• 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