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Summer Reading

Below is the summer reading list for students entering 2nd - 5th grades at Gulf Shores Elementary School. If you are the parent of a student entering PreK, Kindergarten, or First grade, remember that it's never too early to foster their love for reading. We encourage you to read aloud to your children daily. If you need children's books, check out the children's book collection at the Thomas B. Horton Public Library. 


Any of the series below:
The Magic Tree House series
Cam Jansen series
Junie B Jones series
Flat Stanley series
My Weird School Series


Read both books below:
Wishtree, by Katherine Applegate
Because of Winn Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo



Read both books below:
Frindle by Andrew Clements 
The Hundred Dresses, by Eleanor Estes



Read one book from the list below: 
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Early Thunder by Jean Fritz
From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil, by E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg