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ESD Lower School Online Book Fair

Welcome to The Episcopal School of Dallas Lower School Summer Reading Page! Below are Required Reading Options and Suggested Reading Options for rising Primer—4th grade students. 


RISING PRIMER SUGGESTED READING OPTIONS
These books are meant to be read together or on your own! They rhyme, have repetitive language, and encourage rereading. The biggest take away is time spent with a book.
 

Baby Monkey, Private Eye Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338180619
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scholastic Press - February 27th, 2018

Tiny Goes Back to School Cover Image
By Cari Meister, Rich Davis (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448481340
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Penguin Young Readers - June 26th, 2014

The Doghouse (The Giggle Gang) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544850033
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 19th, 2018

Baseball Buzz (Sports Illustrated Kids Starting Line Readers) Cover Image
By CC Joven, Ed Shems (Illustrator)
$3.95
ISBN: 9781496542595
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2017

National Geographic Readers: Wild Cats (Level 1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426326776
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: National Geographic Children's Books - January 17th, 2017

Ninja on the Farm (Moby Shinobi: Scholastic Reader, Level 1) Cover Image
By Luke Flowers, Luke Flowers (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780545935371
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 27th, 2016

Shadow of the Shark (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission #25) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780553510812
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2015

DK Readers L1: LEGO Star Wars: A New Hope (DK Readers Level 1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781465420275
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: DK Children - June 16th, 2014

An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484799673
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 2nd, 2017

Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse Cover Image
By Jane Godwin, Blanca Gómez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525553816
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - August 27th, 2019

How to Read a Book Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062307811
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019


RISING 1ST GRADE SUGGESTED READING OPTIONS

These books are meant to be read on your own and together! They rhyme, have repetitive language, can be decoded, and encourage rereading.  Good readers read books everyday, reread favorite titles, and share with friends!


Fox & Chick: The Quiet Boat Ride and Other Stories (Early Chapter for Kids, Books about Friendship, Preschool Picture Books) Cover Image
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9781452152899
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - March 5th, 2019

Pug (I Like to Read) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780823439898
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Holiday House - May 8th, 2018

Big Cat (I Like to Read) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780823438815
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Holiday House - October 17th, 2017

Let's Go for a Drive! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423164821
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 2nd, 2012

Let's Say Hi to Friends Who Fly! Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780061728426
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 16th, 2010

Gran on a Fan: Silly Short Vowels Cover Image
By Kevin Bolger, Ben Hodson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062285966
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: HarperCollins - June 23rd, 2015

DK Readers L1: LEGO Star Wars: A New Hope (DK Readers Level 1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781465420275
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: DK Children - June 16th, 2014

If I Built a School Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525552918
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - August 13th, 2019

The Scarecrow Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, The Fan Brothers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062475763
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 3rd, 2019

Surprising Sharks: Read and Wonder Cover Image
By Nicola Davies, James Croft (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763627423
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Candlewick - April 26th, 2005

Perfect Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545829311
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scholastic Press - January 29th, 2019


RISING 2ND GRADE REQUIRED READING OPTIONS
Select a book that interests you, read over the summer and be ready to discuss the first week of school. Read at least ONE book from this section.


Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel (A Dyamonde Daniel Book #1) Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142415559
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Puffin Books - March 4th, 2010

The Infamous Ratsos Cover Image
By Kara LaReau, Matt Myers (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780763698751
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Candlewick - September 12th, 2017

The Princess in Black Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763678883
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781101918715
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tundra Books - October 4th, 2016

Nate the Great Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780440461265
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - April 15th, 1977

Our Principal Is a Frog! (QUIX) Cover Image
By Stephanie Calmenson, Aaron Blecha (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481466653
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - May 8th, 2018

Meet Yasmin! Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781684360222
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2018

Henry and Mudge: The First Book (Henry & Mudge) Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Suçie Stevenson (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780689810053
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Spotlight - June 1st, 1996


RISING 2ND GRADE SUGGESTED READING OPTIONS
Suggested readings are books that we know SECOND GRADERS LOVE!   Read as many as you like...start a book club, keep a journal about what you’re reading, send your ESD librarians a postcard about a favorite book, and let them know what books should be included. This list is just a suggestion!


Amy and the Missing Puppy (The Critter Club #1) Cover Image
By Callie Barkley, Marsha Riti (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442457690
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Little Simon - January 1st, 2013

The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure (The Chicken Squad #2) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442496804
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 3rd, 2016

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot (Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545630092
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 29th, 2014

Super Cool Space Facts: A Fun, Fact-Filled Space Book for Kids Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781641525213
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Rockridge Press - September 3rd, 2019

The Everything Book of Dogs and Puppies (Everything About Pets) Cover Image
By DK
$12.99
ISBN: 9781465470102
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: DK Children - June 12th, 2018


RISING 3RD GRADE REQUIRED READING OPTIONS
Select a book that interests you, read over the summer and be ready to discuss the first week of school. Read at least ONE book from these titles.


The Terrible Two Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781419727375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 3rd, 2017

Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras #1) Cover Image
By Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781943147083
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Innovation Press - March 14th, 2017

The Rhino in Right Field Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534406278
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 21st, 2019

Pool Panic (Jake Maddox Girl Sports Stories) Cover Image
By Jake Maddox, Katie Wood (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781496526205
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2016


RISING 3RD GRADE SUGGESTED READING OPTIONS
Suggested readings are books that we know THIRD GRADERS LOVE!   Read as many as you like...start a book club, keep a journal about what you’re reading, send your ESD librarians a postcard about a favorite book, and let them know what books should be included. This list is just a suggestion! 


The Cardboard Kingdom Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524719388
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) Cover Image
By Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545623926
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 24th, 2014

Stella Díaz Has Something to Say (Stella Diaz) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781250294104
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Square Fish - January 22nd, 2019

Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) Cover Image
By Dustin Brady, Brady Jesse (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781449494865
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 10th, 2018

Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101934104
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 6th, 2018

Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented Cover Image
By Tanya Lee Stone, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627791687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 17th, 2018

Science Comics: Cats: Nature and Nurture Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250143129
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: First Second - August 13th, 2019

No More Poems!: A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse Cover Image
By Rhett Miller, Dan Santat (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316416528
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Caterpillar Summer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681197432
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 2nd, 2019


RISING 4TH GRADE REQUIRED READING OPTIONS
Select a book that interests you, read over the summer and be ready to discuss the first week of school. Read at least ONE book from these titles.


Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142408810
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - April 5th, 2007

The Dunderheads Cover Image
By Paul Fleischman, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763652395
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Candlewick - February 14th, 2012

Out of My Mind Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781416971719
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2012


RISING 4TH GRADE SUGGESTED READING OPTIONS
Suggested readings are books that we know FOURTH GRADERS LOVE!  Read as many as you like...start a book club, keep a journal about what you’re reading, send your ESD librarians a postcard about a favorite book, and let them know what books should be included. This list is just a suggestion!


Bob Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250308696
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2019

The Magic Misfits Cover Image
By Neil Patrick Harris, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator), Kyle Hilton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316355575
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

The Wild Robot Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316382007
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks (FunJungle) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534443754
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 24th, 2020

The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

The One and Only Bob Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

A Wish in the Dark Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204940
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 24th, 2020

From an Idea to Disney: How Imagination Built a World of Magic Cover Image
By Lowey Bundy Sichol, C.S. Jennings (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328453600
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019