Summer Reading Selections 2019

June 20, 2019

This summer our students will be enjoying the following books:

  • Pre-kindergarten: Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree by Naoko Stoop
  • Kindergarten: Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro
  • Grade 1: Waiting for Biblioburro by Monica Brown
  • Grade 2: Planting Stories, The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre by Anika Aldamuy Denise
  • Grade 3: Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children by Jan Pinborough
  • Grade 4: The Year of the Book by Andrea Chen
  • Grade 5: Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome
  • Grade 6: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • Grade 7: Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
  • Grade 8: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas​

Visit our Summer Academic Site for librarian Amy Sprung’s recommendations for both fiction and non-fiction titles to add to your student’s summer reading list! 

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