Core Knowledge Summer Reading List

Preschool – Level 1
Three Little Pigs
Goldilocks & the Three Bears
The Lion & Mouse
Gingerbread Boy
Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Curious George
Make Way for Ducklings
The Snowy Day
Ask Mr. Bear
Are You My Mother?
The Little Red Hen
The Carrot Seed
Millions of Cats
A Boy, A Dog, A Frog
Good Dog, Carl
Harold & the Purple Crayon
Cat in the Hat
The Runaway Bunny
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Preschool – Level 2
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Caps for Sale
Mike Mulligan & His Steam Shovel
The Park Bench
Blueberries for Sal
How Turtle Flew South for the Winter
The Little Engine That Could
Sam and the Tigers
The Shoemaker and the Elves
The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote
Uncle Jed’s Barbershop
Why Flies Buzz in People’s Ears
Amazing Grace
The Littles
Where the Wild Things Are
Children Just Like Me
Miss Rumphius
Aesop’s Fables
The Dog and His Shadow
The Lion and the Mouse
The Hare and the Tortoise
The Grasshopper and the Ants
The Three Little Pigs
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Momotaro: Peach Boy
The Little Red Hen
Chicken Little
Little Red Riding Hood
The Story of Jumping Mouse
The Bremen Town Musicians
The Ugly Duckling
The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids
King Midas and the Golden Touch
Snow White
How Many Spots Does a Leopard Have?
In Which Pooh Goes Visiting and Gets into a Tight Place
(from Winnie-the-Pooh)
The Velveteen Rabbit
K-2 (Primary)
Little House on the Prairie
Aesop’s Fables
Black Beauty
Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Tales of Peter Rabbit
The Selfish Giant
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
The Wild Swans
The Snow Queen
The Red Shoes
The Tinder Box
Five Chinese Brothers
The Tales of Uncle Remus
Peter Pan
3-5 (Intermediate)
Mary Poppins
Little Men
An Old-Fashioned Girl
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Anne of Green Gables
The Little Princess
The Wind in the Willows
Tales of the Arabian Nights
Jungle Book
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
6-8 (Middle School)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Three Musketeers
Great Expectations
Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
White Fang
Around the World in Eighty Days
A Tale of Two Cities