St. Paul Catholic School 2019 Summer Reading

                               Grade Level Lists*

Entering 3rd Grade 

Students must select a minimum of 1 of the books listed below:

  • The Unusual Mind of Vincent Shadow by Tim Kehoe  fe

  • 7 x 9 = Trouble by Claudia Mills

  • The Secret of the Shamrock by Lisa Hendey

 

Students must select a minimum of 1 of the books listed below:

  • I, Fly: The Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are by Bridget Heos

  • What If You Had Animal Series by Sandra Markle  oe

  • Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Series by Mary Pope Osborne  oe

  

Entering 4th Grade 

Students must select a minimum of 2 of the books listed below:

  • By the Great Horns Spoon by Sid Fleischman  oa  ha

  • Fourth Grade Rats by Jerry Spinelli  fe

  • The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt fe  oe oa ha 

  • The Templeton Twins Have an Idea by Ellis Weiner  fe  oe he

  • No Talking by Andrew Clements  ha

  • Rules by Cynthia Lord  fe  oe 

 

Students must also select:

  • Any book in the "Who Was..." series  oe oa

 

Entering 5th Grade

Students must select a minimum of 2 of the books listed below:

  • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown  oe oa

  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein  oe

  • The Candymakers by Wendy Mass  fe  oe

  • The Last Musketeer Book #1 by Stuart Gibbs  he

  • My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

  • Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff  fe  oe  oa

  • The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry  fe  oe  oa  he

  • Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord  ha

  

Students must read: 

  • What are Newton's laws of Motion? by Denyse O'Leary  fe

  

Entering 6th Grade

Students must select a minimum of 2 of the books listed below:

  • The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate  fe  oe  oa  ha

  • Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson  fe

  • Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Drape  oe  oa

  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds  oe  oa

  • False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen  fe  oe  oa

  • Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin  ha

  • Pax by Sara Pennypacker  oe  oa  he  ha

  • When You Reach Me by Rebbecca Stead  oe  oa

   

Entering 7th Grade

Students must select a minimum of 3 of the books listed below:

  • 1 of the 4 Gospels - include 6 thoughtful journal entries

  • Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

  • Peak by Roland Smith  fe

  • The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

  • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry  fe  oe  oa

  • Becoming Ben Franklin : How a Candle-maker's Son Helped Llight the Flame of Liberty by Russell Freedmen

  • Paperboy by Vince Vawter  fe  oe  oa

  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne fe

  • Death Cloud (Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins) by Andrew Lane  fe 

  • Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schultz

  

Entering 8th Grade

Students must select a minimum of 2 of the books listed below:

  • Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit  oe  oa

  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred D. Taylor  oe  oa

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum  oe  oa  he

  • Holes by Louis Sachar oe  oa

  • Night by Elie Wiesel  

  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

  • The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

 

  *  All titles are available at the Grosse Pointe Public Library or on

      Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com

  fe  1 copy available in our Follett Shelf eBook collection.

  fe  Unlimited copies available in our Follett Shelf eBook collection.

  oe oa Title is available either as an eBook (oe) or an audiobook

            (oa) through the Grosse Pointe Library's Overdrive Collection 

  he ha Title is available either as an eBook (oe) or an audiobook

            (oa) through the Grosse Pointe Library's Hoopla Collection

       Summer Reading Resources

Download the Apps below to enjoy free eBooks and audiobooks on your iPad, Kindle Fire, tablet or computer. Overdrive eBooks can also be read on Kindle ereaders.

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           Destiny Discoverer

Download the Destiny Discoverer App and enjoy over 300 titles in our library's Follett eBook collection.   

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               Overdrive

Download the Overdrive App and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks through the Grosse Pointe Library.

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                  Hoopla

Download the Hoopla App to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks through the Grosse Pointe Library. 

Be sure to switch the Kids Mode setting on if your children will be browsing titles on their own. 

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     Grosse Pointe Public Library's

       Summer Reading Program
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