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A Fantastic Summer Reading List for Grade 1-5 Students

Title: A Fantastic Summer Reading List for Grade 1-5 Students


Summer is the perfect time for students to dive into the delightful world of reading. With the sun shining and extra hours to fill, children can explore new worlds, learn new things, and let their imaginations run wild. This summer reading list offers engaging books for students in grades 1 through 5, from exciting adventures to thought-provoking stories that spark discussions. So, grab a book, find a cozy spot, and prepare for a summer filled with literary wonders!

Grade 1

  1. "The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!" by Mo Willems

  2. This hilarious book featuring the beloved Pigeon is perfect for young readers starting their school journey. Watch as the Pigeon learns why attending school is so essential and fun!

  3. "Dragons Love Tacos" by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri

  4. A whimsical tale of dragons, tacos, and friendship, this story will have young readers laughing out loud and wanting to read it repeatedly.

Grade 2

  1. "The Princess in Black" series by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

  2. These action-packed adventures follow Princess Magnolia as she turns into the Princess in Black to protect her kingdom from monsters. The series is perfect for early-chapter readers looking for excitement and humor.

  3. "The Magic Tree House" series by Mary Pope Osborne

  4. Jack and Annie, two ordinary siblings, find a magical treehouse filled with books that take them on incredible adventures through time and space. This beloved series is excellent for introducing children to history and science in a fun, engaging way.

Grade 3

  1. "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White

  2. A heartwarming tale of friendship and love, this classic story about a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a wise spider named Charlotte is perfect for young readers looking for an unforgettable adventure.

  3. "The Tale of Despereaux" by Kate DiCamillo

  4. This charming, beautifully-written story follows the journey of a brave little mouse named Despereaux as he discovers the power of courage, love, and forgiveness.

Grade 4

  1. "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo

  2. When 10-year-old Opal finds a lovable dog in a supermarket, her life changes forever. This heartwarming story explores friendship, loss, and the power of kindness.

  3. "The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown

  4. A thought-provoking tale about a robot named Roz who finds herself stranded on a remote island, this book encourages discussions about nature, technology, and what it means to be alive.

Grade 5

  1. "Percy Jackson and The Olympians" series by Rick Riordan

  2. This action-packed, modern-day mythology series follows Percy Jackson as he discovers he's a demigod and embarks on thrilling adventures with his newfound friends—a perfect choice for readers who love adventure and fantasy.

  3. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio

  4. This heartfelt, uplifting story introduces readers to Auggie Pullman, a boy born with facial differences, as he navigates his first year at a public school. This touching story encourages empathy, understanding, and the power of kindness.


These books offer young readers a wide range of experiences, transporting them to new worlds and introducing them to unforgettable characters. With a blend of classic tales and contemporary favorites, this summer reading list has something for everyone. So, let's embark on a literary adventure and make this summer memorable for our grade 1-5 students!

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