Saint Agnes School
Quality Catholic Education for Grades K to 8
Summer Reading Lists
First Grade - 2011
Please see the First Grade Booklist available at Robbins Library Children's Services, Arlington. There are over one hundred books on this list. However, your child's choices are not limited to this list. The essential ingredient is to find books that spark your child's personal interest.
Required Activity: After having read a few books have your
child choose his/her favorite book on which to do the required reading
assignment on a separate piece of paper:
Second Grade - 2011
It is important that you continue to read over the summer.
I have included a list of authors for you to choose for your reading
pleasure. I would like you to read three to five selections from the
Third Grade - 2011
Please see the Third Grade Booklist available at Robbins Library Children's Services, Arlington. There are over one hundred books on this list.
It is important that you continue to read over the summer. You should be reading many books to prepare you for third grade. You are required to do two book reports which are due in September. Click here for the form.
Fourth Grade - 2011
Please read two of the five books listed below. The characters in the books meet with various problems or conflicts. These conflicts help make the story interesting.
Be ready to discuss your book choices upon
return to school in September.
James and the Giant Peach by Dahl
1. Title, Author
Fifth Grade - 2011
Please read at least three of the eight books listed below. The characters in the books deal with different problems or conflicts. These conflicts make the story interesting.
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi
Sixth Grade - 2011
Your sixth grade child is expected to read a total of three books during the summer. These books are to be selected from the list below. Upon completing the reading of each book and the report, please sign your name. This indicates that your child has completed the work to your satisfaction. Please have your child return the signed sheet to his or her homeroom teacher on the first day of school (click here for form).
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Seventh Grade - 2011
Your seventh grade child is expected to read a total of three books during the summer. These books are to be selected from the list below. A check test will be given for each book read when you return in September.
Friedrich by Peter Richter
Eighth Grade - 2011
You are required to read a total of 3 books: one from the History List and two from the General List. If it is helpful for you to take notes as a memory aid, concentrate on major characters, setting, and a brief plot summary.
History-Related List (choose one)
Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds
by Seymour Reit
General List (choose two)
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien