Summer Reading

Click to view the Nardin Reads Summer Reading Program Letter

All of Nardin Elementary’s required summer reading can be found below.

Students should read what is listed for the grade they are entering in September.

Kindergarten

How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer

Grade 1

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff
If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer

Grade 2

Students are encouraged to read a variety of books from a variety of genres.
Activity: BINGO board (Click to download!)
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer

Grade 3

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Where is Niagara Falls? by Megan Stine
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer

Grade 4

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
A non-fiction chapter book of your choice
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer

Grade 5

Choose 1: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen OR Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
AND Pay It Forward: Young Readers Edition by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Grade 6

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Pay It Forward: Young Readers Edition by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Grade 7

of beetles and angels by Mawi Asgedom
Pay It Forward: Young Readers Edition by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Grade 8

Night by Elie Wiesel
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Pay It Forward: Young Readers Edition by Catherine Ryan Hyde