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Summer Reading IdeasPicture BooksGrades 1 -3AuthorAardema, VernaAdoff, ArnoldAllard, HarryAnno, MitsumasaBarrett, H. JudiBrown, Margaret WiseCalhoun, MaryCronin, DoreenDe Paola, TomieErnst, Lisa C.Falconer , IanFields, JuliaFriedman, InaGolembe, CarlaHarper, DanHeo, YumiHenkes, KevinHobbie, HollyHoward, Elizabeth AuntHutchins, PatJohnson, CrockettLester, AlisonTitleBringing the Rain to Kapiti PlainFlamboyanMiss Nelson Is Missing (series)Anno’s Journey (series)Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsThe Little Scarecrow BoyHot-Air Henry (series)Diary of A Worm (series)Strega Nona (series)Ginger JumpsOlivia (series)The Green Lion of Zion StreetHow My Parents Learned to EatDog MagicTelling Time with Big Mama CatOne AfternoonLily’s Purple Plastic Purse , OwenToot and Puddle (series)Flossie’ s Hats (and crab cakes later)It’s My Birthday!Harold and the Purple CrayonImagine


London JonathanMarshallMartin, BillMathers, PetraMcCloskey, RobertMeddaugh, SusanMedearis, AngelaMurphy, StuartNickle, JohnNumeroff, LauraPorte, BarbaraRathman, PeggyShannon, DavidSloat, TeriSteig, WilliamWells, RosemaryWillems, MoFroggy Gets Dressed (series)George and Martha (series)Chicka-Chicka-Boom-BoomLottie’s New Beach TowelBlueberries for SalMartha Speaks (series)Poppa’s New PantsLemonade for SaleThe Ant BullyIf you Give a Pig a Pancake (series)Tale of a TadpoleOfficer Buckle and GloriaNo, David!There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a TroutSylvester and the Magic Pebble (Shrek, others…)Shy Charles , YokoDon’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus (series)


Picture Books for older readersAuthor TitleBrisson, PatDunrea, OlivierGarland, Sherry S.Hall, DonaldLasky, KathhrynLester, JuliusLevine, ArthurMcCully, EmilyMitchell, MargareePolocca, PatriciaRatligen, JamaRyan, Pam MunozSay, AllenScwartz, DavidStanley, DianeThomas, JoyceViorst, JudithLeSeig Theo (Dr.Seuss)Scieszka, JonThe Summer My Father was TenThe Trow-Wife’s TreasureLotus SeedThe Milkman’s DayShe’s Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!Black Cowboy, Wild Horses: A True StoryPearl Moscowitz’s Last StandPopcorn at the PalaceUncle Jed‚s BarbershopThank you, Mr. FalkerDumpling SoupAmelia and Eleanor Go for a RideGrandfather’s Journey (and others…)How much is a Million?Raising SweetnessI Have Heard of a LandAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad DayMcElligot’s PoolTrue Story of the Three Little Pigs


Summer Reading : Books For Beginning ReadersLeveled Series :All Aboard, Step Into Reading, “I can Read”, Puffin ReadersAuthorAviBaker, BarbaraBauer, MarionBliss, CorinneCazet, DenysHoff, SidHowe, JamesJohnston, TonyKrensky, StephenLittle, JeanLobel, ArnoldLobel, ArnoldMcDonald, MeganMarshall, JamesRylant, CynthiaRylant, CynthiaTitleAbigail Takes the WheelDigby and Kate and the Beautiful Day (series)Bear's HiccupsSnow DayMinnie and Moo Go Dancing (series)Danny and the Dinosaur (and many others…)Pinky and Rex (series)Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of SchoolLionel (series)Emma’s Magic WinterFrog and Toad (series)Mouse TalesBeezy At BatFox Be Nimble (series)Henry & Mudge (series) , The Poppletons (series)Mr. Putter & Tabby (series)Dorling Kindersley Readers (non-fiction)


Grades 2/3 FictionAuthorAvi EmilyBrenner, BarbaraByars, BetsyCarrick, CarolCatling, PatrickCazet, DenysChristopher, MattCleary, BeverlyCleary, BeverlyDahl, RoaldDanziger, PaulaDicamillo, KateErickson, RussellGannett, Ruth StilesHoban, LillianHowe, JamesKalman, MairaKing-Smith, DickKoller, JackieKrensky, StephenLandon, LucindaLeGuin, UrsulaLittle, JeanTitleUpham’s RevengeWagon WheelsTornadoStay Away from SimonChocolate TouchMinnie and Moo Go Dancing (series)Peach Street Mudders (series)Ramona The Pest (series)The Mouse on the Motorcycle (series about Ralph S. Mouse)Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Magic Finger, The BFGAmber Brown (series)The Miraculous Journey of Edward TulaneWarton and Morton (series)My Father’s Dragon (series)Arthur’s Birthday PartyBunnicula (series)Next Stop Grand CentralMartin’s MiceDragonling (series)Louise Takes Charge (series)Meg Macintosh (series)CatwingsEmma’s Magic Winter


Moss, MarissaNamioka, Lensey YangOsborne, Mary PopePark, BarbaraPilkey, DavPullman, PhilipAmelia Takes Command (series)The Youngest and His Terrible Ear (series)Magic Tree House (series)Junie B. Jones (series)Ricky RicottaThe Firework Maker’s DaughterRidell Chris, & Paul Stewart Fergus Crane (series)Rockwell, H.Rodowsky, ColbyRylant, CynthiaSanvoisin, EricSay, AllenScieszka, JonSelden, GeorgeSmith, DorisSmith, Robert KimmellSobol, DonaldStevenson, JamesStoltz, MaryWarner, GertrudeHow to Eat Fried WormsNot My DogBlue Hill MeadowsThe Ink DrinkerTea with MilkTime Warp Trio (series)The Cricket in Times Square (series)Taste of BlackberriesChocolate FeverEncyclopedia Brown (series)Mud Flat (series)Ballad of the Civil WarBoxcar Children (series)


Series Books (Grades 2-4)AuthorSharmat, MarjorieAdler, DavidAdler, DavidKrensky, StephenBetancourt, JeanneCoford, EllenGiff, Patricia ReillyHurwitz, JoannaKline, SuzyParis, PeggyParks, BarbaraSachar, LouisOsborne, Mary PopeRoy, RonAbbott, TonySimon, FrancescaPilkey, DavDicamillo, KateBenton, JimMcDonald, MeganGreenburg, DanTitleNate the GreatPicture Book biography seriesCam Jansen seriesArthur Chapter booksPony PalsJenny Archer booksKids of Polk Street School SeriesJohanna HurwitzHorrible Harry / Song LeeAmelia Bedelia booksJunie B. JonesMarvin Redpost booksMagic Tree House seriesThe A-Z MysteriesThe Secrets of DroonHorrid HenryRicky RicottaMercy WatsonFranny K. SteinJudy Moody / StinkThe Zack Files


More ChallengingClearn, BeverlyChristopher, MattSobol, DonaldWarner, Gertrude ChandlerGannett, Ruth StilesDadey, DebbieDanziger, PaulaWilder, Laura IngalsRamona booksSports seriesEncyclopedia Brown byBoxcar ChildrenMy Father's DragonThe Bailey School KidsAmber Brown byLittle House books by Laura Ingalls WilderGeronimo StiltonPilkey, DavCaptain Underpants


Grades 4 through 6 – FictionAuthorAviBabbitt, NatalieBellairs, JohnBruchac, JosephBurnford, SheilaByars, BetsyByars, BetsyChambers, VeronicaCleary, BeverlyClements, AndrewCooper, SusanCreech, SharonDuBois, William PeneFenner, CarolFenner, CarolFisher, CyrusFitzgerald, JohnFleischman, SidFletcher, SusanForester, SandraGantos, JackGantos, JackGeorge, Jean C.TitlePoppy (series)Kneeknock RiseThe Curse of the Blue FigurineThe Arrow Over the DoorThe Incredible JourneyBingo Brown (series)Summer of the SwansAmistad Rising: A Story of FreedomDear Mr. HenshawFrindle , The Janitor’s Boy (and many others)Dark is Rising (series)BloomabilityThe Twenty-One BalloonsThe King of DragonsYolanda’s GeniusThe Avion My Uncle FlewGreat Brain (series)Bandit’s MoonShadow SpinnerSound the JubileeJoey Pigza Swallowed the Key (series)Wayside School (series)My Side of the Mountain (series)


Gordon, SheilaHaddix, MargaretHamilton, VirginiaHarrah, MadgeHearne, BetsyHorvath, PollyIsaacs, AnneJohnson, TonyKnight, EricThe Middle of SomewhereAmong the Hidden (series)CousinsMy Brother, My EnemySeven Brave WomenEverything on a WaffleTreehouse TalesThe WagonLassie Come HomeKonigsburg, E.L. The View from Saturday, From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E.FrankweilerLangton, JaneLee, MillyL‚Engle, MadeleineLowry, LoisMcCaughrean, GeraldMcKissack, PatriciaMontgomery, L.M.Morris, GeraldMorpurgo, MichaelNaylor, Phyllis ReynoldsNeuberger, AnneNimmo, JennyNorth, SterlingO‚Brien, RobertThe Diamond in the Window (series)Nim and the War EffortA Wrinkle in Time (series)Stay! Keeper’s StoryThe Pirate‚s SonRun Away HomeAnne of Green Gables (series)The Squire’s TaleKensuke’s KingdomShiloh (series)The Girl-SonThe Snow SpiderRascalMrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH


Paterson, KatherinePeck, RichardRoberts, Willo D.Rowling, J.K.Sachar, LouisSchlein, MiriamScieszka, JonSelznic, BrianSoto, GarySpeare, ElizabethSpinelli, JerryStaples, SuzanneStevenson, JamesStewart, Trenton LeeTaylor, MildredWells, RosemayYolen, JaneZemser, AmyThe Great Gilly HopkinsA Long Way from ChicagoThe View from the Cherry TreeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (series)Holes (and the sequel Small Steps)The Year of the PandaSummer Reading is Killing Me (and others from the Timewarp Trio)The Invention of Hugo CabretBaseball in AprilWitch of Blackbird PondManiac MageeShabanuThe Bones in the Cliff / Unprotected Witness (sequel)The Mysterious Benedict SocietyThe Friendship (series)Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain StoriesThe Young Merlin SeriesBeyond the Mango TreeSeriesPercy Jackson Series (The Titan’s Curse)The Spiderwick ChroniclesMyth-O-Mania series by Kate McMullenDear America (series)Sammy Keyes Series (Mysteries)Charlie Bone (by Jenny Nimmo)Geronimo StiltonThe Edge ChroniclesMy Name is America (series)


PoetryAuthorCole, Joanna Missde Regniers, BeatriceEsbensen, BarbaraFlorian, DouglasFlorian, DouglasGreenfield, EloiseHall, DonaldHopkins, Lee B.Hughes, Lee B.Isaacs, AnneJoseph, LynnMyers, Walter DeanMyers, Walter DeanPrelutsky, JackRand, PaulService, RobertShields, CarolSilverstein, ShelStevenson, JamesViorst, JudithWhipple, LauraTitleMary Mack and Other Children’s Street RhymesSing a Song of PopcornEchoes for the EyeIn the SwimInsectlopedia (and others)Honey, I LoveOxford Book of Children’s Verse in AmericaSports! Sports! Sports!I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African - American PoetryCat Up a TreeCoconut Kind of DayHarlem: A PoemThe Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American ChildrenThe New Kid on the Block, Pizza the Size of the SunPaul Revere’ s RideCremation of Sam McGeeLunch Money and Other Poems About SchoolFalling UpCandy Corn / PopcornIf I were in Charge of the World and Other WorriesCelebrating America: A Collection of Poems and Images of theAmerican SpiritPoetry For Young People (series) Includes Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson


Books for Families to Read AloudAuthor TitleAdams, RichardAtwater, RichardAviBurnett, FrancesWatership Down Audio BookMr. Popper’s PenguinsPoppy Audio BookSecret GardenCurtis, Christopher Paul The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963Dahl, RoaldDodge, MaryGraham, KennethIrving, WashingtonMowat, FarleyNorton, MaryPaterson, KatherineRawlings, MarjorieScieszka, JonSoto, GarySpryi, JohannaTaylor, MildredWhite, E.B.Wilder, LauraWyss, JohannJames and the Giant PeachHans Brinker and the Silver SkatesWind in the WillowsLegend of Sleepy HollowOwls in the FamilyBorrowers (series)King’s EqualThe YearlingStinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid TalesCrazy SummerHeidiRoll of Thunder Hear My CryStuart Little / The Trumpet of the SwanLittle House in the Big Woods (series)Swiss Family Robinson


Fairy Tales, Folklore, Legends and MythologyAuthorAndersen, Hans ChristianBabbit, NatalieBang, MollyBodkin, OddsBrett, JanGoble, PaulHamilton, VirginiaHickox, RebeccaHodges, MargaretJohnson, TonyKellogg, StevenMaddern, EricMayo, MargaretNormandin, ChristinePerrault, CharlesPinkney, JerryPyle, HowardSan Souci, RobertSteig, JeanneSteptoe, JohnWinthrop, ElizabethYep, LaurenceTitleThumbelinaOuch! A Tale From GrimmWiley and the Hairy ManThe Crane WifeThe MittenIktomi and the Coyote: A Plains Indian Story (and others…)A Ring of Tricksters: Animal Tales from America, the West Indies,and AfricaThe Golden SandalSt. George and the DragonBigfoot CinderrrrrellaPecos Bill (Tall Tales series)Fire ChildrenMagical Tales from Many LandsEchoes of the Elders: The Stories and Paintings of Chief LelooskaCinderellaThe Ugly DucklingStory of King Arthur and his KnightsFa Mulan: The Story of a Woman WarriorA Handful of Beans: Six Fairy TalesStory of Jumping MouseVasilissa the BeautifulThe Man Who Tricked a Ghost


Biography and AutobiographySeries: DK BiographyAuthorAccorsi, W.Adler, DavidAlcott, Louisa MayAnderson, WilliamBail, RaymondBurchard, PeterBurleigh, RobertColes, RobertCooney, BarbaraCooney, BarbaraDahl, RoaldDePaola, TomieFisher, Leonard E.Fleischman, SidFreedman RussellJohnson, Jane MyLowry, LoisMartin, JacquelineMatthews, TomTitleRachel CarsonPicture Book Biographies (series)Louisa May Alcott: Her Childhood DiaryPioneer Girl: Story of Laura Ingalls WilderWhere Lincoln WalkedCharlotte Forten: A Black Teacher in the Civil WarHome Run: The Story of Babe RuthStory of Ruby BridgesEleanorEmilyBoy26 Fairmount AvenueGandhiAbracadabraEleanor Roosevelt: A Life of DiscoveryDear Noel: The Story of a Letter from Beatrix PotterLooking BackSnowflake BentleyLight Shining Through the Mist: a Photobiography ofDian FosseyNickens, BessieParks, RosaWalking the Log: Memories of a Southern ChildhoodRosa Parks: My Story


Pickney, AndreaSis, PeterStanley DianeSzabo, CorrineSullivan, JoanTownton, EvelynWells, RosemaryWinter, JeanetteDuke EllingtonStarry Messenger: Galileo GalileiJoan of ArcSky Pioneer: A Photobiography of Amelia EarhartHer Life in Pictures (Helen Keller)Frederick Douglas and the War Against SlaveryMary on Horseback: Three Mountain StoriesMy Name is Georgia: A PortraitNon-FictionAuthorAlikiAlikiAliki WilliamArnold, CarolineCole, JoannaDarlington, KathyDooley, NorahEhlert, LoisGerstein, MordicaiGibbons, GailGiblin, JamesGoodall, JaneHerbert, JanisHoban, TanaJenkins, SteveTitleCorn is MaizeMummies Made in EgyptShakespeare & the GlobeEl Nino: Stormy Weather for People and WildlifeThe New Baby at Your HouseDesert Babies (series)Everybody Cooks Rice (series)Planting a RainbowThe Wild BoyGulls, Gulls, Gulls (other titles)The Mystery of the Mammoth Bones and How it was SolvedWith LoveLeonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas: 21 Activities26 Letters and 99 CentsHottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest


Jenkins, SteveJohnson, JinnyKrull, KathleenLauber, PatriciaMaass, RobertMacy, SueMarkle, SandraMartin, PatriciaMurphy, JimMaynard, CaitlinOnefulu, IfeoimaPeacock, LouisePerenyi, ConstancePeterson, CrisShattil, WendySilcox-Jarreh, DianeSturges, PhilemonSimon, SeymourThe Top of the World: Climbing Mt. EverestSimon & Schuster Children’s Guide to Insects and SpidersLives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame and What the NeighborsThought (series)Be A Friend to TreesTugboatsWinning Ways: A Photohistory of American Women in SportsOutside and Inside of BirdsAnimals That Walk on WaterGone A Whaling: The Lure of the Sea and the Hunt of the GreatWhaleRain Forests and Reefs: A Kid‚s Eye View of the TropicsChidi Only Likes BlueCrossing the Delaware: A History in Many VoicesWild, Wild West: Western Wildlife HabitatHarvest YearCity FoxesHeroines of the American Revolution: America’s Founding MothersBridges Are To CrossVolcano (other titles)Popular Series : Horrible Histories , Horrible Geography, Horrible Science , National Geographic “ Faceto Face) series, “ Super Sports” SeriesYou wouldn’t want to be…,Magic Treehouse Research Guide


In addition, the following links offer good titles, ALSC Awards and Notable book lists:http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecotthonors/caldecottmedal.cfmThis is a list of the winning titles of the Caldecott Book Award. The Caldecott Medal was named in honorof nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association forLibrary Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the mostdistinguished American picture book for childrenhttp://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecotthonors/caldecottmedal.cfmThis is a list of the winning titles of the Newbery Book Award. The Newbery Medal is awarded annually bythe American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previousyear.http://www.reading.org/Libraries/Choices/CC_Bookmark_2009.sflb.ashxResources for young readers: Children’s Choices, a joint project of the International Reading Association (IRA)and the Children’s Book Council (CBC), is an annual list of favorite new books chosen by 12,500 schoolchildren.