Elementary School

RECOMMENDED ELEMENTARY READING LIST*

This is a list of suggested authors and book series for students entering:

Grade One

Grade Two

Grade Three

Tedd Arnold

David Adler

Eve Bunting

Lois Ehlert

Marc Brown

Beverly Cleary

Denise Fleming

Debbie Ann Dadey

Paula Danziger

Mem Fox

Tomie dePaola

Mordicai Gerstein

Kevin Henkes

Abby Klein

Patricia Reilly Giff

Tana Hoban

Suzy Kline

Bruce Lansky

Arnold Lobel

Mary Pope Osborne

Peggy Parish

Mercer Mayer

Barbara Park

Shel Silverstein

Robert McCloskey

Patricia Polacco

Seymour Simon

Bruce McMillan

Cynthia Rylant

Judith Viorst

Audrey Wood

Marjorie Sharmat

Jane Yolen

All folk and fairy tales

Chris Van Allsburg

 

All Mother Goose rhymes

 

 

Frog & Toad Series

 

 

Clifford Series

 

 

Little Bear Series

 

 

 

 

 

Grade Four

Grade Five

 

Judy Blume

Avi

 

Matt Christopher

Sharon Creech

 

Andrew Clements

Douglas Florian

 

Jean Fritz

Dan Gutman

 

Johanna Hurwitz

Will Hobbs

 

Dick King-Smith

Peg Kehret

 

Patricia MacLachlan

Gordon Korman

 

Patricia McKissack

Lois Lowry

 

Robert Newton Peck

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

 

Jack Prelutsky

Katherine Paterson

 

Jacqueline Woodson

Gary Paulsen

 

"My America" books

Jon Scieszka

 

 

Gary Soto

 

 

"Dear America" diaries

 

 

American Girl Series