Woodside and Roberge Suggested Summer Reading


  • Actual Size by Steven Jenkins

  • Alphabet Adventure by Audrey Wood

  • Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

  • Bearum Scarum by Vic Parker

  • Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom by Bill Marin, Jr.

  • Corduroy by Don Freeman

  • Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee 

  • DK Big Book of Rescue Vehicles by Caroline Bingham

  • It's Hard to be Five by Jamie Lee Curtis & Laura Cornell

  • Miss Bindergarten Plans a Circus with Kindergarten by Joseph Slate.

  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin, Jr.

  • How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? By Jane Yolen

  • I am Too Absolutely Small for School by Lauren Child

  • My Car by Byron Barton

  • My Kindergarten by Rosemary Wells

  • Owen by Kevin Henkes

  • Pets ABC: An Alphabet Book by Michael Dahl

  • Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball by Vicki Churchill

  • A Splendid Friend, Indeed by Suzanne Bloom

  • The Racecar Alphabet by Brian Floca

  • There’s a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer

  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Taback

  • Tom Goes to Kindergarten by Margaret Wild 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

2nd grade

  • The Children Who Smelled a Rat by Allan Ahlberg

  • Chester’s Way by Kevin Henkes

  • The Dog that Pitched a No-Hitter by Matt Christopher

  • Frog and Toad series by Arnold Lobel

  • Henry and Mudge series by Cynthia Rylant

  • Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth by Robert Burleigh

  • Hondo and Fabian by Peter McCarty

  • Horrible Harry in Room 2B by Suzy Kline

  • Leonardo the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

  • Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne

  • Max and Jax in Second Grade by Jerdie Nolen

  • Moo Who? By Margie Palatini

  • Mr. Putter and Tabby Walk the Dog by Cynthia Rylant

  • Nate the Great and the Great Sniff by Marjorie Sharmat

  • Nibble, Nibble, Jenny Archer by Ellen Conford

  • Ready...Set...Read and Laugh! A Funny Treasury for Beginning Readers by Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson

  • Robots Don’t Catch Chicken Pox by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones

  • Second Grade Rules by Paula Danziger

  • Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell

  • Superdog: the Heart of a Hero by Caralyn Buehner

  • Take Me Out of the Bathtub by Alan Katz

  • The Red Book by Barbara Lehman

  • You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together by Mary Ann Hoberman

  • Young Cam Jansen and Cam Jansen series by David Adler

  • Whales and Dolphins by Caroline Bingham

  • What Did Dinosaurs Eat? By Elizabeth MacLeod

  • Why Do Snakes Hiss? and other Questions About Snakes, Lizards, and Turtles by Joan Holub

3-5 Grade (Continued)

1st Grade

  • Alphabet Mystery by Audrey Wood

  • Alphabet Under Construction by Denise Fleming

  • Bark, George by Jules Feiffer

  • Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss

  • The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom

  • Castles, Caves, and Honeycombs by Linda Ashman

  • Cat Up a Tree by John and Ann Hassett

  • Crocodile Listens by April Pulley Sayre

  • Dinosaur ABC: For Kids Who Really Love Dinosaurs by Simon Mugford

  • Diving Dolphins by Laura Hamilton-Waxman

  • Duck in the Truck by Jez Alborough

  • Duck on a Bike by David Shannon

  • The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr

  • Froggy’s Day with Dad by Jonathan London

  • Guji Guji by Chih-Yuan Chen

  • Halibut Jackson by David Lucas

  • Harper Collins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child’s First Collection

  • I Stink! By Kate McMullan

  • I’m Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem by Jamie Lee Curtis

  • Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems

  • Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! By Candace Fleming

  • My Dad by Anthony Browne

  • Pop: A Book about Bubbles by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

  • Turtle Splash! Countdown at the Pond by Cathryn Falwell

  • What Teachers Can’t Do by Douglas Wood

  • Which Would You Rather Be? By William Steig

  • Wild About Books by Judy Sierra

3-5 Grade

  • Ivy and Bean series by Annie Barrows (Level M)

  • Stink series by Megan McDonald (Level M)

  • Buddy, the First Seeing Eye Dog by Eva Moore (Level M)

  • Be A Perfect Person In Just Three Days! by Stephen Manes (Level N)

  • Who Was George Washington? by Roberta Edwards (Level N)

  • The Grapes of Math: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles by Greg Tang (Level N)

  • Honestly Mallory by Laurie Friedman (Level O)

  • My Weird School Daze series by Dan Gutman (Level O)

  • Baseball's Best: Five True Stories by Andrew Gutelle (Level O)

  • Dolphin Adventure by Wayne Grover (Level P)

  • Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories Of Adopted Strays by Peg Kehret (Level P)

  • Dog Man by Dave Pilkey (Level P)

  • Balto and the Great Race by Elizabeth Kimmel (Level P)

  • We'll Never Forget You, Roberto Clemente by Trudie Engel (Level Q)

  • The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney (Level Q)

  • Black Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues by Patricia McKissack (Level Q)

  • The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth (Level R)

  • Shiloh by Phyllis R. Naylor (Level R)

  • Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan (Level R)

  • Heroes Of The Revolution by David A. Adler (Level S)

  • They Called Her Molly Pitcher by Anne Rockwell (Level S)

  • And Nobody Got Hurt! The World's Weirdest, Wackiest Sports Stories by Len Berman (Level S)


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