Summer Reading Books for Grades 3-5 by the ALSC

Summer Reading Books for Grades  3-5 by the ALSC
The Association for Library Service for Children gets book recommendations from children all over the country. Then, they compile a list of great books for kids to read in the summer. Summer reading is important for kids to continue their educational progress.

What is the single most important predictor of academic success? When parents read to their children every night, they are more likely to become academically proficient. Being able to read well is the basis for all academic pursuits. This list has many wonderful books to pique a child's interest and creativity! Enjoy that special reading time as a family.

Summer Reading Books for Grades 3-5

*Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle by Hilda Eunice Burgos Tu Books, 2018, ISBN: 9781620143629.
*Aquicorn Cove by Katie O'Neill Oni Press, 2018, ISBN: 9781620105290.
*The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell Knopf Books, 2018, ISBN: 9781524719371.
*Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia, illustrated by Frank Morrison Amistad, 2017, ISBN: 9780062215918.
*Drawn Together by Minh Le, illustrated by Dan Santat Disney-Hyperion, 2018, ISBN: 9781484767603.
*Flying Lessons & Other Stories Edited by Ellen Oh Crown Books, 2017, ISBN: 9781101934593.
*Front Desk by Kelly Yang Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books, 2018, ISBN: 9781338157796.
*Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly, illustrated by Isabel Roxas Greenwillow Books, 2017, ISBN: 9780062414151.
*The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio Wendy Lamb Books, 2018, ISBN: 9781524717940.
*Julian Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love Candlewick Press, 2018, ISBN: 9780763690458.
*Knights vs. Dinosaurs by Matt Phelan Greenwillow Books, 2018, ISBN: 9780062686237
*Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano, illustrated by Mirelle Ortega Walden Pond Press, 2018, ISBN: 9780062498465.
*Makoons by Louise Erdrich HarperCollins, 2016, ISBN: 9780060577933.
*Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books, 2017, ISBN: 9780545870740.
*Mighty Jack and the Goblin King by Ben Hatke First Second, 2017, ISBN: 9781626722675.
*National Parks of the U.S.A. by Kate Siber, illustrated by Chris Turnham Wide Eyed, 2018, ISBN: 9781847809766.
*The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books, 2018, ISBN: 9780545946179.
*Real Friends by Shannon Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham First Second, 2017, ISBN: 9781626724167.
*Rocket to the Moon! Big Ideas That Changed the World #1 by Don Brown Abrams, 2019, ISBN: 978419734045.
*Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks Disney-Hyperion, 2018, ISBN: 9781368008440.
*Sarai and the Meaning of Awesome by Monica Brown and Sarai Gonzalez, illustrated by Christine Almeda Scholastic, 2018, ISBN: 9781338236682.
*Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez Roaring Brook Press, 2018, ISBN: 9781626728585.
*Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier Abrams, 2018, ISBN: 9781419731402.
*Waste of Space by Stuart Gibbs Simon & Schuster, 2018, ISBN: 9781481477796.
*We're Not from Here by Geoff Rodkey Crown Books, 2019, ISBN: 9781524773045.

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