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2020 School Summer Reading Lists: St. Mary Magdalen School

This guide provides links to the Delaware Library Catalog for school summer reading lists.for public, private, and charter schools.


Grade K

Read at least 10 of the following:

Any alphabet or counting book - see Children's Librarian for suggestions.

Any non-fiction book about animals - see Children's Librarian for suggestions.

Any book by the following authors:

Grade 1

Read 6 books: 

Any 3 Nonfiction Books

  • A book on plants or animals
  • A book on any famous person in American history
  • A book on weather
  • A book on planets or the Sun
  • A book with a patriotic them

Any 3 fiction books

  • a fantasy book
  • a fairy tale book
  • a folktale book

Grade 2

Read 5 books 

  • 1 biography
  • 1 fiction

3 Non-fiction books

  • a landform book
  • an animal book 
  • a space book

Grade 3

Read the following:


  •  Read one grade appropriate biography.
  •  Read a grade appropriate nonfiction book about animals

Grade 4

Read the following 3 books:

Grade 5

Read 2 books:

  • One biography at fifth-grade reading level.
  • One grade-appropriate book of choice

Grade 6

Read two age-appropriate chapter books of choice.

Grade 7

Read two chapter books of choice.

Grade 8

Read two chapter books of choice.