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LITERATURE SELECTIONS BY GRADE

 
FIRST GRADE

Sing Spell, Read and Write
Little Bear, Minarik
Blueberries For Sal, McCloskey
Amelia Bedelia, Parish

Lentil, McCloskey

Luke 2

 

Frog and Toad are Friends, Lobel
It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny, Sadler
The Biggest Bear, Benchley
Sam the Minute Man, Benchley
The 100th Day of School, Medearis

 
SECOND GRADE

Slide Down the Sky, Open Court Reader

Senefer, Lumpkin

Bears on Hemlock Mountain, Dalgliesh

The Little House in the Big Woods, Wilder

Mummies, Milton

Matchlock Gun, Edmunds

Nate the Great and the Lost List, Sharmat

 

From Sea to Shining Sea, Open Court Reader

Make Way For the Ducklings, McCloskey

Three Dollar Mule, Bulla

Tut’s Mummy Lost and Found, Donnelly

The Velveteen Rabbit, Williams

The Courage of Sarah Noble, Dalgliesh

 

THIRD GRADE

Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Atwater

Little Pilgrim’s Progress, Taylor

Alexander the Great, Green

The Sign of the Beaver, Speare

 

Charlotte’s Web, White

Farmer Boy, Wilder

Misty of Chincoteague, Henry

Detectives in Togas, Winterfeld

Arnold Lobel’s Fables, Lobel

 

 FOURTH GRADE

Black Beauty, Sewell

The Door in the Wall, de Angeli

Ink on His Fingers, Vernon

The Magician’s Nephew, Lewis

Henry Reed, Inc., McCloskey

 

Adam of the Road, Gray

Morning Star of the Reformation, Thomson

Thunderstorm in the Church, Vernon

The Story of Rolf, French

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dahl

 FIFTH GRADE

Where the Red Fern Grows, Rawls

King Arthur, Green

Call It Courage, Sperry

Johnny Tremain, Forbes

Tuck Everlasting, Babbit

 

Sir Gibbie, MacDonald

The Hobbit, Tolkein

Carry on Mr. Bowditch, Latham
Island of the  Blue Dolphins, O’Dell

Witch of Blackbird Pond, Speare

 

SIXTH GRADE

Kidnapped, Stevenson

Hiding Place, ten Boom

A Christmas Carol, Dickens

Jungle Book, Kipling

From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Konigsburg

Biography, Student’s Choice

 

Call of the Wild, London

Across Five Aprils, Hunt

The Phantom Toll Booth, Juster

Watership Down, Adams

 

SEVENTH GRADE

The Children’s Homer, Column

Silas Marner, Eliot

Traditional Logic Book 1

Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare

To Kill A Mockingbird, Lee

Wheelock’s Latin

 

 EIGHTH GRADE

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare

The Pilgrim’s Progress, Bunyan

Lord of the Flies, Golding

Intermediate Logic

 

Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare

Robinson Crusoe, Defoe 

Animal Farm, Orwell

 

NINTH GRADE

Twelfth Night, Shakespeare

Hamlet, Shakespeare

Great Expectations, Dickens

A Pocket Style Manual - Theban Plays (Oedipus and Antigone), Sophocles

 

Cicero’s First Catilinarian Oration

Pride and Prejudice, Austen

Brave New World, Huxley

Anthem, Rand

 

TENTH GRADE

The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne

The Red Badge of Courage, Crane

As I Lay Dying, Faulkner

From Alpha to Omega text (grades 10-12)

The Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary

 

Death of a Salesman, Miller

The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald

The Old Man and the Sea, Hemingway

From Alpha to Omega Workbook

 

ELEVENTH GRADE

Iliad of Homer

The Oresteia, Aeschylus

Three Roman Plays: Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra

 

The Aeneid, Virgil

The Everlasting Man, Chesterton

 

TWELFTH GRADE

Paradise Lost, Milton

The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer

The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare

Beowulf

 

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Tolkein

Henry V, Shakespeare

Jude the Obscure, Hardy

Macbeth, Shakespeare

 

 

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