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Reading List

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2000

Feeling a little bit rusty after a whole summer of playing? Pick up a book and start to get back into the swing of things for school. Here is reading list from the Reading is Fundamental campaign, www.rif.org, for children of different ages.

Preschool

If I Ran the Zoo and other books by Dr. Seuss

Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

Corduroy by Don Freeman

Make Way for Ducklings and other books by Robert McCloskey

Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura J. Numeroff

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other books by Eric Carle

There's a Nightmare in My Closet and other books by Mercer Mayer

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse and other books by Leo Lionni

Whistle for Willie and other books by Ezra Jack Keats

Series:

Berenstein Bears books by Stan and Jan Berenstein

Clifford books by Norman Bridwell

Curious George books by H. A. Rey

Madeline books by Ludwig Bemelmans

Kindergarten through Second Grade

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Could Be Worse! and other books by James Stevenson

Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema

Me and Neesie and other books by Eloise Greenfield

Mama Don't Allow and other books by Thacher Hurd

A Chair for My Mother and other books by Vera Williams

The Drinking Gourd by F. N. Monjo

More Spaghetti, I Say by Rita Gelman

The Stories Julian Tells by Ann Cameron

Hundred-Penny Box by Sharon Mathis

Miss Nelson Is Missing by Harry Allard

Chicken Soup with Rice and other books by Maurice Sendak

Series:

Amelia Bedelia books by Peggy Parish

Nate the Great books by Marjorie W. Sharmat

Boxcar Children books by Gertrude Warner

Frances books by Russell Hoban

Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel

Third Grade though Fifth Grade

Charlotte's Web and other books by E. B. White

The Pinballs and other books by Betsy Byars

Superfudge and other books by Judy Blume

The BFG by Roald Dahl

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (from the Chronicles of Narnia) by C. S. Lewis

Song of the Trees by Mildred Taylor

Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe

Series:

Great Brain books by John D. Fitzgerald

Black Stallion books by Keith Ward

Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Baby-Sitters Club books by Ann M. Martin

Encyclopedia Brown books by Donald J. Sobol

Ramona books by Beverly Cleary

Anastasia books by Lois Lowry

Sixth Grade on up

agand other books by Madeleine L'Engle

The Homecoming and other books by Cynthia Voigt

Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne R. Banks

Island of the Blue Dolphins and other books by Scott O'Dell

White Mountains from the Tripod Trilogy by John Christopher

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and other books by Mildred Taylor

The Mouse Rap and other books by Walter Dean Myers

My Darling, My Hamburger and other books by Paul Zindel

Number the Stars and other books by Lois Lowry

Bridge to Terabithia and other books by Katherine Paterson

Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews

Series:

Sweet Valley High books by Francine Pascal

Hardy Boys books by Franklin Dixon

Three Investigators books by Barbara McCall



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