Summer Reading

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Students who are entering grades 3-8 have summer reading assignments, and book lists and report forms have been shared with the students.

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 (Byars)

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

Upper Prep Book Report Form

A Form

REQUIRED: My Father's Dragon (Gannett)

Plus Choose ONE: Mr. Popper's Penguins (Atwater), Twenty and Ten (Bishop), The Mystery of the Missing Lion (Smith)

A Form Book Report Form

B Form

REQUIRED: I Survived Gettysburg (Tarshis)

Plus Choose ONE: The Castle in the Attic (Winthrop), Sign of the Beaver (Speare), Number the Stars (Lowry), Caddie Woodlawn (Brink)

B Form Summer Reading Report Form

C Form

REQUIRED: Where the Red Fern Grows (Rawls)

Plus Choose ONE: The Hobbit (Tolkein), Homer Price (McCloskey), A Little Princess (Burnett)

C Form Summer Reading Report Form

D Form

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

Plus Choose ONE: Elephant Run (Smith), The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Speare), Banner in the Sky (Ullman), Soldier Dog (Angus)

D Form Summer Reading Report Form

E Form

REQUIRED: On the Wings of Heroes (Peck)

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

E Form Summer Reading Report Form