Library Reading List


Librarian: Mrs. Chris Carton
carton_c@desalescincy.org
(513) 961-1953 xt 110

Note to Parents: Every month a book list will be posted here for you and your child to review. These are not required readings and have NO effect on your child’s grade.

If your child/children likes to read or you want to reinforce and/or strengthen your child’s/children’s reading skills, below is a list of recommended books (Each Month has a Theme, except June, July and August)

You can find these books at your local library, Barnes and Noble, Joseph-Beth Booksellers , Amazon.com and Half-Price Books

  • One Giant Leap by Robert Burleigh

  • Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller

  • Ellen’s Broom by Kelly Starling Lyons

  • Hatch! by Roxie Munro

  • Brothers at Bat by Audrey Vernick

  • Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton

  • The Dot by Peter Reynolds

  • Sophie’s Squash by Zeitlow Pat Miller

  • Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

  • Nikkia and Deja series by Karen English

  • Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo

  • Dear Vampa by Ross Collins

  • Boo’s Dinosaur by Betsy Byars

  • Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows

  • The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

  • Football Genius by Tim Green

  • According to Humphrey by Betty Birney

  • Elvis and the Underdogs by Jenny Lee

  • The Candymakers by Wendy Mass

  • Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

  • Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea

  • I Funny by James Patterson

  • The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

  • A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole

  • How to Train a Dragon by Cressida Cowell

  • Grandma and the Great Gourd by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

  • 13 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffths

  • Ball Hogs by Rich Wallace

  • Bad to the Bone by Lucy Nolan

  • Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody

  • Doll Bones by Holly Black

  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

  • Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan

  • Feathers by Jaqueline Woodson

  • The Center of Everything by Linda Urban

  • The Thickety by A. White

  • Theodore Boone series by John Grisham

  • The Skin I’m In by Sharon Flake

  • The Testing series by Joelle Charbonneau

  • When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

  • 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

  • The Twist Rose Key by Tome Almhjell

  • Maze Runner by James Dashner

  • Trash by Andy Mulligan