Summer Reading

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CLA’s Summer Reading List

Summer Reading Logs – K-8th

Elementary School

Middle School


Needs ideas? Check out Justin Taylor’s A Christian Classical Reading List for grades 1-8.

Grades 1-3

Grades 4 & 5

Grades 6-8

Or download this list by Calvary Classical School in Hampton, Virginia.

PDF with Links


Chapter Book Suggestions:

  • A to Z Mysteries Series by Ron Roy
  • American Girl Series by Porter, Shaw, and Tripp
  • Boxcar Children Series by Gertrude Warner
  • Dog Man Series by Dav Pilkey
  • Cam Jansen Mysteries Series by David Adler
  • Cul-de-Sac Kids Series by Beverly Lewis
  • Encyclopedia Brown Series by Donald J. Sobol
  • Geronimo Stilton Series by Elisabetta Dami
  • Hopscotch Hill School Series by Valerie Tripp
  • The Imagination Station Series by Marianne Hering
  • Judy Moody Series by Megan McDonald
  • Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osbourne
  • Nate the Great Series by Marjorie W. Sharmat
  • The Sugar Creek Gang Series by Paul Hutchens
  • Who Was…? Series (Non-fiction)
  • What Was…? Series (Non-fiction)
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
  • The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
  • New Shoes by Susan Lynn Meyer
  • Mango, Abuela, and Me by Meg Medina
  • Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • Any book by Beverly Cleary
  • Any book by Lee Roddy
  • Stuart Little by E. B. White
  • The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
  • Journey to America Sonia Levitin
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia Machlachlan
  • Little House Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The Summer of Swans by Betsy Byars
  • Books by Andrew Clements