2018 Summer Reading List

Here is a short list of reading suggestions for our Gregory Heights students for this summer. Some of these books are new, some a bit older, but all are either very popular with our students!

Happy Reading!

Picture Books

  • A Different Pond – Bao Phi
  • Alfie – Thyra Heder
  • The Bad Seed – Jory John
  • Jabari Jumps – Gaia Cornwall
  • A Bike Like Sergio’s – Maribeth Boelts
  • Madeline Finn and the Library Dog – Lisa Papp
  • Wolf in the Snow – Matthew Cordell (2018 Caldecott Medal)

Non Fiction Picture Books

  • Not So Different – Shane Burcaw
  • Beauty and the Beak – Deborah Lee Rose
  • Grand Canyon- Jason Chin

Early Readers

  • Get a Hit Mo! – David Adler
  • Don’t Throw it to Mo! – David Adler
  • Kylie Jean Series – Marci Peschki
  • Chicken Squad Series – Doreen Cronin
  • Lotus Lane series – Kyla May

Graphic Novels

  • Sunny Side Up – Jennifer Holm
  • Swing It Sunny – Jennifer Holm
  • Real Friends – Shannon Hale
  • Chi’s Sweet Home series – Konama Kanata
  • Mighty Jack – Ben Hatke
  • Mighty Jack and the Goblin King – Ben Hatke
  • All’s Faire in Middle School – Victoria Jamieson
  • Amulet series – Kazu Kibuishi

Fiction Chapter Books

  • Amina’s Voice – Hena Khan
  • Hello Universe (2018 Newbery Medal)– Erin Entrada Kelly
  • The Wild Robot – Peter Brown
  • The Wild Robot Escapes – Peter Brown
  • Beyond the Bright Sea – Lauren Wolk
  • The War That Saved My Life - Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • The War That I Finally Won - Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • Refugee – Alan Gratz