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 Brown

E BRU Babar (series): 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 (series): 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 (series): By Ian Falconer

E FEI Bark: By George 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 (series): 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! 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 (series): 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 the Cat (series): By James Dean

E DEP Strega Nona (series): 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 The 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 the Dirty Dog (series): 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 Cat the Cat (series): By Mo Willems


First Grade Suggested Reading List

Picture Books

E AGE Milo’s Hat Trick: By Jon Agee

E ALL Miss Nelson in 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 (series): 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 Cam Jansen (series): By David Adler

JE CAP Biscuit (series): 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 (series): By Crockett Johnson

JE LOB Frog and Toad (series): By Arnold Lobel

JE MAN Katie Woo (series): By Fran Manushkin

JE PAR Amelia Bedelia (series): By Peggy Parish

JE RYL Henry and Mudge (series): 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 (series): By Sarah Weeks

JE WIL Elephant and Piggie (series): By Mo Willems

JE VAN Oliver and Amanda (series): By Jean Van Leeuwen


Second Grade Suggested Reading List


J AVI The Beginning of the End: By Avi

J BLU Freckle Juice: By Judy Blume

J BRO Flat Stanley (series): 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 Amber Brown (series): By Paula Danziger

J DIC Bink and Gollie: By Kate Dicamillo

J DIC Mercy Watson (series): By Kate Dicamillo

J GAR Stone Fox: By John Gardiner

J GIF Fish Face: By Patricia Reilly Giff

J KLI Horrible Harry (series): 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 (series): By Megan McDonald

J SAC Marvin Redpost (series): 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 Probuti: By Chris Van Allsburg

Beginner Readers

JE RYL The High Rise Private Eyes (series): By Cynthia Rylant

JE SHA Nate the Great (series): By Marjorie Sharmat

Graphic Novel

J 745.597 BLI Luke on the Loose: By Harry Bliss


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 (series): By Annie Barrows

J BON The Magical Ms. Plum: By Bonny Becker

J CAM The Stories Julian Tells: By Anne Cameron

J CLE Romona 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 Alvin Ho (series): By Lenore Look

J NEW Hachiko Waits: By Leslea Newman

J MAC Mrs. Piggle Wiggle: By Betty MacDonald

J MCD Stink (series): 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 The Time Warp Trio (series): By Jon Scieszka

J SEL The Invention of Hugo Cabret: By Brian Selznick

J WHI Stuart Little: By E.B. White

J 741.5 K Lunch Lady (series): 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 Joey Pigza (series): 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 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 GAI Doll Bones: By Neil Gaiman

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 Joey Pigza (Series): 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 Redwall (Series): By Brain Jacques

J KEL The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate: By Jacqueline Kelly

J MUL Fablehaven (Series): 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