The Galileo School Summer Reading Lists Are Here!

Whether lounging by the pool, relaxing in the sand or picnicking in the park, summer is made for reading! The kids have chosen their summer reading selections and we thought we would post them.  Perhaps some titles will wind up on your reading list as well this summer. Perhaps you have some recommendations for us?


Payton’s Reading List Summer 2011

1.The Pearl by John Steinbeck

2.The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

3. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

4. House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

5. Haroun and The Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

6. Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

7. Curse of The Dead Man’s Forest by Victoria Laurie

8. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

9. Behind The Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I by Jane Resh Thomas

10. Joan of Arc by Kathleen Kudlinski



Jack’s Reading List Summer 2011  

1. The Kane Chronicles Rick Riordan

2. The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer

3. Animal Farm by George Orwell

4. The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer

5. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

6. Short Stories by Edgar Allen Poe

7. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

8. The Little Prince  by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

9. Joan of Arc by Kathleen Kudlinski

10.The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway



Ava’s Reading List Summer 2011  

1. All Of A Kind Family by Sydney Taylor

2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (adapted)

3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (adapted by Fern Siegel)

4. Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (adapted)

5. Joan of Arc by Kathleen Kudlinski

6. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

7. The Bobbsey Twins by Laura Lee Hope

8. The Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O’Dell

8 thoughts on “The Galileo School Summer Reading Lists Are Here!

  1. For Payton “Seventeen” Booth Tarkington
    Jack “Red Badge of Courage” Stephen Crane
    Ava “Heidi” Johana Spyri
    Not that any of you need any more books. I think your reading lists are great.

    1. Thanks Kyleigh!! You should definitely read some with me so we can discuss them. I am excited to read them all!
      -Payton

      1. Yeah that would be cool i dont have any of the books but i should definetly get some

  2. To ava: I read Tom Sawyer in second grade and it was a very good book p.s. Great job with all of your books. Have fun!

  3. The lists look great. I suggest “Where the Red Fern Grows” for Jack and did either of the girls read Anne of Green Gables???? Let me know your opinion of the adapted classics.

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