Welcome to our Summer Reading Suggestion Page! 

 

Here, you will find a wide variety of genres and levels that might interest you. 

The purpose of summer reading is to encourage the enjoyment of reading and to develop our students’ abilities to choose books for themselves.   

Use the tools to sort by grade level or genre. There is something for everyone! 

Don't forget to check out the Summer Reading Program at the Hamden Public Library!   Visit their page to download the summer reading game sheet or to sign up with READsquared to record your reading online. 

Click on the buttons below to sort books by approximate grade level.  

Use the buttons to sort books by genre or topic.

Click on the buttons below to sort books by genre.

Awkward
  • Award Winners
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
Svetlana Chmakova,
  • Graphic Novel
  • Realistic Fiction
Various covers of books from Jeff Smith's Bone series
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
Jeff Smith
  • Graphic Novel
Book covers of Dog Man series by Dav Pilkey
  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
Dav Pilkey
  • Graphic Novel
  • Humorous
Book cover for El Deafo by Cece Bell
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
Cece Bell
  • Graphic Novel
  • Memoir
George
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
Alex Gino
  • LGBTQ+
  • Realistic Fiction
Ghosts
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
Raina Telgemeier
  • Graphic Novel
Hidden Figures
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Biography
  • Picture Book
Loot
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
Jude Watson
  • Mystery
The Best Man
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
Richard Peck
  • Realistic Fiction
Book Cover for Wonder by RJ Palacio
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
R.J. Palacio
  • Realistic Fiction