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Summer Reading Recs: A collection of teacher recommended books for each age group

Jul 06, 2016 02:00PM ● Published by Cate Reynolds

Summer Reading Recs:

A collection of teacher recommended books for each age group


Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss
Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
If You Give A Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
The Dot by Peter Reynolds
Tom Goes to Kindergarten by Margaret Wild

Lower School

1st–5th Grades
Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
Miss Smith Series by Michael Garland
Scaredy Squirrel Series by Melanie Watt
Magic Treehouse Series by Mary Pope Osborne
The Notebook of Doom by Troy Cummings
Princess Black by Shannon Hale
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davis

Middle School

6th–8th Grades
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
Oyster Wars of the Chesapeake Bay by John R. Wennersten
Wonder by Raquel J. Palacio
The Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld
Among the Hidden Series by Margaret Haddix
The Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry

High School

9th–12th Grades
Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
Coach by Michael Lewis
Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina
Mayflower by Nathaniel Phillbrick
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
The Essential Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Waterson


Click here to see responses to our questions that we asked local teachers about how to stay engaged over the summer until school resumes this fall.

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