Little School

Summer Reading Suggestions

Everybody Books (Picture Books)

Barrett, Judi:  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Cronin, Doreen:  Diary of a Fly, Diary of a Worm or any of her other books

Daywalt, Drew:  The Legend of Rock, Papers, Scissors, The Day the Crayons Quit

DePaola, Tomie: Strega Nona

DiCamillo, Katie: Good Rosie

Henkes, Kevin:  Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse

Lies, Brian: Bats at the Beach or any other in this series or any other Brian Lies books

Polacco, Patricia: When Lightning Comes in a Jar or any other Patricia Polacco books

Santat, Dan:  After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back up Again

Uegaki, Chieri: Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

Chapter Books

Clements, Andrew:  The Loser’s Club or any other of his titles

DiCamillo, Kate: Flora & Ulysses, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Goldberg, Whoopi: Sugar Plum Ballerina series

Greenwald, Tommy:  Charlie Joe Jackson’s series

Gutman, Dan:  My Weird School series

Hale, Shannon:  Princess in Black series


Henkes, Kevin: The Year of Billy Miller or any other of his books

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly:  Fish in a Tree

Hunt, Elizabeth Singer: Secret Agent, Jack Stalwart

Look, Lenore:  Alvin Ho series

Martin, Ann:  Ten Rules for Living With My Sister and Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life (So Far)

McDonald, Meagan:  Judy Moody or Stink Series

Tarshis, Lauren:  I Survived series

Winkler, Henry: Here’s Hank series

Non Fiction

Mizielinska, Aleksandra:  Under Water, Under Earth

National Geographic: Weird but True series

Paul, Miranda:  One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

Pimental, Annette Bay:  Do You Really Want to Meet series (dinosaurs)

Scholastic:  Who Is/Who Was series

Scholastic: What Is/What Was series

Stewart, Melissa:  Can an Aardvark Bark?

National Geographic: Weird but True series

Graphic Novels

Bell, Cece:  El Deafo

Burks, James:  Bird & Squirrel on the Run

Hayes, Geoffrey:  Benny and Penny in Just Pretend (Early Reader)

Pilkey, Dav:  Ricky Ricotta series

Sherry, Kevin: The Yeti Files series

Vernon, Ursula: Dragonbreath or Princess Hamster series