Summer Reading


Students should be encouraged to read! 


 Grade the student is entering:

1st Grade-  Abeka readers from kindergarten and sight word list

2nd Grade-  Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

3rd Grade- Any book from the Magic Tree House series

Choose one:

 4th Grade- My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville, The Call of the Wild by Jack London

 5th Grade- Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo, Number the Stars by Lois Lowery, Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

6th Grade- Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Milaelsen

7th Grade- The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne, The River by Gary Paulsen, A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

8th Grade- The Giver by Lois Lowry,  When the Sky Falls by Phil Earle

9th Grade- White Fang by Jack London, We are Wolves by Katrina Nannestad, The Maze Runner by James Dashner

10th Grade- Scythe* by Neal Shusterman, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

11th Grade-

Honors American Literature-Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Unbroken* by Laura Hillenbrand

English III-  Unbroken* by Laura Hillenbrand, Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, Educated *by Tara Westover

12th Grade-

Honors British Literature– Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Lord of the Flies by William Golding

English IV- Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom, American Dirt* by Jeanine Cummins

* Contains mature content and language of war