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Summer Reading Packet
Return the calendar along with your reading list to your new teacher by September 15, 2017 for a special prize.
Popular Primary Grades summer reading
Dragons Love Tacos 2 by
Publication Date: 2017-05-02
The hilarious sequel to the smokin' hot best seller, perfect for story time News alert! It has just been discovered that there are NO MORE TACOS left anywhere in the world. This is a huge problem because, as you know, dragons love tacos. If only there was a way for the dragons to travel back in time, to before tacos went extinct. Then they could grab lots of tacos and bring them back! It's the perfect plan, as long as there's no spicy salsa. You remember what happened last time . . .
If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don't! by
Publication Date: 2017-05-02
The third book in the bestselling MAGNOLIA SAYS DON'T! series is another loud and cautionary tale of what not to do--this time, at the library! If you see a poster that says "You Can Do Anything at the Library!", it is NOT giving you permission to put on a circus! But Magnolia doesn't see any problem with setting up her own big top. She's got a lot of gusto and one mean human cannonball routine. So what if her greatest show on Earth won't fit between the bookshelves?
Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie by
Publication Date: 2017-05-09
Pete is ready to boogie! Pete is learning a new dance the Cool Cat Boogie! When he hears a groovy beats, he's full of happy in his feet. But when Grumpy Toad tells him, Pete, you dance all wrong! Pete is determined to become a better dancer. With the help of his friends and some wise words from Owl, Pete learns that he's his grooviest when he's being himself. Includes step-by-step dance moves so readers can dance along with Pete.
The Day the Crayons Quit by
Publication Date: 2013-06-27
Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing; His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking--each believes he is the true color of the sun. What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?
Peanut Butter and Cupcake by
Publication Date: 2014-07-29
What's a little piece of bread to do when he's feeling lonely? Find a friend, of course! And that's exactly what Peanut Butter tries to do. But sometimes friends are hard to come by, especially when Hamburger has to walk his (hot) dogs, Cupcake is too busy building castles in her sprinkle box, and Egg laughs so hard he starts to crack up! Does Peanut Butter have a soulmate? Young readers will know the answer long before Peanut Butter does and laugh along with each mismatched pairing. In a story that pairs silliness with poignancy, and friendship with anthropomorphic food,
Summer reading suggestions:
|A Baby Elephant in the Wild
|Bats at the Beach
|Bowling Alley Bandit
|Captain Awesome to the rescue! (any Captain Awesome)
|Cork & Fuzz (series) any
|Dirk Bones series (any)
|Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
|First garden : the White House Garden and how it grew
|Groovy Joe : ice cream & dinosaurs
|Hershey's milk chocolate bar fractions book, The
|Like bug juice on a burger
|Little Red Writing
|Magic Tree House series
||Osborne, Mary Pope
|Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
|Minnie & Moo and the seven wonders of the world
|Mischief Monster, The
|Mr. and Mrs. Green series (any)
|My Weird School series (any)
|Olivia-- and the missing toy
|Owen & Mzee: The true story of a remarkable friendship
|Penny and her doll
|Picture book of Harriet Tubman
||Adler, David A.
|Scranimals : poems
|Sharks and other predators
||Osborne, Mary Pope
|Show and Tell bunnies
|Tales for Very Picky Eaters
|The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
|The science behind Batman's tools
|The Scrambled States of America
|Winter's tail : how one little dolphin learned to swim again
||Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, and Craig Hatkoff.
|Who is… /was...series…
Popular Intermediate Grades summer reading
Dog Man by
Publication Date: 2016-12-27
Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once in a while... Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purrfect crime?
Stick Dog by
Publication Date: 2013-01-08
Introducing everyone's new best friend: Stick Dog! He'll make you laugh...he'll make you cry...but above all, he'll make you hungry! Follow Stick Dog as he goes on an epic quest for the perfect burger. With hilarious text and stick-figure drawings, reluctant readers will eat this one up!
The One and Only Ivan by
Publication Date: 2012-01-17
Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all. Instead, Ivan thinks about TV shows he's seen and about his friends Stella, an elderly elephant, and Bob, a stray dog. But mostly Ivan thinks about art and how to capture the taste of a mango or the sound of leaves with color and a well-placed line. Then he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from her family, and she makes Ivan see their home--and his own art--through new eyes. When Ruby arrives, change comes with her, and it's up to Ivan to make it a change for the better.