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Summer Reading

RCSD will not have a required Summer Reading this summer due to the COVID-19 challenges everyone has encountered.  The RCSD Elementary Curriculum Department STRONGLY encourages ALL Elementary School students to continue reading during the months of June and July.  

Entering Kindergarten

Frog and Toad are Friends 

Arnold Lobel

The Boy Who Loved Words

Roni Schotter

Goodnight Moon

Margaret Wise Brown

There is a Bird on Your Head!

Mo Willems

Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach

James Dean

Biscuit Goes Camping 

Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Corduroy

Don Freeman

Entering First Grade

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Bill Martin

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Laura Joffe Numeroff

Grow Up, David!

David Shannon

I Love Rocks

Cari Meister

The Day the Crayons Quit

Drew Daywalt

Swimmy

Leo Lionni

If You Take a Mouse to School

Laura Numeroff

Entering Second Grade

Encyclopedia Brown

Donald J. Sobal

Cam Jansen series

David A. Adler

Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Book Series)

Peggy Parish

Flat Stanley

Jeff Brown

Second Grade Rules

Abby Klein

Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, Junie B. Jones Series #12

Barbara Park

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Kevin Henkes

Entering Second Grade

Encyclopedia Brown

Donald J. Sobal

Cam Jansen series

David A. Adler

Amelia Bedelia (I Can Read Book Series)

Peggy Parish

Flat Stanley

Jeff Brown

Second Grade Rules

Abby Klein

Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, Junie B. Jones Series #12

Barbara Park

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Kevin Henkes

Entering Third Grade

Amos and Boris

William Steig

Judy Blume books (Fudge, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing)

Judy Blume

Judy Moody series

Megan McDonald

A to Z Mysteries

Ron Roy

The Chocolate Touch

Patrick Skene Catling

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl

Third Grade Angels

Jerry Spinelli

 

Entering Fourth Grade

A Series of Unfortunate Events books

Lemony Snicket

Because of Winn-Dixie

Kate DiCamillo

Clementine

Sara Pennypacker

Tiger Rising

Kate DiCamillo

Cricket in Times Square

George Selden

I Survived (Series)

Lauren Tarshis

The Indian in the Cupboard

Lynne Reid Banks
Entering Fifth Grade

The Sign of the Beaver

Elizabeth George Speare

Frindle

Andrew Clements

Hatchet

Gary Paulsen

The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Scott O'Dell

Harriet the Spy

Louise Fitzhugh

Summer of the Swans

Betsey Byars
Entering Sixth Grade

Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson

Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli

Wringer

Jerry Spinelli

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

Smile

Raina Telgemeier

Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine

Hoot

Carl Hiaasen