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Kindergarten Bethany Elementary School
Summer Reading List

Aliki All By Myself!
Awdry, W. Happy Birthday, Thomas!
Berenstain, Stan The Berenstain Bears, Ready, Set, Go!
and Jan Berenstain
Bridwell, Norman Clifford, the Big Red Dog
Brown, Marc T. D.W. All Wet
Capucilli, Alyssa C. Biscuit Goes to School
Carle, Eric Draw Me a Star
Hillert, Margaret The Golden Goose
Hood, Susan Bad Hair Day
Klein, Adria F. Max Goes to the Library
Kraus, Robert Leo the Late Bloomer
Mayer, Mercer Just Me and My Dad
McCarty, Peter Hondo & Fabian
McDaniel, Becky B. Katie Did It
Minarik, Else H. A Kiss for Little Bear
Monks, Lydia Aaaarrgghh! Spider!
Shannon, David David Goes to School
Snow, Pegeen Eat Your Peas, Louise!
Stoeke, Janet M. A Hat for Minerva Louise
Willems, Mo Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!



1st Grade Bethany Elementary School
Summer Reading List

Bridwell, Norman Clifford’s Best Friend: A Story about Emily Elizabeth
Brown, MarcT. Arthur’s Reading Race
Brown, Margaret W. Goodnight Moon
Carle, Eric The Mixed-up Chameleon
Dr, Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Eastman, P.D. Are You My Mother?
Edwards, Roberta Five Silly Fishermen
Guarino, Deborah Is Your Mama a Llama?
Keats, Ezra J. Peter’s Chair
Krosoczka, Jarrett Baghead
McFarland, Lyn R. Widget & the Puppy
McMullan, Kate I Stink!
Miranda, Anne To Market, to Market
Parish, Peggy Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping
Paul, Ann W. Manana, Iguana
Reynolds, Peter The Dot
Schaefer, Lola M. Johnny Appleseed
Dr, Seuss Green Eggs and Ham
Simont, Marc Stray Dog
Taback, Simms Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Ziefert, Harriet Henny-Penny
Ziefert, Harriet The Gingerbread Boy
Ziefert, Harriet The Little Red Hen

2nd Bethany Elementary School
Summer Reading List

Appelt, Kathi Bubba and Beau Meet the Relatives
Brown, Marc T. Arthur, It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll
Brown, Margaret W. The Runaway Bunny
Byars, Betsy C. Hooray for the Golly Sisters!
Ehlert, Lois Growing Vegetable Soup
Falconer, Ian Olivia
Hoban, Russell Bedtime for Frances
Hobbie, Holly Toot & Puddle
Hoff, Syd Julius
Howard, Elizabeth F. Aunt Flossie’s Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)
And James Ransome
Howard, Elizabeth F. Virgie Goes to Schoole with Us Boys
Keats, Ezra J. The Snowy Day
Ketteman, Helen Armadilly Chili
Lobel, Arnold Frog and Toad are Friends
London, Jonathan Froggy Goes to the Doctor
McBratney, Sam Guess How Much I Love You
Numeroff, Laura J. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Osborne, Mary P. Afternoon on the Amazon
Park, Barbara Junie B., First Grader (at last!)
Penn, Audrey The Kissing Hand
Rey, H.A. Curious George
Rylant, Cynthia Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures
Samuels, Barbara Duncan & Dolores
Seeger, Pete Abiyoyo: Based on a South African Lullaby and Folk Story
Seuss The Cat in the Hat
Sharmat, Marjorie W. Nate the Great
Silverstein, Shel The Giving Tree
Unknown The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night: An Old Song
Van Laan, Nancy Possum Come A-Knockin’
Woodson, Jacqueline Coming on Home Soon
Yorinks, Arthur Louis the Fish

3rd Bethany Elementary School
Summer Reading List

Blume, Judy Superfudge
Clements, Andrew Big Al
DiCamillo, Kate Because of Winn-Dixie
Hoffman, Mary Amazing Grace
Mochizuki, Ken Baseball Saved Us
Park, Linda S. The Firekeeper’s Son
Rockwell, Thomas How to Eat Fried Worms
Sachar, Louis Wayside School is Falling Down
Scieszka, Jon Summer Reading is Killing Me!
Sendak, Maurice Where the Wild Things Are
Seuss Horton Hears a Who!
Seuss The Lorax
Shannon, David A Bad Case of Stripes
Shaw, Janet B. Kirsten Saves the Day: A Summer Story
Slobodkina, Esphyr Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their
Monkey Business
Van Allsburg, Chris The Sweetest Fig
Weatherford, Carole B. Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-ins
Wilder, Laura I. Dance at Grandpa’s
Williams, Vera B. A Chair for my Mother
Yolen, Jane Owl Moon

4th Bethany Elementary School
Summer Reading List

Ackerman, Karen Song and Dance Man
Baglio, Ben M. Hamster in a Handbasket
Barrett, Judi Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Bond, Michael A Bear Called Paddington
Byars, Betsy The Summer of the Swans
Cleary, Beverly Dear Mr. Henshaw
Creech, Sharon Ruby Holler
Dahl, Roald James and the Giant Peach: A Children’s Story
Dahl, Roald The Twits
Giff, Patricia R. Pictures from Hollis Woods
Heyward, DuBose The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes, as Told to Jenifer
Lenski, Lois Strawberry Girl
Martin, Ann M. The Meanest Doll in the World
And Laura Godwin
McCloskey, Robert Make Way for Ducklings
Oliver, Lin, E.B. White, The Trumpet of the Swan: Louie the Hero
and Judy R. Rofe
Paterson, Katherine Bridge to Terabithia
Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder
Polacco, Patricia Thank You, Mr. Falker
Rawls, Wilson Where the Red Fern Grows: The Story of Two Dogs and a Boy
Sachar, Louis Holes
Selden, George The Cricket in Times Square
Shaw, Janet B. Kirsten Saves the Day: A Summer Story
Smith, Doris B. A Taste of Blackberries
Speare, Elizabeth G. The Sign of the Beaver
Spinelli, Jerry Maniac Magee
Wilder, Laura I. Prairie Day: Adapted from the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder


5th Bethany Elementary School
Summer Reading List

Avi Crispin: The Cross of Lead
Bauer, Joan Hope Was Here
Estes, Eleanor The Hundred Dresses
Farley, Walter The Black Stallion
Gipson, Fred Old Yeller
Henry, Marguerite Brighty of the Grand Canyon
Henry, Marguerite King of the Wild
Henry, Marguerite Misty of Chincoteague
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot
Kendall, Carol The Gammage Cup
Kjelgaard, Jim Big Red
Lewis. C.S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Lowry, Lois The Giver
Nixon, Joan L. A Family Apart
Norton, Mary The Borrowers Afield
O’Dell, Scott Island of the Blue Dolphins
Paulsen, Gary Brian’s Hunt
Paulsen, Gary Dogsong
Robinson, Barbara The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Ryan, Pam M. Esperanza Rising
Rylant, Cynthia The Islander: A Novel
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song
Yep, Laurence Dragonwings

Last Modified on October 10, 2016