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Abby's Favorite Books


  • All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
  • Boo Hoo Bird by Jeremy Tankard
  • Book Fiesta: A Children's Day/Book Day Celebration by Pat Mora
  • Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Wombat Walkabout by Carol Diggory Shields
  • Betty Goes Bananas by Steve Antony
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña
  • Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  • The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney



    First Grade

    • The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
    • Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters by Lenore Look
    • My Abuelita by Tony Johnston
    • My People by Langston Hughes
    • The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
    • Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride by Andrea Davis Pinkney
    • Willow by Denise Brennan-Nelson
    • Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales by Lucy Cousins
    • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
    • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats


      Second Grade

      • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
      • The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
      • Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
      • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
      • The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
      • The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
      • Dino-hockey by Lisa Wheeler
      • If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Joffe Numeroff
      • Boomer Goes to School by Constance W. McGeorge
      • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

      Third Grade

      • John Henry by Julius Lester
      • Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe
      • Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
      • Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell
      • Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
      • Matilda by Roald Dahl
      • Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard
      • Night of the Ninjas (Magic Tree House, #5) by Mary Pope Osborne
      • Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Encyclopedia Brown #1) by Donald J. Sobol
      • Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Greg Pizzoli

      Fourth Grade

      • The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein
      • Poppy by Avi 
      • Fire in Their Eyes by Karen Magnuson Beil
      • Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
      • Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks with Jim Haskins
      • Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
      • Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
      • Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
      • The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
      • The Crossover by Kwame Alexander


        Fifth Grade

        • We'll Never Forget you, Roberto Clemente by Trudie Engel
        • Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
        • Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline Woodson
        • Slam! By Walter Dean Myers
        • The Road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor
        • Holes by Louis Sachar
        • Death Cloud (Young Sherlock Holmes series) by Andrew Lane
        • Delicious: The Life and Art of Wayne Thiebaud by Susan Goldman Rubin
        • The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
        • A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park

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