Summer Reading Lists

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Please note:This list does not reflect all selections listed on the Hillside Public Schools Reading Lists.

To give more students the opportunity to borrow these material, the books on these reading lists are available for 14 days instead of 28 days. There ar e  no renewals.  Fines of $.20 per day per item will be charged as late fees.

 

Don’t forget to join the Hillside Library’s Summer Reading club.  Click here for more information.

 

Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
Kinder. Miss Nelson Is Back Allard, Harry E ALLARD J
Kinder. An Egg Is Quiet Aston, Dianna J 591.5 AST
Kinder. Bug! Bugs! Bugs! Barner, Bob E BARNER
Kinder. Flashlight Boyd, Lizi E BLOYD
Kinder. Bad Kitty Gets A Bath Bruel, Nick J SERIES BAD KITTY
Kinder. May I Pet: Your Dog? Calmenson, Stephanie E CALMENSON
Kinder. Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue Celenza, Anna Harwell E HADER
Kinder. The Gruffalo Donaldson, Julia E DONALDSON
Kinder. Turtle Splash! Falwell, Cathryn E FALWELL YES
Kinder. Don’t WorryJ Bear Foley, Greg E FOLEY YES
Kinder. Red: A Crayon Story Hall, Michael E HALL
Kinder. 26 Letters and 99 Cents Hoban, Tana ABC 1-2-3 J
Kinder. Big Red Lollipop Khan, Rukhsana E KHAN
Kinder. Sea Shapes MacDonald, Suse E MACDONALD
Kinder. The Book with No Picture Novak, BJ E NOVAK
Kinder. The Kissing Hand Penn, Audrey E PENN
Kinder. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Scieszka, JOn E SCIESZKA J
Kinder. Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten Slate, Joseph E SLATE
Kinder. Hamster Chase Suen, Anastasia ER SUEN
Kinder. Penguin Chick Tatham, Betty J 598.4 TA
Kinder. Petting Zoo Tuchman, Gail J 590.74 TUC
Kinder. The Night Before Kindergarten Wing, Natasha E WING
1 Never Glue Your Friends To Chairs Applegate, Katherine J SERIES ROS COE
1 I Spy Fly Guy Arnold, Tedd J SERIES FLY GUY
1 Babies in the Bayou Arnosky, Jim E ARNOSKY
1 At This Very Moment Arnosky, Jim J E ARNOSKY
1 An Orange in January Aston, Dianna E ASTON
1 Shark vs. Train Barto, Chris E BARTON
1 Journey Becker, Aaron E BECKER
1 Mr. Tiger Goes Wild Brown, Peter E BROWN
1 Last Stop on Market Street de La Pena, Matt E DELAPENA
1 Bink & Go/lie Di Camilo, Kate J FICTION DICAMILLO
1 Diary of a Wombat French, Jackie E FRENCH
1 Starfish Hurd, Edith Thatcher J 593 HUR
1 Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World Jenkins, Steve J 573.8 JEN
1 One World, One Day Kerley, Barbara J 305.23 KER
1 How Big Were The Dinosaurs? Most, Bernard J 598 MOJ
1 Blackout Rocco, John E ROCCO
1 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good very Bad Day Viorst, Judith E VIORST
1 My New Friend Is So Fun! – Wiliems, Mo E WILLEMS
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
2 Click/Clack1 Moo: Caws That Type Cronin Doreen E CRONIN
2 Get Ready For Second Grade, Amber Brown Danziger Paula E DANZIGER
2 Meteor Showers Kelly J. J 523.6 KEL
2 Down Comes the Rain Kipling Rudyard J 560.92 FER
2 Boy Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs! Kudlinski Kathleen J 568 KUD YES
2 Frog & Toad Lobel Arnold ER LOBEL YES
2 How I Became A Pirate long Melinda E LONG YES
2 Could You? Would  You? M Shulam J FICTION WHITE
2 Pierre the Penguin Marzollo Jean J 598.47 MAR
2 Blackout Rocco John E ROCCO
2 Henry & Mudge Rylant Cynthia E RYLANT J
2 The Stray Dog Simont Marc E SIMONT J
2 Coming on Home.Soon Woodson Jacqueline E WOODSON YES
2 Owl Moon Yolen Jane E YOLEN J
2 Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West Aardema Verna E AARDEMA J
2 Jamaica’s Find Havill E HAVILL J
2 A Chair For Mother Williams Vera E WILLIAMS J yes
2 The People Could Fly Hamilton Virginia J 398.2 HA yes
2 Space Arnold Tedd J 523 ARN yes
2 When Marian Sang Ryan Pam JB ANDERSON yes
2 Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World Jenkins Steve J 573.8 JEN
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
3 Fudge Blume Judy J FICTION BLUME J
3 Henry’s  Freedom Box Khan Ellen E LEVINE
3 Gooney  Bird Greene lowry Lois J FICTION LOWRY yes
3 Martin & Mahalia Pinkney Andrea E PIN
3 Chicken Sunday Polacco Patricia E POLACCO yes
3 So You Want To Be President? St. George E ST.GEORGE yes
3 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Kamkwamba William E KAMKWAMB A YES
3 The Miraculous  Journey of Edward Tulane DiCamillo Kate J FICTION DICAMILLO YES
3 Heart & Soul Nelson Kadir J 973.049 NEL
3 On This Spot Goodman Susan J 974.7 GOO
3 My Father’s Dragon Gannett Ruth J FICTION GANNETT J
3 Amber Brown is Not a Crayon Danziger Paula J SERIES AMBERBROWN J
3 Cam Jansen & The Mystery  of the Stolen Adler David J SERIES CAM JANSEN
3 Guardians of the Ga’Hoole  Series Lasky Kathryn J SERIES GUARD IANS yes
3 I Survived the Japanese Tsumani, 2011 Tarshis Lauren J SERIES I SURVIVED
3 Storms Simon Seymour J551.55 SI J
3 Polar Bears vs. Grizzly Bears Pallotta Jerry J599.78 PAL
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
4 Ramona The Brave Clearly Beaverly J Fiction Clearly J
4 The Crossover Alexander Kwame J Fiction Alexander YES
4 Tales of a Forth Grade Nothing Blume Judy YES
4 Extreme Animals: The Toughest Creatures on Davies Nicola E Davies YES
4 The Lemonade War Davies Jacqueline J Fiction Davies
4 The Liberation of Gabrielle King Going K.L. J Fiction Going
4 Baseball Fever Hurwitz Johanna J Fiction Hurwitz
4 A Wrinkle in Time L’Engle Madeleine J Fiction L’Engle J
4 Sarah Plain and Tall MacLachlan Patricia J Fiction Maclachlan YES
4 The Great Fire Murphy Jim J 977.31 Mu J
4 Almost Starring Skinnybones Parks Barbara J Fiction Park
4 Tar Beach Ringgold Faith E Ringgold YES
4 The Camping Trip That Changed America Rosenstock Barb E Rosen Stock
4 Sideways Stories from Wayside School Sachar Louis J Fiction Sachar YES
4 Summer Reading is Killing me Scieszka Jon J Fiction Scieszka
4 The Whale Who Won Hearts Skerry Brian J.591.7 SKE YES
4 Library Card Spinelli Jerry J Fiction Spinelli
One Crazy Summer Willians-Garcia Rita J FICTION WILL IAMS G YES
4 Each Kindness Woodson- Woodson, Jacqueline E Woodson
Grade Title (**-may be required) Call Number e-Book
5 Now & Ben Barretta Gene J609.2 BAR
5 Discovering Mars Berger Melvin J523. 4 BER
5 Ehjah  of Buxton Curtis Christopher YES
5 The Watsons Go To Birmingham Curtis Christopher ET CURTIS
5 Bud Not Buddy Curtis Christopher J FICTION CURTIS YES
5 Danny Champion  of the World Dahl Roald J FICTION DAHL
5 The Black Station Farley Walter J FICTION FARLEY J
5 Everything Volanoes & Earthquakes Furgang Kathy J551.2 FUR
5 The Homework Machine Gutman Dan J FICTION GUTMAN yes
5 Inside Out and Back Again Lai Thanhha J FICTION LAI
5 Rules Lord Cynthia J FICTION LORD
5 Harlem Myers Walter J 811 MY J
5 Hachiko Waits Newman Leslea J FICTION NEWMAN
5 Nim’s Island Orr Wendy J FICTION ORR
5 The Mangrove Tree Roth Susan J FICTION ROT
5 Holes Sacher Louis J FICTION SACHAR
5 Caretta Scott Shange Ntozake E SHANGE
5 Call It Courage Sperry Armstrong J FICTION SPE
5 Goosebumps  Series Stine R. J FICTION STINE J
5 Malala Yousafzai Yousafzai Doak JB YOUSAFZAI yes
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
6 The 100 year Old Secret Barrett Tracy J FICTION BARRETT
6 Tornado! ** Brindell Dennis J 5551.5 FRA
6 Trouble Maker Clements Andrew J FICITON CLEMENTS
6 The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Davis Eleanor J GRAPHIC SECRET SCIENCE
6 Wonder ** Palacio R.J. J FICTION PALACIO yes
6 Drawing From Memory Say Say JB SAY yes
6 Smile Telgemeier YA GRAPHIC SMILE yes
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
7 Waiting for Normal Connor Leslie J Fiction connor yes
7 The Trial Byant Jen J Fiction Bryant yes
7 The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch Delaney Joesph J Series last apprentice yes
7 Joey Pigza swallowed the key ** Jack Gantos J Fiction Gantos
7 Fairest Levine Gail J Fiction Lavine yes
7 Touch Blue J Fiction Lord
7 Space Exploration Mara Wil J 629.4 Wil
7 Super Sniffers ** Patent Dorothy J 636.7 Pat
7 The Brain Simon Seymour J 612.8 Si J yes
7 Define Normal Peters ya peters
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
7-Honors Doll Bones Black Holly J Fiction park yes
7-Honors What’s Eating You? Davies Nicola J591.6 Dav
7-Honors The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano Manzano Sonia ya manzano yes
7-Honors Space Exploration Mara Wil J 629.4 wil
7-Honors Monster Myers Walter et myers
7-Honors Z for Zachariah O’Brien Robert ya o’brian
7-Honors Super Sniffers Patent Dorothy J 636.7 Pat
7-Honors A long walk to water : based on a true story **. Parks Linda J Fiction Park
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
8 The Pact **
8 Stubby the War Dog Bausum Ann J 940.4 Bau
8 Doll Bones Holly Black J Fiction Black
8 Ungifted Korman Gordon J Fiction Korman yes
8 Schooled Korman Gordon J Fiction Korman
8 Bill the Boy Wonder ** Nobleman Marc Tyler J.741.5 NOB
8 UFO Lands in USA! Peterkin P.A. J 629.13 Pet yes
8 Bomb Sheinkin Steven J 623.4 She yes
8 Crow Barbara Write J Fiction Wright
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
8-Honors I Know why the Caged Bird Sings Angelou Davies, Maya B Angelou A
8-Honors What’s  Eating You? Davies Nicola J 591.6 Dav
8-Honors Sidhartha ** Hesse Herman Fiction Hesse
8-Honors Inconvenient Truth Gore Al J 636.7 Gor
8-Honors Space Exploration Mara WIL J 629.4 Will
8-Honors The Revolution of Eveyln Serrano Monzano Sonia ya monzano
8-Honors Animal Farm Orwell George FICTION ORWELL
8-Honors Super Sniffers Patent Dorothy Hinshaw J 639.7 Pat
8-Honors The Red Tent Diamonte Anita Fiction Diamont
8-Honors  Planting Seeds                                                        Scholastic,
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
9 13 Reasons Why Asher Jay ya asher yes
9 Unraveling Freedom Bausum Ann J 940.373 bau
9 Warriors Don’t Cry Beals Melba 373.73 Bea
9 Mockingjay Collins Suzanna ya collins
9 The Eye of Minds Dashner James ya dashner
9 The Ruins of Gorlan Flanagan John Et Flanagan
9 The Fault in Our Stars Green John ya green yes
9 The Secret Life of Bees Kidd Sue Fiction Kidd
9 Bad Boy Myers Walter JB Myers Yes
9 Delirium Oliver Lauren ya oliver
9 The Mark of Athena Riordan Rick J Series Heroes
9 Push:  A Novel Sapphire Fiction Sapphire
9 The Lovely Bones Sebold Alice Fiction sebold Yes
9 The Rose That Grew from Concrete Shakur Tupac 811 sh yes
9 Taking Sides Soto Gary J Fiction Soto yes
9 The Scorpio Races Stiefvater Maggie ya stiefvater yes
9 Uglies Westerfeld Scott ya westerfeld yes
9 The Book Thief Zusak Markus et zusak yes
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
9-Honors 13 Reasons Why Asher Jay ya asher yes
9-Honors Warriors Don’t Cry Beals Melba 373.73 Bea YES
9-Honors The Eye of Minds Dashner James ya dashner
9-Honors The Fault in Our Stars Green John ya green yes
9-Honors The Secret Life of Bees Kidd Sue Monk Fiction Kidd
Delirium Oliver Lauren ya oliver yes
9-Honors Push: A Novel Sapphire fiction sapphire
9-Honors The Lovely Bones Sebold Alice Fiction sebold
9-Honors Uglies Westerfeld Scott ya westerfeld
9-Honors The Book Thief Zusak Markus et zusak yes
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Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
10 Purple Hibiscus Adichie Chimamanda fiction adichie yes
10 Unraveling Freedom Bausum Ann J 940.373 BAU
10 Mockingjay Collins Suzanna ya collins
10 The Ruins of Gorlan Flanagan John Et flanagan
10 Fake ID Giles Lamar et giles
10 Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer Grisham John j series therodore boone
10 Bad Boy Myers Walter jb myers yes
10 The Mark of Athena Riordan Rick j series heroes
10 The Rose That  Grew from Concrete Shakur Tupac 811 sh yes
10 Taking  Sides Soto Gary j fiction soto
10 The Scorpio Races Stiefvater Maggie ya stiefvater yes
10 The Fifth Wave Yancey Rick ya yancey
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
10-Honors The Color of Water McBride James 301.45 McB
10-Honors The Things They Carried O’Brien Tim Fiction o’brien A
10-Honors The Catcher in the Rye Salinger J.D. fiction salinger yes
10-Honors Almost a Woman Santiago Esmeralda B Santiago
10-Honors TheGlass Castle Walls Jeannette B Walls
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
11 Unraveling Freedom Bausum Ann J 940.373 BAU yes
11 Mockingjay Collins Suzanna Ya Collins yes
11 My Losing Season Conroy Pat B Conroy
11 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Dick Philip Fiction Dick
11 The Ruins of Gorlan Flanagan John Et Flanagan
11 Doctor Sleep King Stephen Fiction King
11 It King Stephen Fiction King
11 Cinder Meyer Marissa Et Meyer yes
11 Bad Boy Myers Walter JB Myers yes
11 The Mark of Athena Riordan Rick J Series Heroes
11 Divergent Roth Veronica Ya Roth
11 Lucky Sebold Alice 362.88 Se
11 The Rose That  Grew from Concrete Shakur Tupac 811 Sh
11 Taking  Sides Soto Gary J Fiction Soto
11 The Scorpio Races Stiefvater Maggie Ya Stiefvater yes
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
11-Honors My Losing Season Conroy Pat b conroy
11-Honors Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Dick Philip K. fiction Dick
11-Honors Talon of the Silver Hawk King Raymond E. fiction king
11-Honors Doctor Sleep King Stephen fiction king
11-Honors It King Stephen fiction king
11-Honors Cinder Meyer Marissa et meyer yes
11-Honors Divergent Roth Verionica ya roth
11-Honors Lucky Sebold Alice 362 88 se yes
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
12 Unraveling Freedom Bausum Ann J 940.373 BAU yes
12 Deception Point Brown Dan fiction brown yes
12 Battle  Hymn  of the Tiger Mother Chua Amy b chua yes
12 Mockingjay Collins Suzanna ya collins
12 Brother, I’m Dying Danticat Edwidge b danticat yes
12 The Ruins of Gorlan Flanagan John et flanagan
12 Long Way Down Hornby Nick fiction hornby
12 In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an Larson Erik 943.086 larson
12 Bad Boy Myers Walter jb myers
12 The Mark of Athena Riordan Rick j series heroes yes
12 The Rose That  Grew from Concrete Shakur Tupac 811 sh
12 Hellhound on his Trail: The Stalking of Martin Sides Hampton 354.15 SID
12 Taking  Sides Soto Gary j fiction soto yes
12 The Scorpio Races Stiefvater Maggie ya stiefvater
Grade Title (**-may be required) Author Call Number e-Book
12-Honors Deception Point Brown Dan B Brown
12-Honors Battle  Hymn  of the Tiger Mother Chua Amy b chua yes
12-Honors Brother, I’m Dying Danticat Edwidge b danticat yes
12-Honors Long Way  Down Hornby Nick fiction hornby yes
12-Honors The Night Circus Morgenstern Erin Fiction Morgenstern yes
12-Honors Out Stealing Horses Petterson Per Fiction Petterson yes
12-Honors Ashfall  Mullin  Mike