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Summer 2024 Reading List

STMA Summer Reading 2024
We encourage all students to read over the summer. To help aid in that endeavor, we have compiled a list of summer reading. This list is not exhaustive, but a good starting point. Please be sure your student completes the readings. Activities related to these books will be assigned when students return in the fall. The list is for students entering the following grades:

•    The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn and 
•    When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner

First Grade
•    Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr./Eric Carle
•    Sammy and the Magic of Photosynthesis: Exploring the Importance of Plants for Our      Planet by Nina Meme
•    Archeologists on a Dig, Kid Scientists by Sue Fliess
•    Hop On Pop by Dr. Seuss
•    The Sheep Who Followed a Bee by Steph Rose

Second Grade
•    The Clown of God by Tomie de Paola
•    The Story of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
•    The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
•    The Little Juggler by Barbara Cooney

Third Grade
•    The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

Fourth Grade
•    A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Fifth Grade
•    Book One:  The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
•    Book Two (optional):  The Cure of Ars by Milton Lomask

Sixth Grade
•    Will Wilder Book 1- The Relic of Perilous Falls by Raymond Arroyo

Seventh Grade
•    Will Wilder Book 2- The Lost Staff of Wonders by Raymond Arroyo

Eighth Grade
•    Will Wilder Book 3 – The Amulet of Power by Raymond Arroyo