An ongoing, mostly complete list of books we’ve read this school year:


Family Read Aloud:

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate  — Jacqueline Kelly

The Thing About Luck— Cynthia Kadohata

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher— Dana Alison Levy

Slave Dancer–Paula Fox  (not something I’d recommend for kids under 10)

Land of Stories book 2 –Chris Colfer

Happy Times in Noisy Village –Astrid Lindgren

Paddle to the Sea–Holling Clancy Holling

Trumpet of the Swan–E.B. White

Little House in the Big Woods–Laura Ingals Wilder

Farmer Boy–L.I.Wilder

On the Banks of Plum Creek

The Mysterious Benedict Society, book 1 —Trenton Lee Stewart



Percy Jackson and the Olympians books 1-3  Rick Riordan

Calvin and Hobbes — Bill Waterson

Amos Fortune Free Man–Elizabeth Yates

I am Malala–Malala  Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

Pictures of Hollis Woods–Patricia Reilly Giff

The Fault in our Stars–John Green

Eleanor and Park–Rainbow Rowell

El Deafo–Cece Belle

The Nest–Kenneth Opel

Number the Stars–Lois Lowry



Love, From the Fifth Grade Celebrity–Patricia Reilly Giff

The Land of Stories, books 1 and 2–Chris Colfer

The Midwife’s Apprentice–Karen Cushman

Are You There God, It’s me Margaret?–Judy Blume

The Family Under the Bridge–Natalie Savage Carlson


Kale:  (too many picture books to count–but I’ll try to list our favorites)

Walter the Baker–Eric Carl

Tony’s Bread–Tomie DiPaola


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