JPIIA Summer Reading List 2017

First Grade – Please read as often as possible during the summer break. Try to set aside at least 15 minutes each day to listen to your child read a book, read the comics from the newspaper, or a magazine of their choice. There are excellent apps and computer stories to choose from as well. Have a safe and fun-filled summer!

Second Grade – Please read at least 15 minutes each day. (Suggested) Clifford books by Norman Bridwell; Henry and Mudge books by Cynthia Rylant; Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel

Third Grade – Required Reading…Freckle Juice by Judy Blume; Magic Tree House by Mary Pope-Osbourne

Fourth Grade – Required Reading…The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies; The One and Onlly Ivan by K.A. Applegate

Fifth Grade – Required Reading…From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg; Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Sixth Grade – Required Reading…Abduction by Peg Kehret; A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck; Suggested Reading…Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Chodenko; Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis; Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan; Travel Team by Mike Lupica; The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch; The Klipfish Code by MaryCassanova; Powerless by Matthew Cody; Ungifted by Gordon Korman; Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark by Ridley Pearson; So B. It by Sarah Weeks

Seventh Grade – Required Reading…Zach’s Lie by Roland Smith; The Greatest: Muhammad Ali by Walter Dean Myers

Eighth Grade – Required Reading…A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle; Biography or Autobiography (assignment details will be given to students in May and put on Sycamore)