• Suggested reading

    Student Name:  Jennifer E.

    Grade:  5th

    Book Title:  A Dog’s Purpose

    Genre:   Fiction

    Author: W. Bruce Cameron

    A dog;s purpose
     A Dog’s Purpose”This is a very good book.  The author expresses the dog’s life.  It is about a dog named Toby.  Toby lives but does not know what his purpose in life is.  Toby meets this 8 year old boy named Ethan.  Toby dies, but lives again and again until he finds Ethan once more and then finally knows what his purpose in life is.

    Student Name:   Jennifer E

    Grade:  5th

    Book Title:  Sugar and Ice

    Genre:  Fiction

    Author: Kate Messner


    Sugar and IceThis is a very good book.  The main characters are Clair, Natalie and the coach.  Claire has a passion for skating on the ice.  One day the coach saw Claire on the ice and told her she had an opportunity to skate at Lake Placid for free.  When Claire goes to the lake, she starts to realize who her true enemy is.

    Student Name:  Yolanda M.

    Grade:    4th

    Book Title:  The Talent Show from the Black Lagoon

    Genre:    Fiction

    Author:    Mike Thaler

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    The Talent Show from the Black Lagoon  I loved this book so much that I want to read it again and again.  If I had this book on my bookshelf, I would read it for my reading log.  It was very funny, happy and great.  The main character is Nate.  He tries to find his talent and then he found out that his talent is playing the piano.  You have to read it to find out what happens with his talent.

    Student Name:   Manny D.

    Grade:    3rd

    Book Title:  Captain Underpants

    Genre:  Fiction

    Author:  Dav Pilkey

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    Captain Underpants” You should read this book because it’s really funny and there’s a lot of action!!  There are these things called “Flip-O-Ramas.” That’s how the action and laughs meet.  Captain Underpants is really bizarre!!  I think you will love it too.


    Student Name:  Dustin N.

    Grade:  3rd

    Book Title:  Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

    Genre:   Fiction

    Author:    Rick Riordan

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    Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters”Percy’s best friend is missing in the sea of monsters.  Tantalus has sent Carisse for the quest.  Percy sneaks out of camp for his friend – can he make it out alive or will the Cyclops kill him?  Find out what happens next.  I recommend this book because I like Greek mythology.

    Student Name:  Leah P
    Grade:  3rd

    Book Title:  Franny K. Stein Mad Scientist Frantastic Voyage

    Genre:  Fiction

    Author:  Jim Benton

    Franny Stein

    Franny K. Stein Mad Scientist Frantastic Voyage  Franny’s lab assistant Igor has just swallowed a doomsday device that is set to go off at any moment.  For any regular scientist, there is only one way to get the device.  How will they get it?  You will have to read it to find out.  It’s a great book.

    Student Name: Rosa N

    Grade:    5th

    Book Title:  A Child Called It

    Genre: Fiction

    Author:    Dave Pelzer

    A child called

    A Child Called It This is a story about a boy who was abused by his own mother.  He was not given food and he nearly died.  His mom drinks heavily.  Dave Pelzer is that boy.  It is good and has lots of details.  It is for older kids.  It is one of the best books I have ever read.


    Student Name:  Angelica H.

    Grade:  3rd

    Book Title: “The Bailey School Kids – Dracula Doesn’t Play Kickball

    Author:      Debbie Dadey

    Bailey School

    “The Bailey School Kids – Dracula Doesn’t Play Kickball” There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City.  But has the king of all vampires returned to Bailey School to be the new playground monitor?  This book is about some kids called Liza, Howie, Melody and Eddie.  They are trying to find out if Mr. Drake is a vampire.

    Student Name:   Louie N.

     Grade:   4th

    Book Title:  “How to Train Your Dragon”

    Author:    Cressida Cowell


    How to Train Your Dragon” Hiccup went to find his dragon to train with his group because they have a task to see if they’re true Hooligans to be part of their tribe.  I definitely recommend this book to a student who likes adventures and bravery.

    Student Name:   Mikaela A.

    Grade:   4th

    Book Title:  “The Puppy Place”

    Author:     Ellen Miles

     “The Puppy Place” The Puppy Place books are very good.  They talk about how they care about dogs and how you can take care of them yourself.  If you read the “Puppy Place” books you will see how Charles and Lizzie go find abandoned dogs that are all alone.  Charles and Lizzie will help the dogs find a loving home where they would be happy,

    Student Name:  Kimberly S.

    Grade:  3rd

    Book Title:  “The Giving Tree”

    Author:   Shel Silverstein


    “The Giving Tree” The book is about a little boy that came to a tree and he would play with the tree and time went by and the tree was alone and one day the boy comes back and he asks the tree for money, a house and a boat.  She gives him things that she had and when he comes back one more time she was just a stump!  (Mrs. Richardson loves this book as well and recommends it highly!!)

    Student Name:   Angel V.

    Grade:   3rd

    Book Title:    Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

    Author: Judy Blume


    “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” This book was funny and sad at the same time.  It is about a boy who wins a turtle at his friend’s birthday party and his little brother who always messes around with it.  One day when the boy comes home from school his brother did something with the turtle.  Read this book to find out what happened to the boy, his brother and the turtle.

    Student Name:  Louie N.

    Grade:  4th

    Book Title:  The Invention of Hugo Cabret”

    Author:  Brian Selznick

    The Invention of Hugo Cabret” In the story Hugo’s family has died, but Hugo has a automaton that he thinks has a message from his father, but he doesn’t have the key.  He notices that a girl named Isabel has the key and so their adventure begins along with Grandpa John a famous movie make and magician.  I recommend this book for readers to learn the true wonders of the world.  I also recommend this book to the kids that like artists, movies and even mystery.

    Student Name: Melany M.

    Grade:   3rd

    Book Title:   “Ramona’s World”

    Author:   Beverly Cleary


     “Ramona’s World” Ramona is in 4th grade, and her first day of school is great.  But the next day it is not so good and she wants to become an adult.  It bothers her that her older sister Beezus doesn’t seem to have a problem with others at school and want to be like her.

    Student Name:   Brianna G.

    Grade:   5th

    Book Title: “Hunger Games”

    Author:   Suzanne Collins


    “Hunger Games” “The Hunger Games” is about a poor girl named Katniss and she lives in District 12 and every district has to have a volunteer for the reaping.  One boy and girl from each district has to go to the capitol to get ready for the battle.  At the end they find out that two people from the same district can win the hunger games.  (Book will only be checked out to 6-8th grade students)

    Student Name:   Manny D.

    Grade:    3rd

    Book Title:  Superhero – The Grateful Fred”

    Author:   Greg Trine


    Superhero – The Grateful FredThis book is about a kid named Melvin and his sidekick Candace.  They are trying to save a band called “The Grateful Fred” from one of the evilest villains.  It gets really exciting.  That’s why you should read Superhero.

    Student Name:   Bryan D.

    Grade:    3rd

    Book Title:  “Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Monster Movie”

    Author:     David A. Adler


    “Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Monster Movie” This book is about Cam and Eric going to the movies on a winter day, only to find the film stolen and how they find and catch the thief.


    Student Name:     Erick L.

    Grade:  4th

    Book Title:   “Green Eggs and Ham”

    Author:   Dr. Seuss


    “Green Eggs and Ham”  I will tell others to read this book because it is funny.  One funny part is when they ask someone to try green eggs and ham, but the character say “no.”  They keep following and asking him over and over again and all the places he can eat it until he finally says he will try it.

    Student Name:  Leah P.

    Grade:     3rd

    Book Title:  “Violet Raines Almost Got Struck by Lightning”

    Author:    Danette Haworth


    “Violet Raines Almost Got Struck by Lightning” Violet Raines isn’t scared of much.  She’s lived in the sleepy Florida town of Mitchell Hammock all her life and things are just the way she likes them.  But Violet’s world changes in a flash when Melissa arrives from a big city.  All of a sudden, Violet is supposed to want to wear makeup and talk to boys?  It will take the help of Violet’s friends and her mom.  Find out more when you read.  I love this book!!

Last Modified on January 10, 2020