Summer Reading

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Students who are entering grades 3-8 have summer reading assignments, which include one required reading plus one additional title from the list below. All of these books will be available to purchase through the Carden Bookshop in the library.

For your convenience, a list of summer reading titles for all grades is listed below. All titles will be available to purchase through the bookshop at Carden. Please call the office information on hours.


Upper Prep

REQUIRED: Tornado (Betsy Byars)

Plus Choose ONE: The Sword in the Tree (Clyde Robert Bulla), The Great Cake Mystery (Dick King-Smith), A Mouse Called Wolf (Dick King-Smith)

Upper Prep Book Report Form

A Form

REQUIRED: The Chocolate Touch (Patrick Skene Catling)

Plus Choose ONE: Mr. Popper's Penguins (Florence and Richard Atwater), Twenty and Ten (Claire Huchet Bishop), My Father's Dragon (Ruth Stiles Gannett), Cricket in Times Square (George Selden)

A Form Book Report Form

B Form

REQUIRED: Mr. Tucket (Gary Paulsen)

Plus Choose ONE: The Castle in the Attic (Elizabeth Winthrop), Number the Stars (Lowry), The Black Stallion (Walter Farley), The Sign of the Beaver (Elizabeth George Speare)

B Form Summer Reading Report Form

C Form

REQUIRED: Where the Red Fern Grows (Wilson Rawls)

Plus Choose ONE: The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkein), Homer Price (Robert McCloskey), A Little Princess (Frances Hodgson Burnett)

C Form Summer Reading Report Form

D Form

REQUIRED: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)

Plus Choose ONE: My Side of the Mountain (Jean Craighead George), Elephant Run (Roland Smith), The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Elizabeth George Speare), Banner in the Sky (James Ullman), Soldier Dog (Sam Angus)

D Form Summer Reading Report Form

E Form

REQUIRED: On the Wings of Heroes (Richard Peck)

Plus Choose ONE: A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'Engle), Savvy (Ingrid Law), Shackleton's Stowaway (Victoria McKernan), Streams to the River, River to the Sea (Scott O'Dell), Shakespeare Stealer (Gary Blackwood)

E Form Summer Reading Report Form

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