Grade level reading lists


Required Summer Reading for Hawthorne Public Schools


1st   Grade  
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Mordicai Gorstein
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale Mo Willems
Kitten's First Full Moon Kevin Henkes
2nd Grade  
Nate the Great Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Stink and the World's Worst   Super-Stinky Sneakers Megan McDonald
King of Show-and-Tell Abby Klein
Henry and Mudge and the Sneaky   Crackers Cynthia Rylant
3rd Grade  
Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent Geronimo Stilton
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Beverly Cleary
Fourth Grade Rats Jerry Spinelli
My Father's Dragon Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trouble with Chickens Doreen Cronin
4th Grade  
Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan
Lunch Money Andrew Clements
The Lemonade War Jacqueline Davis
I Survived the Sinking of the   Titanic Lauren Tarshis
5th Grade  
Homework Machine Dan Gutman
Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech
Eggs Jerry Spinelli
Two-Minute Drill Mike Lupica
One and Only Ivan Kathrine Applegate