Summer Reading List

 Summer Reading

     for Delight 

Picture Books
Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola
If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff
Pancakes, Pancakes by Eric Carle
Mr. Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Henny Penny by Paul Galdone
The Sleepy Owl by Marcus Pfister
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
Burt Dow Deep Water Man by Robert McCloskey
Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
Mouse Tales by Arnold Lobel
Daisy Comes Home by Jan Brett
The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco
The Gardener by Sarah Stewart
The Bossy Gallito by Lucia M. Gonzalez
The Bird House by Cynthia Rylant
The Chadwick Series by Priscilla Cummings
All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan
As an Oak Tree Grows by Brian Karas

Short Novels
A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond
The Mouse of Amherst by Elizabeth Spires
Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson
My Father’s Dragon by Rule Stiles Gannet
The Littles Series by John Peterson
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Mandy by Julie Andrews Edwards
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater
Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski
Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce
The Family Under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson
The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The Borrowers by Mary Norton
The Bark of the Bog Owl by Jonathan Rogers
The Tanglewood's Secret by Patricia St. John
The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth
The Dragon of Lonely Island by Rebecca Rupp
The End of the Beginning by Avi

History and Natural History  
The Tarantula in my Purse by Jean Craighead George
Beaks by Sneed B. Collard III
Lovely Beasts by Kate Gardner
What Do You Do If You Work at the Zoo by Steve Jenkins   
Locomotive by Brian Flocca
The Mary Celeste by Jane Yolen
Bob the Railway Dog by Corinne Fenton
A Fine Dessert by Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackwell
14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy 

The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Holden
Giant John by Arnold Lobel
The Clown of God by Tomie dePaola
Uncle Wiggly's Story Book by Howard R. Garis 
How Many Spots Does a Leopard Have by Julius Lester 
Anno’s Twice Told Tales by Mitsumassa Anno 

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