Book Lists

Here's my family's summer reading challenge. Feel free to borrow!

Read this article about keeping up with your accelerated reader.

New*: TIME magazine's list of the 100 best young adult books of all time - I agree!

A great search engine for books!

NPR list

100 best chapter books of all time - click here!

Another extensive list:

Yet another great list:

Quinn's Favorite books

Other lists (k-3 and 7th-8th grade) are shown at the bottom of the page as files you can download:

List 2: Grades 4–6

Please check off each box as the book, series, or compilation is completed.

Chronicles of Prydain – Alexander, Lloyd

Fairy Tales – Andersen, Hans Christian 

Tuck Everlasting – Babbitt, Natalie
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Baum,

L. Frank
The Children of Green Knowe – Boston,

Caddie Woodlawn – Brink, Carol Ryrie 

Bronzeville Boys and Girls – Brooks,

The Secret Garden – Burnett, France

The Summer of the Swans – Byers, Betsy

The Dark is Rising Sequence

Cooper, Susan
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates

Dodge, Mary Mapes
Half Magic – Eager, Edward
The Matchlock Gun – Edmonds, Walter D. 

Thimble Summer – Enright, Elizabeth 

The Moffats – Estes, Eleanor
The Black Stallion – Farley, Walter 

Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

Field, Rachel
Harriet the Spy – Fitzhugh, Louise
My Side of the Mountain – George, Jeanne

The Wind in the Willows – Grahame,

Adam of the Road – Gray, Elizabeth Janet 

The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm
The House of Dies Drear – Hamilton,

Misty of Chincoteague – Henry, Marguerite 

Bunnicula – Howe, Deborah
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

Hughes, Langston

Rip van Winkle – Irving, Washington 

The Jungle Book – Kipling, Rudyard 

Lassie Come Home – Knight, Eric
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E.

Frankweiler – Konigsburg, E.L. 

Tales from Shakespeare (available at – Lamb,

Charles and Mary
Ben and Me – Lawson, Robert 

Strawberry Girl – Lenski, Lois
To Be a Slave – Lester, Julius
The Complete Chronicles of Narnia

Lewis, C.S.
Pippi Longstocking – Lindgren, Astrid

Doctor Doolittle – Lofting, Hugh

Betsy-Tacy – Lovelace, Maud Hart 

Castle – Macaulay, David
Sarah Plain and Tall – MacLachlan, Patricia 

Homer Price – McCloskey, Robert
The Pushcart War – Merrill, Jean
Anne of Green Gables – Montgomery, L.M.

The Railway Children – Nesbit, E. 

Rascal – North, Sterling
The Borrowers – Norton, Mary
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh

O’Brien, Robert C.
Bridge to Terabithia – Paterson, Katherine

Tom’s Midnight Garden – Pearce, Philippa 

The Complete Fairy Tales (Cinderella,

Sleeping Beauty, etc.) – Perrault, Charles 

Roller Skates – Sawyer, Ruth
Black Beauty – Sewell, Anna
The Rescuers – Sharp, Margery

Heidi – Spyri, Johanna
Mary Poppins – Travers, Pamela l. 

Little House on the Prairie – Wilder, Laura

Swiss Family Robinson – Wyss, Johann

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Erin Hastedt,
Aug 28, 2012, 3:26 PM
Erin Hastedt,
Aug 28, 2012, 3:26 PM