Summer Reading

NardinReads 2019

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

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

Grade 1

Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo
The Night Before First Grade by Natasha Wing

Grade 2

Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry

Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden
The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein

Students are encouraged to read a variety of books from a variety of genres.
Activity: BINGO board (click for board)

Grade 3

Where is the Grand Canyon? by Jim O’Connor
Ron's Big Mission by Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden
The Missing Piece by Shel Silverstein

AND


Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School by Julie Falatko OR Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

Grade 4

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg

Grade 5

Choose 1: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen OR Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

AND

Choose a nonfiction book of your choice

Grade 6

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

Grade 7

Of Beetles and Angels by Mawi Asgedom
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

Grade 8

Night by Elie Wiesel
Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan