Here are some fun and exciting books that students can read during the summer months or throughout the year when you have some free time!

Book Title Author Grade Reading
Type of Book
There's an Alligator Under My Bed Mercer Mayer 2
Where The Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak 2
The Magician's Hat Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, Malcolm Mitchell 2
Princess Truly in I am Truly Kelly Greenawalt, Amariah Rauscher 2
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Felicia Bond, Laura Joffe Numeroff 2
The Gruffalo Axel Scheffler, Julia Donaldson 2
Otter Goes to School Sam Garton 2
Amelia Bedelia series:
  • Amelia Bedelia and the Baby
  • Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping
  • and many more!
Peggy Parish 2
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some... series
  • Leaves!
  • Books!
  • Frog!
  • and many more!
Lucille Colandro, Jared D. Lee 2
Pig the Winner Aaron Blabey 2
Cam Jansen and the Secret Service Mystery Susanna Natti, David A. Adler 2
Spiders Laura Marsh 2
What If You Had Animal Eyes? Sandra Markle, Howard McWilliam 2
The Junie B. Jones series:
  • Junie B. Jones is a Party Animal
  • Julie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus
  • and many more!
Barbara Park 2
The Magic Tree House series: 
  • Hour of the Olympics
  • Night of the Ninjas
  • and many more!
How I Became a Pirate Melinda Long, David Shannon 2
The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow Andy Griffith 1 Silly
We Are in a Book Mo Willems 1 Silly
Who Is That, Cat the Cat? Mo Willems 1 Real Life/Friendship
Slow, Slow Sloths Bonnie Bader 1 Animal story
We Dig Worms Kevin McCloskey 1 Animal story
The Bad Guys #1 Aaron Blabey 2 Funny
Bird and Squirrel on Ice James Burks 2 Funny
Captain Underpants Dav Pilkey 2 Funny
They Don't Teach This in Worm School Simone Lia 2 Funny
The Year of ... (series) Andrea Cheng 3 Friendship
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Mo O'Hara 3 Funny
I Survived (series) Lauren Tarshis 3 Adventure/Mystery
Of Giants and Ice (series) Shelby Bach 3 Fantasy
Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie Jordan Sonnenblick 6-8
The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade Jordan Sonnenblick 6-8
The War that Saved My Life Kimberley Brubaker Bradley 6-8
Absolutely Almost Lisa Graff 6-8
Rhyme Schemer K.A. Holt 6-8
The Crossover Kwame Alexander 6-8
Summerlost Ally Condie 6-8
Ghost Jason Reynolds 6-8
Free Verse Sarah Dooley 6-8
Esperanza Rising Pam Munoz Ryan 6-8
Rain Reign Ann M. Martin 6-8
Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World James Sturm 3-5
Almost Paradise Corabel Shofner 3-5
Charlie & Mouse Laurel Snyder 3-5
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Rita Williams-Garcia 3-5
Cucumber Quest Gigi D.G. 3-5
Flying Lessons & Other Stories Ellen Oh 3-5
Hello, Universe Erin Entrada Kelly 3-5
Lemons Melissa Savage 3-5
Wish Tree Katherine Applegate 3-5
Older than Dirt Don Brown 3-5
Lola Levine is Not Mean! Monica Brown 3-5
After the Fall Dan Santat K-2
The Bad Seed Jory John K-2
Big Cat, Little Cat Elisha Cooper K-2
The Book of Mistakes Corinna Luyken K-2
Fly Guy Presents: Castles Tedd Arnold K-2
Freedom in Congo Square Carole Boston K-2
Get a Hit, Mo! David A. Adler K-2
Good Night, Planet Liniers K-2
Hank's Big Day: They Story of a Bug Evan Kuhlman K-2
What Do You Do with a Problem? Kobi Yamada K-2
My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis Paul Meisel K-2
Poppleton in Winter Cynthia Rylant 2 Trade Book
Where Do Polar Bears Live? Sarah L. Thomson 2 Trade Book
Exploring Space Travel Laura Hamilton Waxman 2 Trade Book