Avoid the summer slide!

Keep your child reading throughout the summer! Here is the Muscogee County School District suggested reading list:

Grades K-2

A Beetle is Shy by Dianna Aston
Are We There Yet? By Dan Santat
Best in Snow by April Sayre
Big Cat by Ethan Long
Big Friends by Linda Sarah
Bug Zoo by Andy Harkness
Cat in the Night by Madeleine Dunphy
Cat on the Bus by Aram Kim
Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer
Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale by Josh Funk
Don’t Wake Up the Tiger by Britta Teckentrup
Douglas, You Need Glasses! by Ged Adamson
Emma and Julia Love Ballet by Barbara McClintock
Frankencrayon by Michael Hall
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled by Lynne Perkins
Go to Sleep, Monster! By Kevin Cornell
The Grumpy Pets by Kristine Lombardi
Hector and Hummingbird by Nicholas Frith
If you Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don’t! by Elise Parsley
It’s Not Easy Being Number Three by Drew Dernavich
King Baby by Kate Beaton
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp
Maxi the Little Taxi by Elizabeth Upton
Mighty Truck by Chris Barton
NanoBots by Chris Gall
Never Follow a Dinosaur by Alex Latimer
Ninja Bunny: Sister vs. Brother by Jennifer Olson
101 Reasons Why I’m Not Taking a Bath by Stacy McAnulty
Over on the Farm by Marianne Berkes
Panda Pants by Jacqueline Davies
Peep and Egg: I’m Not Hatching by Laura Gehl
Prissy & Pop: Big Day Out by Melissa Nicholson
Rules of the House by Mac Barnett
A Squiggly Story by Andrew Larsen
The Night Gardener by Terry Fan and Eric Fan
The Thank You Book by Mo Willems
This is My Book! By Mark Pett
The Water Princess by Susan Verde
When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes
Where My Feet Go by Birgitta Sif
Whose Hands are These? A Community Helper Guessing Book by Miranda Paul
Woodpecker Wants a Waffle by Steve Breen
You Are Not a Cat! By Sharon Flake

Grades 3-4

After a While Crocodile: Alexa’s Diary by Brady Barr and Jennifer Curtis
Animals by the Numbers: A Book of Animal Infographics by Steve Jenkins
The Ant and the Grasshopper by Carl Sommer
Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet by Nick Bruel
A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston
Cook Me a Story: A Treasury of Stories and Recipes Inspired by Classic Fairy Tales by Bryan Kozlowski
Counting Thyme by Melanie Conklin
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Duck on a Tractor by David Shannon
The Eagle and the Chickens by Carol Sommer
Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty
50 Things You Should Know About American Presidents by Tracey Kelly
The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial by Susan Goodman
Fortune Falls by Jenny Goebel
Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin
The Hole Story of the Doughnut by Pat Miller
Just My Luck by Cammie McGovern
The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton by Audrey Vernick
Maxi’s Secrets (Or What You Can Learn From a Dog) by Lynn Plourde
Meet the Boss and Tweets by Pepper Springfield
My Dog’s a Chicken by Susan Montanari
Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still by Karlin Gray
Never Insult a Killer Zucchini by Elana Azose and Brandon Amancio
Noodlehead Nightmares by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss
Odell Bechham Jr. by K.C. Kelley
Once Upon an Elephant by Linda Stanek
The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan
Poptropica: Mystery of the Map by Jack Chabert
Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Janet Nolan
Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet
Superhero Instruction Manual by Kristy Dempsey
Terror in the Underground Tunnel by Dee Phillips
This is My Dollhouse by Giselle Potter
The Ugly Princess by Carl Sommer
Tru & Nelle by G. Neri
Under Water, Under Earth by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton
Who Wants a Tortoise? By Dave Keane
The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear
Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill

Grades 5-6

Animals by the Numbers: A Book of Animal Infographics by Steve Jenkins
Booked by Kwame Alexander
City Atlas:Travel the World with 30 City Maps by Georgia Cherry
Cook Me a Story: A Treasury of Stories and Recipes Inspired by Classic Fairy Tales by Bryan Kozlowski
Counting Thyme by Melanie Conklin
Curse of the Boggin by D.J. MacHale
Dead Possums are Fair Game by Taryn Souders
Dog Like Daisy by Kristin Tubb
A Dragon’s Guide to Making your Human Smarter by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder
End of the Wild by Nicole Helget
The Extincts by Veronica Cossanteli
Far from Fair by Elana Arnold
50 Things You Should Know About American Presidents by Tracey Kelly
The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial by Susan Goodman
Fred Korematsu Speaks Up by Laura Atkins
Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger
Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes
Girls’ Night In: Four Friends Reveal the Secrets of the Ultimate Girls’ Night In! by Gemma Barder
Gorillas Up Close by Christena Nippert-Eng
Hilo Book 2: Saving the Whole Wide World by Judd Winick
How Lunchbox Jones Saved Me from Robots, Traitors, and Missy the Cruel by Jennifer Brown
The Inn Between by Marina Cohen
Jubilee by Patricia Giff
Just Like Me by Nancy Cavanaugh
The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary by Laura Shovan
Lazy Crafternoon by Stella Fields
Lucy & Andy Neanderthal by Jeffrey Brown
Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects: Build-Invent-Creat-Discover by Jack Challoner
Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge
Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know by Adam Bray, Lorraine Cink and John Sazaklis
Matylda, Bright and Tender by Holly McGhee
Maxi’s Secrets by Lynn Plourde
The Misadventures of Max Crumbly, Book 1: Locker Hero by Rachel Russell
Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics by Chris Grabenstein
Pete Milano’s Guide to Being a Movie Star by Tommy Greenwald
Quest to the Uncharted Lands by Jaleigh Johnson
The Rat Prince by Bridget Hodder
Red’s Planet by Eddie Pittman
Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood by Liesl Shurtliff
Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Janet Nolan
Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet
Soar by Joan Bauer
Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
Sunborn Rising: Beneath the Fall by Aaron Safronoff
Superheroes Don’t Eat Veggie Burgers by Gretchen Kelley
The Terrible Two Get Worse by Mac Barnett and Jory John
Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key
The Trouble with Twins by Kathryn Siebel
Tru & Nelle by G. Neri
Under Water, Under Earth by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
Van Gogh Deception by Deron Hicks
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka
When Mischief Came to Town by Katrina Nannestad

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