Chris Van Allsburg

E YOL: Owl Moon, by Jane Yolen

Beginner Readers

JE ADL: Young Cam Jansen and the 100th Day of School Mystery, by David Adler

JE CAP: Biscuit Goes to School, by Alyssa Capucilli

JE CAR: Rooster is Off to See the World, by Eric Carle

JE GRI: The Big Fat Cow that Goes Kapow, by Andy Griffiths

JE JOH: Harold and the Purple Crayon, by Crockett Johnson

JE LOB: Days with Frog and Toad, by Arnold Lobel

JE MAN: Katie Woo Has the Flu, by Fran Manushkin

JE PAR: Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping, by Peggy Parish

JE RYL: Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleep Over, by Cynthia Rylant

JE SEU: Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss

JE SIL: Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa, by Erica Silverman

JE SPI: Jack and the Box, by Art Spiegelman

JE WEE: Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan, by Sarah Weeks

JE WIL: The Thank You Book, by Mo Willems

JE VAN: Oliver and Amanda and the Big Snow, by Jean Van Leeuwen

 

Second Grade Suggested Reading List

Fiction

J AVI: The Beginning of the End, by Avi

J BLU: Freckle Juice, by Judy Blume

J BRO: Show and Tell, Flat Stanley, by Jeff Brown

J BUL: The Chalk Box Kid, by Cylde Bulla

J BYA: Little Horse on His Own, by Betsy Byars

J CAT: The Chocolate Touch, by Patrick Catling

J DAH: The Enormous Crocodile, by Roald Dahl

J DAN: Get Ready for School Amber Brown, by Paula Danziger

J DIC: Bink and Gollie, by Kate Dicamillo

J DIC: Mercy Watson to the Rescue, by Kate Dicamillo

J GAR: Stone Fox, by John Gardiner

J GIF: Fish Face, by Patricia Reilly Giff

J KLI: Horrible Harry and the Stolen Cookie, by Suzy Kline

J LEG: Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings, by Ursula LeGuin

J LOW: Gooney Bird Greene, by Lois Lowry

J MAC: Sarah, Plain and Tall, by Patricia MacLachlan

J MCD: Judy Moody, by Megan McDonald

J SAC: Marvin Redpost. Kidnapped at Birth?, by Louis Sachar

J SPE: Maybelle in the Soup, by Katie Speck

J VIO: Lulu Walks the Dogs, by Judith Viorst

Picture Books

E POL: Thank You, Mr. Falker, by Patricia Polacco

E SCI: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairy Stupid Tales, by Jon Scieszka

E VAN: Probuditi!, by Chris Van Allsburg

Beginner Readers

JE RYL: The High Rise Private Eyes: The Case of the Missing Monkey, by Cynthia Rylant

JE SHA: Nate the Great, by Marjorie Sharmat

Graphic Novel

J 745.597 BLI: Luke on the Loose, by Harry Bliss

Biography

J 92 DE PAOLA: 26 Fairmont Avenue, by Tomie DePaola

 

Third Grade Suggested Reading List

E LEV: Henry’s Freedom Box, by Ellen Levine

E STE: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, by John Steptoe

J APP: The One and Only Ivan, by Catherine Applegate

J ATW: Mr. Popper’s Penguins, by Richard Atwater

J BAR: Ivy and Bean, by Annie Barrows

J BON: The Magical Ms. Plum, by Bonny Becker

J CAM: The Stories Julian Tells, by Anne Cameron

J CLE: Ramona: Quimby, Age 8, by Beverly Cleary

J CUR: Bud: Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis

J DAH: The Twits, by Roald Dahl

J DIC: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate DiCamillo

J GIF: Moxy Maxwell Does not Love Practicing the Piano, by Peggy Gifford

J HOW: Bunnicula, by James Howe

J HOF: Bravo, Grace!, by Mary Hoffman

J LOO: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things, by Lenore Look

J NEW: Hachiko Waits, by Leslea Newman

J MAC: Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, by Betty MacDonald

J MCD: Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid, by Megan McDonald

J POL: Thank You, Mr. Falker, by Patricia Polacco

J SAC: Sideways Stories From Wayside School, by Louis Sachar

J SAL: Calvin Coconut, Trouble Magnet, by Graham Salisbury

J SCI: Knights of the Kitchen Table, by Jon Scieszka

J SEL: The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick

J WHI: Stuart Little, by E.B. White

J 741.5: Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown, by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

 

Fourth Grade Suggested Reading List

J AVI: Poppy, by Avi

J BAN: The Indian in the Cupboard, by Lynne Reid Banks

J BLU: Blubber, by Judy Blume

J BLU: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, by Judy Blume

J CLE: Lunch Money, by Andrew Clements

J CRE: Love That Dog, by Sharon Creech

J CUR: Elijah of Buxton, by Christopher Paul Curtis

J DAH: The Witches, by Roald Dahl

J DAV: The Lemonade War, by Jacqueline Davis

J DIC: The Tale of Desperaux, by Kate Dicamillo

J GAI: Coraline, by Neil Gaiman

J GAN: The Key that Swollowed Joey Pigza, by Jack Gantos

J GEO: My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George

J GID: A Tale Dark and Grimm, by Adam Gidwitz

J HOR: Everything on a Waffle, by Polly Horvath

J LAI:  Inside Out and Back Again, by Thanhha Lai

J NAY: Shiloh, by Phyllis Naylor

J OBR: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert O’Brien

J ODE: Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell

J PAR: Keeping Score, by Linda Sue Park

J PAT: Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Patterson

J ROC: How to Eat Fried Worms, by Thomas Rockwell

J RAW: Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls

J RYA: The Dreamer, by Pam Munoz Ryan

J RYL: Missing May, by Cynthia Rylant

J SEL: The Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden

J SPI: Fourth Grade Rats, by Jerry Spinelli

J WHI: Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White

 

5th Grade Suggested Reading List

J ARM: Sounder, by William Armstrong

J BAB: Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbit

J BAL: Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett

J BLACK: Doll Bones, by Holly Black

J BYA: Summer of the Swans, by Betsy Byars

J CLE: Frindle, by Andrew Clements

J CRE: Walk Two Moons, by Sharon Creech

J CUR: The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis

J DEC: Nothing’s Fair in the Fifth Grade, by Barthe DeClements

J DUP: City of Ember, by Jeanne Duprau

J FUN: Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke

J GEO: Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George

J HIA: Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen

J JOH: Bird, by Angela Johnson

J JUS: The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster

J KEL: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jaqueline Kelly

J KON: The View From Saturday, by E.L. Konigsburg

J LEN: A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeline L’Engle

J LOW: Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry

J MAR: A Corner of the Universe, by Ann M Martin

J MEL: Wildwood, by Colin Meloy

J PAU: Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen

J RAS: The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin

J ROD: Freaky Friday, by Mary Rogers

J RYA: Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan

J SAC: Holes, by Louis Sachar

J SPI: Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli

J SPI: Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli

J STE: The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart

 

6th Grade Suggested Reading List

J AND: Fever 1793, by Laurie Anderson

J BRO: Masterpiece, by Elise Broach

J CIS: The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisnero

J COR: The Chocolate War, by Robert Corimer

J CRE: Absolutely Normal Chaos, by Sharon Creech

J CUR: Elijah of Buxton, by Christopher Paul Curtis

J DIC: The Magician’s Elephant, by Kate DiCamillo

J DIT: The Search for WondLa, by Tony DiTerlizzi

J DOW: The London Eye Mystery, by Siobhan Dowd

J FEN: Yolanda’s Genius, by Carol Fenner

J GAI: M is for Magic, by Neil Gaiman

J GAN: The Key that Swollowed Joey Pigza, by Jack Gantos

J GUT: The Million Dollar Putt, by Dan Gutman

J HAD: Running Out of Time, by Margaret Haddix

J HAD: Found, by Margaret Haddix

J HUN: Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt

J JAC: Mariel of Redwall, by Brain Jacques

J KEL: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly

J MUL: Fablehaven, by Brandon Mull

J MYE: Monster, by Walter Dean Myers

J PAU: Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen

J PAU: Lawn Boy, by Gary Paulsen

J PAR: A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park

J PUL: The Golden Compass, by Philip Pullman

J RAS: The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin

J SPI: Stargirl, by Jerry Spinelli

J STE: The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart

J STE: When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead

J SPI: Wringer, by Jerry Spinelli

J SAC: Holes, by Louis Sachar

J WIL: One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams Garcia