2021 Elementary Summer Reading Lists
This list, compiled by Learning Media Services, includes suggested authors and titles to assist parents in choosing books that reflect their child’s reading level, interests, and family values.
Many reading levels appear among students in the same grade. These suggestions include concept books, pre-primers and primers for developing readers, picture books enjoyed by a wide audience, series for developing readers, chapter books suitable for more advanced readers, and books to encourage a variety of nonfiction interests.
Book lists with current popular titles are also widely available on the Internet. Check these sites for titles that may interest your student:
All Grade Levels: Children’s Book Council - Children’s Choice Awards
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade: Texas Library Association 2x2 Reading Lists
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade: Dallas ISD - Luminarias list, PK-3rd grade, Bilingual and Spanish. Many authors listed below also publish in Spanish.
3rd - 5th Grade: Texas Library Association Bluebonnet Reading Lists for grades 3-6