Great Hearts Christos K-5 Reading List

Kindergarten: Little Bear • Mouse Soup • Mike Mulligan • The Velveteen Rabbit • Mr. Popper’s Penguins • Little Bear’s Visit • Father Bear Comes Home • Grasshopper on the Road

1st Grade: Owl at Home • Frog and Toad Collection • A Bargain for Frances • Sam the Minuteman • My Father’s Dragon • The Bears on Hemlock Mountain • George the Drummer Boy • The Tale of Peter Rabbit • Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie • Bedtime for Frances

2nd Grade: Boxcar Children • Charlotte’s Web • Little House in the Big Woods • Cricket in Times Square • Sarah, Plain and Tall • The Courage of Sarah Noble • The Hundred Dresses • Elmer and the Dragon •  The Dragons of Blueland • The Borrowers

3rd Grade: The Little House on the Prairie • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe • Pinocchio • Trumpet of the Swan • The Little Prince •  The Real Thief • The Moffats • The Horse and his Boy • Stuart Little • Paddle to the Sea • Bambi • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

4th Grade: Prince Caspian • Carry on, Mr. Bowditch • The Princess and the Goblin • The Adventures of Robin Hood • Wizard of Oz • King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table • Pollyanna • Peter Pan • The Silver Chair • Island of the Blue Dolphins • Farmer Boy • Bud, Not Buddy

5th Grade: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader • Where the Red Fern Grows • Secret Garden • Across Five Aprils • The Jungle Book • The Phantom Tollbooth • A Wrinkle in Time • The Wise Woman • The Magician’s Nephew • My Side of the Mountain • Little Women • Through the Looking Glass

*works will be chosen from the above lists