Summer Reading Lists

Summer Reading

TESD Summer Reading

St. Norbert’s School Summer Reading

GVSD Summer Reading


Tredyffrin Easttown Summer Reading

Middle School

Incoming 5th graders:


Incoming 6th graders:

Incoming 6th and 7th graders should select one novel from the following list:

Incoming Accelerated/Academic 9th Graders should select two novels by different authors and Honors 9th graders should read a minimum of three novels by different authors from the following list:

Incoming 10th graders:

Seminar students should choose one title from the following list:

10th graders in the accelerated program:

10th graders in the honors program:

Incoming 11th & 12th graders:

British Literature Accelerated:

British Literature Honors (both are required):

European Literature Accelerated/Academic should choose a work of literature from one of the following authors:

Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Laurence Cosse
Alexandre Dumas
Zlata Filipovic
Gustave Flaubert
Karin Fossum
Herman Hesse
Peter Høeg
Victor Hugo
Milan Kundera
Arturo Perez-Reverte
Fred Vargas
Carlos Ruiz Zafron

European Literature Honors:

Comparative Literature Accelerated:

Comparative Literature Honors (both are required):

Language and Composition Accelerated/Academic:

Language and Composition Honors (both are required):

Language and Compostition A.P. (both are required):

Literature and Compostition A.P. (both are required):

Writer’s Craft Accelerated and Honors (there are some short stories required as well):


St. Norbert’s Summer Reading

Incoming kindergartners:


Incoming 1st graders:


Incoming 2nd graders:


Incoming 3rd graders:


Incoming 4th graders:

Incoming 5th graders are required to read Rules by Cynthia Lord and 3 additional novels from the elementary 2016-2017 Reading Olympics List

Incoming 6th graders are required to read:

Incoming 7th graders are required to read:


Students are also recommended to read the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

Incoming 8th graders are required to read:


Students are also recommended to read A Separate Peace by John Knowles


Great Valley School District Summer Reading

Elementary School

All Students should read at least six books, with at least two by their grade level author.

Incoming Kindergarten: Rosemary Wells
Incoming 1st grade: Kevin Henkes
Incoming 2nd grade: Cynthia Rylant
Incoming 3rd grade: Megan McDonald
Incoming 4th grade: Patricia Polacco
Incoming 5th grade: Andrew Clements

Incoming 6th grader are required to read (+ an additional novel):

In addition, incoming 6th graders should select one novel from the following list:

Incoming 7th graders are required to select 2 novels from the following list:

Incoming 8th graders are required to select 2 novels from the following list:


ALSC Association of Library Services to Children

Summer Reading Lists 2016

ALSC 2016 Birth to PreK

ALSC 2016 Grades K-2

ALSC 2016 Grades 3-5