Scholastic Summer Reading Recommendations

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Hello Roger’s Families, here is a set of Scholastic Summer Reading recommendations from Mr. Sea!

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Scroll down or click on the grade you’re interested in to jump to that grade:

Kinder | First | Second | Third | Fourth | Fifth

Kinder

Unplugged  

Unplugged by Steve Anthony

 

Elephant & Piggie Series  

I Am Invited to a Party! by Mo Willems
Elephant and Piggie Series

 

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal  

The Sun is Kind of a BIG DEAL by Nick Seluk

 

 

Knuffle Bunny Free by Mo Willems

 

The Good Egg  

The Good Egg by Jory John and Pete Oswald

 

Hair Love  

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry

 

Friendshape  

Friendshape by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

 

Dragons Love Tacos  

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

 

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!  

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! by Mo Willems

 

First Grade

Moby Shinobi  

Moby Shinobi by Luke Flowers
Series

 

Super Narwhal & Jelly Jolt  

Narwhal and Jelly Book by Ben Clanton
Series

 

Ricky Ricotta  

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot by Dav Pilkey
Series

 

We're All Wonders  

We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio

 

We Are Growing!  

We Are Growing by Laurie Keller

 

The Recess Queen  

The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill

 

Ada Twist, Scientist  

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty

 

Dog Breath  

Dog Breath by Dad Pilkey

 

Second Grade

Ready Freddy!  

Ready, Freddy! by Abby Klein
Series

 

Stink!  

Stink by Megan McDonald
Series

 

Judy Moody  

Judy Moody by Megan McDonald
Series

 

Mika  

Mika by Kyla May
Lotus Lane Series

 

Dragon Masters  

Dragon Masters by Tracey West
Series

 

 

Hilde Cracks the Case by Hilde Lysiak
Series

 

The Notebook of DOOM  

 

The Notebook of DOOM by Troy Cummings
Series

 

Who Would Win?  

Who Would Win? by Kerry Pallotta
Series

 

I Am Rosa Parks I am Rosa Parks by Brad Meltzer
“I am” Series

Third Grade

Thea Stilton  

Thea Stilton
Geronimo Stilton Series

 

Geronimo Stilton Geronimo Stilton: The Phantom Bandit 
Series
Mr. Wolf's Class  

Mr. Wolf’s Class by Aron Nels Steinke
Series

 

Ruby and the Booker Boys  

Ruby and the Booker Boys by Derrick Barnes
Series

 

Baby Sitters Little Sister  

Baby-Sitters Little Sister by Katy Farina and Ann M. Martin
Series

 

Dog Man - Fetch-22  

Dog Man – Fetch-22 by Day Pilkey
Series

 

Kleptodogs  

KleptoDogs by Daphne Pendergrass

 

The Pepper Party  

The Pepper Party by Jay Cooper
Series

 

 

Fourth Grade

I Survived  

I Survived the Great Molasses Flood, 1919 by Lauren Tarshis
Series

 

I Survived Graphic Novel

 

I Survived – Graphic Novel by Lauren Tarshis and Haus Studio
Series based on books

 

Wings of Fire  

Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland
Series

 

Wonder  

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

 

Amulet  

Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
Series

 

The Babysitters Club  

The Baby-Sitters Club by Gale Galligan and Ann M. Martin
Series

 

Guts  

Guts by Raina Telgemeier
Previous books: Smile, Sisters

 

Dork Diaries  

Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
Series

 

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid  

Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid by Jeff Kinney
New series based on Diary of a Wimpy Kid

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid  

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
Series

 

Sarai  

Sarai and the Meaning of Awesome by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown
Series

 

Family Game Night  

Family Game Night and Other Catastrophes by Mary E. Lambert

 

Fifth Grade

Restart  

Restart by Gordon Korman
Author of Slacker and Whatshisface

 

Refugee  

Refugee by Alan Gratz
Author of Grenade, Allies, Project 1065

 

Middle School  

Middle School – the Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
Series

 

 

Making Friends  

Making Friends by Kristen Gudsnuk
Series

 

Front Desk  

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

 

Chaos Curse  

Chaos Curse by Sayantani DasGupta
Series: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #3

 

The Witch Boy  

The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag
Series

 

The Incredible Magic of Being  

The Incredible Magic of Being by Kathryn Erskine

 

Mañanaland  

Mañanaland by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Author of Esperanza Rising, Echo, The Dreamer

 

The Boy who Became a Dragon  

The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo

 

Nat Enough  

Nat Enough by Maria Scrivan
Series

 

 

You can also download each grade recommendation as a PDF at the links below:

Kinder

First Grade

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth Grade