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					                                    2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                    JK. 4-KINDERGARTEN
 A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
 A Book by Mordicai Gerstein
 Alphabet Under Construction by Denise Fleming
 Amo’s Sweater by Janet Lunn
 Andy and the Lion by James Daugherty
 Armadillo Rodeo and Many Other Tales by Jan Brett
 Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin
 Bailey Goes Camping by Kevin Henkes
 Chicken Said, “Cluck.”by Judy Anne Ackerman Grant
 Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin
 Duck On a Bike by David Shannon
 First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
 Gaspard at the Seashore by Anne Gutman
 Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
 I Ain't Gonna Paint no More! by Karen Beaumont
 If You Give a Cat a Cup Cake by Laura Numeroff
 Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
 Lottie's New Beach Towel by Petra Mathers
 Leo, the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus
 Lottie's New Beach Towel by Petra Mathers
 No David, No by David Shannon
 One Lonely Seahorse by Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers
 Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach by Melanie Watt

 Sheep On a Ship by Nancy Shaw
 Stand Tall Molly Lou Lemon by Patty Lovell
 Stellaluna by Janell Canon
 The Bully Blockers Club by Theresa Bateman
 The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
 The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
 The Three Questions by John J. Muth
 Walter the Farting Dog Banned From the Beach by William Kotzwinkle



* Please see books marked with kindergarten beginner reader signs at the Book Fair.


                               2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                               GRADE 1-2
FICTION:
PICTURE BOOKS:

       Anna’s Table by Eve Bunting
       Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird
       Black Lagoon Adventures By Mike Thaler
       Caramba by Marie-Louise Gay
       Chester by Melanie Watt
       Click Clack, Quackity-Quack AND Click, Clack Splish, Splash by D. Cronin
       Don’t Kiss the Frog!: Princess Stories with Attitude by Fiona Waters
       Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
       Houndsley and Catina by James Howe
       I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont
       If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff
       Leonard the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems
       Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes
       Little Beauty by Anthony Brown
       Pirates Don’t Wear Diapers by Melinda Long
       Purplicious by Victor and Elizabeth Kann
       Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
       Shin-chi’s Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell
       Snagglegrolluop by Daniel Postgate
       Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt
       The Book The Book by Mordicai Gerstein
       The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster by David Conway
       The Great Paper Caper by Oliver Jeffers
       The Ninja Who Wanted to Be Noticed buy J.C. Wink Phillips
       Zen Shorts by John M. Muth
       Zen Ties by John M. Muth


“EASY” CHAPTER BOOKS

       The Adventures of the Bailey Street Kids Jnr. Chapter Books by Marcia Thorton Jones
     A-Z Mysteries: The Talking T-Rex by Ron Roy (and others in series)
     Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Gold Coin by David A. Adler (and others in series)
     Dangerous Sneakers by Susan Gates
     Dragolins Lost! By Vivian French

     Jigsaw Jones Mystery: The Case of the Stinky Science Project by James Preller (and others in
      series)
     Gooney the Fabulous by Lois Lowry
     Mermaid In The Bathtub: A First Flight Chapter Book by Laura Peetoom
     Powderpuff Girls: Chapter Book #14 Shrinky Jinx by E.S. Mooney
     Pioneer Kids by Frieda Wishinsky
      Stink by Megan McDonald
     The Secret of Droon: The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet by Tony Abbott (and others in
      series)
     Utterly Me Claire Bean by Lauren Child


NON-FICTION:

     It’s a Baby African Elephant by Kelly Doudna (Baby African Animal Series which includes
      baboons, cheetah’s zebra’s etc.)
     Listen to the Wind : The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson (PB)
     Owen and Mzee: The Language of Friendship Isabella and Craig Hatkoff
     One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies
     Silent Music: A Story of Bagdad by James Rumford (PB)
     Wangari’s Trees of Peace: a True Story from Africa by Jeanette Winter (picture book)




                          2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                        GRADE 3-4

FICTION:
     Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarian by Brandon Sanderson
     Allie Finkle Rules for Girls; Best Friends and Drama Queens by Meg Cabot
     Frindle by Andrew Clements
     Ghosthunters and the Incredible revolting Ghost or another in the Ghosthunter series by
      Cornelius Funke
     Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
     How to Speak Dragonese or another in the Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III series by
      Cressida Cowell
     James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
     Main Street by Ann M. Martin
     Melonhead by Kate Kelly
     Molly Moon Stops the World by Georgia Byng
     Spud Murphy by Eoin Colfer
      The Fire Eternal by Chris D’Lacey (book One in the Dragon series)
      Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume (RF)
      The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
      The Secret Life of Owen Skye by Alan Cumyn
      The Talented Clementine by Sara Pennypacker
      The Trumpet of Swans by E.B. White
      The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin
      What’s a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse by Linda Bailey
      Year of No Rain by Alice Mead

NON-FICTION:
      All Stations! Distress! April 15, 1912, the Day the Titanic Sank by Don Brown
      Come to the Castle!: A Visit to a Castle in Thirteenth Century England by Linda
       Ashman
      Dancing to Freedom: The True Story of Mao’s Last Dancer by Li Cunxin (Picture-
       book)
      Extreme Dinosaurs by Robert Mash
      Listen to the Wind : The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
      One Hen by Katie Smith Milway
      The Carpet Boy’s Gift by Pegi Deitz Shea
      We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures by
       Amnesty International
      Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses? By Coren Stanley
      You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Viking Explorer! Voyages You’d Rather Not Make by
       Andrew Langley
      You Wouldn’t Want to Bean Egyptian Mummy! By David Stewart



                          2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                        GRADE 5-6

  FICTION:
     A Dogs Life by Ann M. Martin
     Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
     Ann of Green Gables (series) by L.M. Montgomery
     Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
     Chasing Vermeer (or sequel: The Wright 3) by Blue Balliett
     City of Embers (or sequels) Jeanne DuPrau
     Eagle Strike (Alex rider series) by Anthony Horowitz
     Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron
     Lion Boy (or sequels) by Zizou Corder
     May Bird: And the Ever After (or sequels) by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  Mister Monday by Garth Nix (or sequels)
  Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordon
  Rowan of Rin or another in the Rowan series by Emily Rodda
  Rules by Cynthia Lord
  The Bone Collector’s Son by Paul Yee
  The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
  The Magician of Caprona by Diane Wynne Jones
  The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
  The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  The Time Travelers: Book 1 in the Gideon Trilogy by Linda Buckley-Archer (for people
   who love Harry Potter)
  Word Nerd by Susin Nielsen
  Tunnels by Roderick Gordon
  Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls

NON-FICTION:
     Extreme Rocks and Minerals! Q &A by Smithsonian Institute

    Grossology and You by Sylvia Branzei
    Let the Truth Be Told by Walter Dean Myers
    Take Action!: A Guide to Active Citizenship by Craig and Marc Kielburger
    Three Cups of Tea Young Readers Edition by Greg Mortenson
    Through Time: Pompeii by Richard Platt
    Tunnel King: The True Story of Wally Flood and the Great Escape by Barbara Hehner
    We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures by
     Amnesty International
    Why Seals Blow Their Noses: Canadian Wildlife in Fact & Fiction by Diane Swanson
    You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Crusader! By Fiona Macdonald



                       2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                     GRADE 7-8
FICTION:
    Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
    Birdwing by Rafe Martin
    Bloodline by Kate Moran
    Child of Dandelions by Shenaaz Nanji
    Deep Down Popular by Phoebe Stone
    Does My Head look Big in This by Randa Abdel-Fattah
    Eragon by Christopher Paolini
    Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
      Hunger Game by Suzanne Collins
      Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff
      Maximum Ride, the Angel Experiment by James Patterson
      My Mother the Cheerleader(G) by Robert Sharenow
      Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordon
      Protector of Small series by Tamara Pierce
      Smiles to Go by Jerry Spinelli
      Snow Falling in Spring: Coming of Age in China During the Cultural Revolution by Li
       Moying
      Tales of Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
      The Dragonfly Pool by Eva Ibbotson
      The House of Scorpions by Nancy Farmer
      The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddoes
      The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
      Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

NON-FICTION
      Dewey: A Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron
      Marley and Me by John Grogan
      Our Story Our Song: African Children Talk About Aids by Deborah Ellis
      Three Cups of Tea Young Readers Edition by Greg Mortenson
      You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Greek Athlete: Races You’d Rather Not Run by Michael Ford




                          2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                      GRADEs 9-10
FICTION:
      An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
      Carbon Diaries by Saci Lloyd
      Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
      Dragon Road by Laurence Yip
      Sold by Patricia McCormick
      Tales of Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
      Ten Things I Hate about Me by Randa Abdel-Fattah
      The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
      The Boy in the Stripped Pyjamas by John Boyne
      The City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
      The Forest of Hands by Carrie Ryan
      The Last Mission by Harry Mizer
     The Shadow Club by Neil Shusterman
     The Disputable History of Frankie-Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
     The Unnameables by Ellen Booaem
     The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Katherine Jinks
     Thieves Like Us by Stephen Cole
     While I Live by John Marsden

NON-FICTION
     Chandra’s Secret and Chandra’s War by Allan Stratton
     Endurance by Alfred Linsing
     Outbreak by Bryn Barnard
     The Bite of Mangos by Mariatu Kamara
     The Stuff of Life: A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA by Mark Schultz
     What the World Eats by Faith D’Aluisio




                         2009 SUMMER READING LIST

                                     GRADES 11-12
FICTION:
     A Time Machine Repaired by K.A. Bedford

     Betwixt by Tara Bray Smith

     Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd

     Carbon Diaries by Saci Lloyd

     Dope Sick by Walter dean Myers

     Maus by Art Spiegelman (graphic novel)

     My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger

     Quiet American by Graham Greene
     Slumdog Millionaire by Vikus Swarup

     Spanking Shakespeare by Jake Wizner

     The Black Tattoo by Sam Enthoven

     The Book of Negros by Lawrence Hill

     The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

     The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

     The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl

     The Sea of Poppies by Amitow Ghosh

     The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

     Watchmen by Alan Moore (graphic novel)

     Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

NON-FICTION:
     E=mc2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation by David Bodanis

     How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading
      Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster

     Shake Hands with the Devil by Romeo Dallaire

     Shock Doctrine by Naomi Cline

     The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

     Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell

     The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

     The Secret History of the War on Cancer by Devra Davis

     Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

     When Heaven and Earth Change Places by Le Ly Hayslip

				
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