Elementary Summer Reading List

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Just because summer is in full swing and school is a distant memory for your kids, it doesn’t mean books have to be sit on the sidelines. Summer is the perfect time for you and the kids to sit under a shady tree and escape into a good book. Plus it will keep their reading skills up, but don’t tell them that.Below is a great Elementary Summer Reading List to get you started.

Grade 1 Summer Reading List
Pancakes for Supper, by Anne Isaacs, Illustrated by Mark Teague
Do Not Open this Book, by Michaela Muntean
How I Became a Pirate, by Melinda Long, Illustrated by David Shannon
Cowboy & Octopus, by Jon Scieszka, Illustrated by Lane Smith
Grade 2 Summer Reading List
_The_Case_Of_The_Missing_CatClue School: The Lost Lunch Mystery/The Case of the Missing Cat, by Cathy Hapka, Illustrated by Richard Torrey
Soupy Saturday with the Pain and the Great One, by Judy Blume, Illustrated by James Stevenson
My Dog May Be a Genius, by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by James Stevenson
Encyclopedia Brown Super Slueth, by Donald J. Sobol, Illustrated by James Bernardin
Grade 3 Summer Reading List
_Beezus_and_RamonaGhosthunters : Ghosthunters and the Totally Moldy Baroness, by Cornelia Funke
Escape from the Carnivale: A Neverland Book, by Dave Barry; illustrated by Ridley Pearson
A Crazy Case of Robots, by Kenneth Oppel
Runaway Dolls, by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, Illustrated by Brian Selznick
Beezus and Ramona, by Beverly Cleary
Grade 4 Summer Reading List
Series_of_Unfortunate_Events_2_Reptile_Room-1Main Street, by Ann M. Martin
Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket
Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White; Pictures by Garth Williams
Simon Bloom, Gravity Keeper, by Michael Reisman
Grade 5 Summer Reading List
Big_Nate_Is_In_A_Class_By_HimselfThe Penderwicks, by Jeanne Birdsall
Sixty-Eight Rooms, by Marianne Malone
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney
Jack Plank Tells Tales, by Natalie Babbitt
Grade 6 Summer Reading List
TunnelsTunnels, by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams
Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer, by John Grisham
Ingraine the Brave, by Cornelia Funke
Even More Children’s Miscellancy, by Guy MacDonald, Illustrated by Niki Catlow
For other great reads for kids, checkout our Kid’s Book section. Summer reading doesn’t have to just be for the kids. Why not join the EverythingMom Online National Book Club and enjoy a good book with friends.

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