Suggested reading for children entering Kindergarten and first grade

The Kissing Hand                          Dr. Seuss books                 Rainbow Fish

Naughty Little Monkeys                 Chrysanthemum                 The Gingerbread Man

Mandatory reading for children entering the following grade September 2017

Second Grade

Listen Buddy by Helen Lester

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day by Judith Viost

Third Grade

Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary

Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

Fourth Grade

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary

Fifth Grade

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Sixth Grade

So B. It by Sarah Weeks

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

Seventh Grade

Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan

The Pearl by John Steinbeck

Eighth Grade

Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

The Pigman by Paul Zindel

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