Acton Academy Mesilla Valley

EAGLE PICKS FOR RECOMMENDED READING (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)

Laura Sandefer

September 19, 2013

Since my last post, several people have requested seeing the list of books our elementary students recommend. Here is their “two thumbs up” collection – so far:

A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle

Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson

The Candymakers, Wendy Mass

The Giver, Lois Lowry

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl

Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Maniac Magee, Jerry Spinelli

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, Robert C. O’Brien

My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighead George

Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie

The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

The Trumpet of the Swans, E.B. White

The Wizard of Oz, Frank L. Baum

The list will grow as the reading continues…

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