SSCPS Summer Reading - LEVEL II

LEVEL II - GRADE THREE and GRADE FOUR:

All Level II students must read two books for summer reading. Listed below are some suggestions.

If you like chapter books and novels, you’ll love:

The Quickest Kid in Clarkesville by Pat Zietlow Miller

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord

A Boy Called Bat by Elena K Arnold

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandova Novel by Roshani Chokshi

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Islandborn by Junot Diaz

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin

Ruby Lee and Me by Shannon Hitchcock

The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey

Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

Penderwicks at Last (Finale) by Jeanne Birdsall

If you like series books, you’ll love:

Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows

Owl Diaries by Rebecca Elliot

The Mallory series by Laurie B. Friedman

Ruby Lu by Leonore Look

The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale

How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

Origami Yoda by Tom Angelberger

Emily Windsnap by Liz Kessler

I Survived by Lauren Tarshis

13 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

House of Robots and Treasure Hunter by James Patterson

Notebook of Doom by Trevor Cummings

Humphrey Series by Betty Birney

Warriors by Erin Hunt

Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler)

Girls Who Code by 

If you like graphic novels, you’ll love:

El Deafo by CeCe Bell

Real Friends by Shannon Hale

The Lightning Thief (graphic version) by Rick Riordan

Babysitters’ Club (graphic series) by Raina Telgemeier

Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce

Olympians: Greek Myth Series by O'Connor

Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

New Kid by Jerry Craft

If you like informational books, you’ll love:

Weird But True series by National Geographic

Rocket to the Moon! Big Ideas That Changed the World by Don Brown

Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers by Anda Beaty

many titles and topics written by Seymour Simon

Where is? ( series) by Nico Medina

How to be a Scientist by Steve Mould

Eyewitness Series

If you like poetry, you’ll love:

Hip Hop Speaks to Children by Nikki Giovanni

Poetry Speaks to Children editor Elise Paschen

Bronzeville Boys and Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks

Treasury for all Seasons edited by Julie Andrews

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452129365
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 9th, 2016

The Season of Styx Malone Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524715953
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - October 16th, 2018

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Cover Image
By Bette Bao Lord, Marc Simont (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064401753
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

A Boy Called Bat Cover Image
By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062445834
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Published: Walden Pond Press - March 13th, 2018

Matilda Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410370
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel Book 1) (Pandava Series #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368023566
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - March 19th, 2019

Wishtree Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250043221
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 26th, 2017

The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Crenshaw Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250091666
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Published: Square Fish - September 26th, 2017

Islandborn Cover Image
By Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735229860
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316038638
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2011

Ruby Lee and Me Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545782319
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 30th, 2018

The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library Cover Image
By Linda Bailey, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062440938
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 20th, 2017

Song for a Whale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524770235
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

Ginger Pye Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780544927810
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 4th, 2017

The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440420477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - March 13th, 2007

The Penderwicks at Last Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780385755696
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Published: Yearling - May 14th, 2019

Ivy & Bean – Book 1 (Ivy and Bean Books, Books for Elementary School) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811849098
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2007

Ivy and Bean One Big Happy Family (Book 11) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452164007
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 28th, 2018

Eva and Baby Mo: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #10) Cover Image
By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338298574
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Branches - February 26th, 2019

Eva and the Lost Pony: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #8) Cover Image
By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338163032
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 27th, 2018

Mallory in the Spotlight Cover Image
By Laurie Friedman, Jennifer Kalis (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780761339489
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Darby Creek (Tm) - August 2011

Ruby Lu, Brave and True Cover Image
By Lenore Look, Anne Wilsdorf (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781416913894
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 2006

How to Train Your Dragon: How to Be a Pirate Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316085281
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2010

The 13-Story Treehouse: Monkey Mayhem! (The Treehouse Books #1) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250070654
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - April 7th, 2015

The 104-Story Treehouse: Dental Dramas & Jokes Galore! (The Treehouse Books #8) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250301499
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 12th, 2019

Attack of the Shadow Smashers: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #3) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545552974
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 29th, 2013

House of Robots Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316346795
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Published: jimmy patterson - October 13th, 2015

The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781536206869
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Published: Candlewick - May 14th, 2019

How to Train Your Dragon Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316085274
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2010

Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett (Origami Yoda #4) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781419720307
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 12th, 2016

The Tail of Emily Windsnap Cover Image
By Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780763660208
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2012

Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island Cover Image
By Liz Kessler, Erin Farley (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781536206357
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338317381
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 29th, 2019

Treasure Hunters Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780316207577
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Published: jimmy patterson - May 5th, 2015

Friendship According to Humphrey Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142406335
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Published: Puffin Books - July 20th, 2006

Warriors #1: Into the Wild (Warriors: The Prophecies Begin #1) Cover Image
By Erin Hunter, Dave Stevenson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062366962
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Published: HarperCollins - March 17th, 2015

A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning Cover Image
By Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061146305
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Published: HarperCollins - May 8th, 2007

The Friendship Code #1 (Girls Who Code #1) Cover Image
By Stacia Deutsch, Reshma Saujani (Foreword by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780399542510
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Published: Penguin Workshop - August 22nd, 2017

El Deafo Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781419712173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Real Friends Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626727854
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Published: First Second - May 2nd, 2017

Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) Cover Image
By Rick Riordan, Robert Venditti, Attila Futaki (Illustrator), Jose Villarrubia (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781423117100
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 12th, 2010

Kristy’s Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545813877
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Published: Graphix - April 28th, 2015

Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gale Galligan (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338067613
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Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

Big Nate: Payback Time! Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781449497743
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 19th, 2019

Olympians: Hephaistos: God of Fire Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781626725287
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Published: First Second - January 29th, 2019

Unicorn Bowling (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 9): Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781449499389
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 23rd, 2019

New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: HarperCollins - February 5th, 2019

Weird But True! USA Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781426333712
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - March 19th, 2019

Where Is the Great Barrier Reef? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448486994
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 6th, 2016

Where Is Alcatraz? (Where Is?) Cover Image
By Nico Medina, Who HQ, David Groff (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448488837
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 24th, 2016

Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781419719103
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 4th, 2017

How to be a Scientist Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465461216
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Published: DK Children - May 9th, 2017

Rocket to the Moon!: Big Ideas that Changed the World #1 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419734045
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 5th, 2019

Destination: Moon Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062673251
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat [With CD] (Poetry Speaks Experience) Cover Image
By Nikki Giovanni, Alicia Vergel de Dios (Illustrator), Damian Ward (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781402210488
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Published: Sourcebooks - October 2008

Poetry Speaks to Children [With CD] (Poetry Speaks Experience) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781402203299
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Published: Sourcebooks Mediafusion - October 2005

Bronzeville Boys and Girls Cover Image
By Gwendolyn Brooks, Faith Ringgold (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064437721
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Published: HarperCollins - January 27th, 2015

Julie Andrews' Treasury for All Seasons: Poems and Songs to Celebrate the Year Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316040518
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2012