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Chadwick School Summer Reading List

3rd Grade

Fiction
Adler, D "Cam Jansen" Series
Ahlberg, A The Man Who Wore All His Clothes
Baker, O Where the Buffaloes Begin
Blume, J Freckle Juice
Bulla, C Sword in the Tree
Burleigh, R Into the Air
Burleigh, R Into the Woods: John James Audabon.
Burleigh, R Secret of the Great Houdini
Butterworth, O The Enormous Egg
Christopher, M The Dog That Called the Pitch
Cleary, B The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Clements, A "Jake Drake" Series
Curtis, G Bat Boy and His Violin
Cutler, J Rats
Danziger, P "Amber Brown" Series
Delton, J Angel's Mother's Wedding
Erickson, J "Hank the Cow Dog" Series
Erickson, R Toad for Tuesday
Fisher, L Alexander Graham Bell
Fleischman, P Weslandia
Flesichman, S "McBroom" Series
Giff, P "Kids of the Polk Street School" Series
Greenburg, J "Andrew Lost" Series
Greene, E "Owen Foote" Series
Hamilton, V Drylongso
Harvey, B Cassie's Journey
Harvey, B My Prairie Christmas
Harvey, B My Prairie Year
Heide, F Shrinking of Treehorn
Hopkinson, D Birdie's Lighthouse
Howard, E Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys
Hurwitz, J Busybody Nora and other books about.
Kimmel, E Balto and the Great Race
King-Smith, D Dick King-Smith's Animal Friends
King-Smith, D Pigs Might Fly
King-Smith, D Three Terrible Trees
Kline, S "Herbie Jones" Series
Kline, S "Horrible Harry" Series
Kline, S "Song Lee" Series
Lowry, L Gooney Bird Greene
McDonald, M "Judy Moody" Series
Miles, M Annie and the Old One
Moore, L I'll Meet You at the Cucumbers
Moore, L Little Raccoon (2002)
Myers, W.D. Smiffy Blue, Ace Crime Detective
Napoli, D Sly the Sleuth and the Pet Mysteries
Park, B "Junie B. Jones" Series
Park, B Operation: Dump the Chump
Robinson, B The Best School Year Ever
Rylant, C The Storm ("Lighthouse Family" Series)
Sachar, L "Marvin Redpost" Series
Scieszka, J "Time Warp Trio" Series
Scieszka, J The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Stevenson, J Mud Flat Olympics
Sobol, D "Encyclopedia Brown" Series
Turner, A Nettie's Trip South
Warner, G "Boxcar Children" Series
Williams, V Scooter
Non-fiction
Curlee, L Ballpark: The Story of America's.
Curlee, L Capital
Curlee, L Parthenon
Curlee, L Rushmore
Curlee, L Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Simon, S Bones: Our Skeletal System
Simon, S Lightning
Simon, S The Universe
Simon, S Volcanoes
Simon, S Wildfires
Poetry
Silverstein, S Falling Up
Silverstein, S A Light in the Attic
Silverstein, S Where the Sidewalk Ends
Prelutsky, J It's Raining Pigs and Noodles
Prelutsky, J The New Kid on the Block
Prelutsky, J Something Big Has Been Here


Sixth Grade

Title
Little Women
Heaven's Eyes
Kit's Wilderness
The Fire-eaters
The Game of Sunken Places
Crispin: The Cross of Lead
Nothing but the Truth
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
Peter and the Starcatchers
Shakespeare Stealers
A Gathering of Days
Our Sixth-grade Sugar Babies
Summerland
A Stone in My Hand
Things Not Seen
Artemis Fowl
Prairie Songs
Catherine, Called Birdy
Midwife's Apprentice
Bindi Babes
Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You
A Girl Named Disaster
Yolanda's Genius
Flour Babies
The Skin I'm In
Mind's Eye
The Giant Rat of Sumatra: Or Pirates Galore
Johnny Tremain
Slave Dancer
Perfect
Julie of the Wolves
December Stillness
Time Pieces: The Book of Times
Olive's Ocean
Letters From Rifka
Hoot
I Am David (a.k.a North to Freedom)
Dancing in Cadillac Light
Across Five Aprils
Kira-kira
No More Dead Dogs
The Wreckers
The Smugglers
The Buccaneers
Journey to America
The Giver
Gathering Blue
Messenger
A Summer to Die
Travel Team
The Cottonmouth Club
A Corner of the Universe
Here Today
Good Night, Maman
The Blue Sword
The King's Fifth
The Devil in Vienna
Same Stuff as Stars
A Long Way from Chicago
A Year Down Yonder
The Not-so-star-spangled Life of Sunita Sen
Westing Game
Summer of the Monkeys
Missing May
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
Singularity
Bronze Bow
Crash
There's a Girl in My Hammerlock
Wringer
Finding my hat
Red Pony
Let the Circle Be Unbroken
I, Juan de Paraja
Journey to Topaz
Flipped
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Dicey's Song
The Sword in the Stone
Bat 6
Hush
Millicent Min, Girl Genius
Girl in a Cage
Queen's Own Fool


Seventh Grade

Title
The Amulet of Samarkand
All Creatures Great and Small
Armageddon Summer
The Blue Sword
Bound
Diary of a Young Girl
Ender's Game
Fellowship of the Ring
Fever 1793
The Golden Compass
Holes
Homeless Bird
Hoot
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
A Northern Light
Parvana's Journey
The Sea of Trolls
The She
White Fang


Middle and Upper School

23 Days in July
All Creatures Great and Small
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Amulet of Samarkand
Angels and Demons
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
Animal Dreams
Animal Farm
Anna Karenina
Armageddon Summer
The Beekeeper's Apprentice
The Birth of Venus
Black Elk Speaks
Black Like Me
The Blue Sword
The Bluest Eye
Born Confused
Bound
When I was Puerto Rican
White Fang
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Wild Swans: 3 Daughters of China
Wizard of Earthsea
A Working Girl Can't Win
The Year of Secret Assignments
YELL-Oh Girls!: Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity and Growing Up Asian American
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
You Shall Know Our Velocity


Author Title
Peck, Richard The River Between Us
Hoffman, Alice The River King
Hickam, Homer Rocket Boys
Marchetta, Melina Saving Francesca
Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness The Scarlet Pimpernel
Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls
Hillenbrand, Laura Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Kidd, Sue Monk The Secret Life of Bees
Plum-Ucci, Carol The She
Phillips, Christopher Six Questions of Socrates
Phillips, Christopher Socrates Café
Stephenson, Neal Snow Crash
Guterson, David Snow Falling on Cedars
Bradbury, Ray Something Wicked This Way Comes
Hornby, Nick Songbook
Na, An A Step from Heaven
Gottlieb, Lori Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self
Camus, Albert The Stranger
Holmes, Hannah Suburban Safari: A Year on the Lawn
Shinn, Sharon Summers at Castle Auburn
Bloor, Edward Tangerine
McCullough, Colleen The Thorn Birds
Smith, Betty A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Pierce, Tamora Trickster's Choice
Pierce, Tamora Trickster's Queen
Thoreau, Henry David Walden
Adams, Richard Watership Down