Summer Reading

Requirement: Choose one book from the following list to read this summer. It must be a book you have not read before. Complete the book report form and write a short summary (one-half to one page) for the book you read. Read other picture-fiction or chapter books of your choice. Try to read at least 3-4 books this summer. All of the books on this list are GOOD!

  • Harry the Dog, by Gene Zion (AR)
  • The Hundred Penny Box, by Sharon Mathis (AR)
  • Big Bad Bruce, by Bill Peet (AR)
  • Cam Jansen, Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds (or any other Cam Jansen book), by David Adler (AR)
  • Superfudge, by Judy Blume
  • The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Anderson
  • The Stories Julian Tells, by Ann Cameron (AR)
  • Socks, by Beverly Cleary (AR)
  • Fables, by Arnold Lobel
  • Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans (AR)
  • Henry and Beezus, by Beverly Cleary (AR)
  • Encyclopedia Brown Boy Detective, by D. Sobol (AR)
  • The Cat Who Went to Heaven, by E. Coatsworth (AR)
  • The Magic Tree House Series, by Mary Pope Osborne (any book)
  • Strega Nona, by Tomie de Paola (AR)
  • Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren (AR)
  • Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey (AR)
  • Amber Brown, by Paula Danziger (AR)
  • The Berenstain Bears, by Stan and Jan Berenstain (AR)
  • Wimberly Worried, by Kevin Henkes (AR)
  • The Mysterious Tadpole, by Steven Kellogg (AR)
  • Long Stretch at First Base, by Matt Christopher (AR)
  • Loveable Lyle, by Bernard Waber (AR)