• Suggested Summer Reading Books

    K-2nd Grade  


    Noodleheads Find Something Fishy by Tedd Arnold 

    The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson 

    Hair Love by Matthew Cherry 

    The World Needs More Purple People by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart 

    The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds 

    The Invisible Boy by Peter H Reynolds 

    The Book About Nothing by Mike Bender 

    Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall 

    The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt 

    What is Inside this Box? by Drew Daywalt 

    Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins 

    We Don’t Eat our Classmates by Ryan Higgins 

    The Bad Seed and other books by John Jory 

    Potato Pants by Laurie Keller 

    A Big Moon Cake for Little Star by Grace Lin 

    What If You Had T. Rex Teeth? And Other Dinosaur Parts by Sandra Markle 

    Dreamers by Yuyi Morales 

    The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak 

    We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio 

    After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat 

    Harold & Hog Pretend for Real! By Dan Santat 

    Spark – The Bedtime Rhyming Picture Book by Mark Smith 

    Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant by David Ezra Stein 

    Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor 

    Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Terri 

    Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas 

    What Do you Do with a Problem? By Kobi Yamada 

    The Angry Little Puffin by Timothy Young 



    Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold 

    Mo Jackson by David Adler 

    Ivy & Bean by Annie Barrows 

    Biscuit Books by Alyssa Satin Capucilli 

    Pete the Cat by James Dean 

    Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo 

    Olivia by Ian Falconer 

    Marley & Me based on bestselling books by John Grogan 

    My Weird School by Dan Gutman 

    Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale 

    Ling and Ting by Grace Lin 

    Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel 

    Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord 

    I Am Biographies by Brad Meltzer 

    Fancy Nancy by Jane O’Connor 

    Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne 

    Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish 

    Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park 

    Ook and Gluk by Dav Pilkey 

    Big Foot and Little Foot by Ellen Potter 

    Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant 

    Mr. Poppleton by Cynthia Rylant 

    Mr. Putter and Tabby by Cynthia Rylant 

    Books that Drive Kids Crazy by Beck and Matt Stanton 

    National Geographic Kids by various authors 

    Elephant & Piggie by Mo Willems 

    The Pigeon Books by Mo Willems 

    HiLo by Judd Winick 







    Page BreakSuggested Summer Reading Books 

    3rd - 5th Grade 

    The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate 

    The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate 

    Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate 

    Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez 

    Stella Diaz Never Gives Up by Angela Dominguez 

    Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling 

    24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling 

    Front Desk by Kelly Yang 

    Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord 

    Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai 

    Bob by Wendy Mass 

    The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker  Bradley 

    Various books by Gordon Korman and Mike Lupica 


    A Boy Called Bat series by Elana K. Arnold 

    Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan 

    Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling 

    The Babysitters Club series by Raina Telgemeier 

    The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer 

    Owl Diaries series by Rebecca Elliott 

    Weird School series by Dan Gutman 

    I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis 

    The Treehouse Books series by Andy Griffiths 

    Eerie Elementary series by Jack Chabert 

    Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol series by Andres Miedoso 

    Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket 

    Marty Frye, Private Eye series by Janet Tashjian 

    Warriors series by Erin Hunter 

    Puppy Place series by Ellen Miles 

    The Wild Robot series by Peter Brown 

    Ballpark Mysteries series by David A. Kelly 

    Treehouse books collection by Andy Griffiths 

    Jake Maddox Sports Stories series by Jake Maddox 

    Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels by various authors 

    Spirit Animals series by various authors 

    Wings of Fire series by Tui T. Sutherland 

    Who Was? series by various authors 

    Where Is? series books by various authors 

    You Choose books by various authors