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Suggested E-Reading Lists

Comic Relief eBooks

Bossypants by Tina Fey (2 copies Overdrive, 2 copies Libby)
Where’d you go, Bernadette by Maria Semple (13 copies Overdrive, 13 copies Libby)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (1 copy Overdrive, 1 copy Libby)
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (3 copies Overdrive, 1 copy Libby)
Naked by David Sedaris ( 3 copies Overdrive, 3 copies Libby)
Yes Please by Amy Poehler (19 copies Overdrive, 19 copies Libby)
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (29 copies Overdrive, 10 copies Libby)
Dear Girls by Ali Wong ( 5 copies Overdrive, 5 copies Libby)
Is Everyone Hanging Out With Me? by Mindy Kaling (25 copies Overdrive, 25 copies Libby)
Paddle Your Own Canoe by Nick Offerman (1 copy Overdrive, 1 copy Libby)

Available only as an eAudiobook:
 A Confederacy of Dunces by John Peter Toole (2 eAudiobooks Overdrive)

Pandemic eBook Fiction

Blindness by Jose Saramago
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson 
Fireman by Joe Hill
The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey
Nemesis by Philip Roth 
The Passage by Justin Cronin 
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Stand by Stephen King 
World War Z by Max Brooks 
World Without End by Ken Follett

Pulitzer Prize Winners 2015-2019
NY Times Bestsellers 2020


January 5 to February 2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
February 9 to February 16. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins 
February 23. Golden in Death by J.D. Robb 
March 8. One Minute Out by Mark Greanery 
March 15. Blindside by James Patterson and James O. Born. 
March 22. House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas
March 29 The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel


January 5 to January 26. Educated by Tara Westover
February 2 Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
February 9 A Very Stable Genius by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig
February 16 Profiles in Corruption by Peter Schweizer
February 23 to March 1 Open Book by Jessica Simpson and Kevin Carr O’Leary
March 8. The Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant
March 15 to March 23. The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larson 
March 29. Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Grade 1 Easy Readers & Picture Books

Adler, David Get a Hit, Mo!  and other titles
Arnold, Tedd Shoo, Fly Guy!  and other titles
Capucilli, Alyssa Biscuit  and other titles
DePaola, Tomie The Cloud Book
Dooley, Norah Everybody Cooks Rice
Freeman, Dan Corduroy Lost and Found
Galdone, Paul Little Red Riding Hood and other titles
Henkes, Kevin Penny and Her Song and other titles
Hills, Tad How Rocket Learned to Read and other titles, Duck and Goose and other titles
Keats, Ezra Jack The Snowy Day and other titles
Lester, Helen Tacky the Penguin and other titles
Long, Loren What Does Otis See?
Lopshire, Robert Put Me in the Zoo
McCloskey, Robert Blueberries for Sal Make Way for DucklingsOne Morning in Maine
Rathman, Peggy Good Night, Gorilla , Officer Buckle and Gloria
Rinker, Sherri Mighty, Mighty Construction Site and other titles
Rockwell, Lizzie Hiking Day , Plants Feed Me
Rylant, Cynthia Mr. Putter and Tabby Drop the Ball and other titles
Schachner, Judy Skippyjon Jones and other titles
Seuss, Dr. Hop on Pop and other titles
Step into Reading Series Many titles
Waddell, Martin Owl Babies 

Grade 2 Picture Books & Easy Readers

Adler, David Picture Book of Rosa Parks and other titles
Barner, Bob Dinosaur Bones and other titles
Beaty, Andrea Ada Twist, Scientist and other titles
Eastman, P.D. Are You My Mother? and other titles
Falconer, Ian Olivia and other titles
Gibbons, Gail From Seed to Plant and other titles
Hoff, Syd Sammy the Seal
Kann, Victoria Pinkalicious and other titles
Lobel, Arnold Frog and Toad Are Friends and other titles
Mattick, Lindsay Finding Winnie
O’Connor, Jane Fancy Nancy and the Boy From Paris  and other titles
Parish, Herman Amelia Bedelia  By the Yard and other titles
Rylant, Cynthia Annie and Snowball and the Dress-Up Birthday and other titles
Seuss, Dr. Cat in the Hat and other titles
Weinman, Marjorie Nate the Great and other titles
Van Allsburg, Chris Jumanji , Polar Express

Grade 2 Summer Reading Books

Miss Nelson Is Missing by Harry Allard (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK
Roscoe Riley Rules series by Katherine Applegate (overdrive) EBOOK
Ivy and Bean series by Annie Barrows (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
The Pain and the Great One series by Judy Blume (overdrive) EBOOK
Magic School Bus series by Joanna Cole (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK
Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Tacky the Penguin series by Helen Lester (overdrive) EBOOK
Listen, Buddy by Helen Lester (overdrive) EBOOK
Me First by Helen Lester (overdrive) EBOOK
Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (overdrive) EBOOK
One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey (overdrive) EBOOK
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey (overdrive) EBOOK
Raven by Gerald McDermott (overdrive) EBOOK
Anansi the Spider by Gerald McDermott (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK
Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK
Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Henry and Mudge series by Cynthia Rylant (overdrive) EBOOK
Annie and Snowball series by Cynthia Rylant (overdrive) EBOOK
Mr. Putter & Tabby series by Cynthia Rylant (overdrive) EBOOK
Missing May by Cynthia Rylant (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan by Cynthia Rylant (overdrive) EBOOK
Doctor De Soto by William Steig (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg (overdrive) EBOOK
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (overdrive) EBOOK
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg (overdrive) EBOOK
The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Chris Van Allsburg (overdrive) EBOOK
Knuffle Bunny series by Mo Willems (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & VIDEO
The Pigeon series by Mo Willems (overdrive) VIDEO

Grade 3 Summer Reading Books
Cam Jansen series by David Adler (overdrive) EBOOK
Danny’s Doodles series by David Adler (overdrive) EBOOK
Penguin Young Readers series and many other titles by David Adler (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Jake Drake series by Andrew Clements (overdrive) EBOOK
Going Solo, Matilda, BFG, and many other titles by Roald Dahl (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Amber Brown series by Paula Danziger (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
How to Be Cool in the Third Grade by Betsy Duffey (overdrive) EBOOK
The Math Wiz by Betsy Duffey (overdrive) EBOOK
Hey, New Kid! by Betsy Duffey (overdrive) EBOOK
Mallory on the Move by Laurie Friedman (overdrive) EBOOK
The Zack Files series by Dan Greenburg (overdrive) EBOOK
My Weird School series by Dan Gutman (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
House of Bunnicula series by James Howe (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK
Helen Keller by Johanna Hurwitz (overdrive) EBOOK
Horrible Harry series by Suzy Kline (overdrive) EBOOK 
Katie Kazoo series by Nancy Krulik (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
George Brown, Class Clown by Nancy Krulik (overdrive) EBOOK
Judy Moody & Stink series by Megan McDonald (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Clementine series & other titles by Sara Pennypacker (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Marvin Redpost series by Louis Sachar (overdrive) EBOOK
The Time Warp Trio series by Jon Scieszka (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald J. Sobol (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK
The Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner (overdrive) AUDIOBOOK & EBOOK 
Grade 4 Summer Reading Books

Fudge by Judy Blume 
Ramona by Beverly Cleary 
Frindle by Andrew Clements 
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo 
What Was  by various authors
Who is or Who Was  by various authors

Grade 6 Summer Reading Books

Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson – Hoopla: audiobook
The Puzzling World of Winston Breen by Eric Berlin – Overdrive: ebook
Al Capone Does my Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech – Overdrive: ebook  / Hoopla: ebook, audiobook
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Catherine Called Birdy by Karen Cushman – Overdrive: ebook  / Hoopla: ebook
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman – Hoopla: ebook
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos – Overdrive: audiobook
A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Pinch Hit by Tim Green – Hoopla: ebook
Stories by O. Henry – Overdrive: ebooks / Hoopla: ebooks
Scat by Carl Hiaasen – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Flush by Carl Hiaasen – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Swindle by Gordon Korman – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Ungifted by Gordon Korman – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle – Overdrive: ebook, ebook, ebook, audiobook
Rules by Cynthia Lord – Overdrive: ebook, ebook, audiobook
Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass – Overdrive: ebook
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass – Overdrive: ebook
Temple Grandin by Sy Montgomery – Overdrive: ebook
An American Plague by Jim Murphy – Hoopla: ebook
Wonder by R.J. Palacio – Overdrive: ebook
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook / Hoopla: ebook
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Holes by Louis Sachar – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Baseball in April by Gary Soto – Overdrive: audiobook, audiobook / Hoopla: audiobook
Crash by Jerry Spinelli – Overdrive: ebook
Loser by Jerry Spinelli – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook /Hoopla: ebook, audiobook
Knots in My Yo-Yo String by Jerry Spinelli – Overdrive: ebook
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead – Overdrive: ebook, ebook, audiobook
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson – Overdrive: ebooks
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor – Overdrive: ebook, audiobook
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen – Overdrive: ebook
Sammy Keyes by Wendelin Van Draanen – Overdrive: ebook
Around the World In Eighty Days by Jules Verne – Overdrive: ebook / Hoopla: ebook
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne – Overdrive: ebook / Hoopla: ebook, audiobook

Tween eBooks (grades 3-7)

Beginning Chapter Books: Super Series

Ivy and Bean, Annie Barrows (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
Heidi Hecklebeck, Wanda Coven (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
Judy Moody and Stink, Megan McDonald (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
Lulu, Hilary McKay (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
The Magic Treehouse, Mary Pope Osborne (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
I Survived!, Lauren Tarshis (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)

Tween Reads: Real & Funny

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Tom Angleberger (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
The Terrible Two, Mac Barnett (Overdrive, 7 copies)
Ungifted and other titles, Gordon Korman (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
I, Funny series, James Patterson (Overdrive, multiple copies of various titles)
The Dirt Diaries, Anna Staniszewski (Overdrive, always available)
Smile, Raina Telgemeier (Overdrive, 7 copies)

Tween Reads: Start an Exciting Series!

The Lightning Thief, RIck Riordan (Overdrive, 27 copies)
The Ruins of Gorlan, John Flanagan (Overdrive, 7 copies)
The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer (Overdrive, 9 copies)
Stormbreaker, Anthony Horowitz (Overdrive, 6 copies)
The School for Good and Evil, Soman Chainani (Overdrive, 9 Copies)

Tween Reads: Keep Busy

The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs, America’s Test Kitchen Kids, (Overdrive, 4 copies)
Chess for Kids, Richard James, (Overdrive, 1 copy)
Minecraft (Overdrive, multiples titles and authors)
Origami, Paul Jackson (Overdrive, 2 titles)
Slime 101, Natalie Wright (Overdrive, 2 copies) 

Teen eBooks made into Movies

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (2 copies overdrive) Soundtrack (Hoopla)
Looking for Alaska by John Green (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (4 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
Wonder by R. J. Palacio ( 1 copy overdrive)
The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (5 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
The Fault in our Stars by John Green (2 copies overdrive) Soundtrack (Hoopla)
If I Stay by Gayle Forman (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
The Fifth Wave by Rick Yancey (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins (2 copies overdrive) Soundtrack (Hoopla)
Divergent series by Veronica Roth (17 copies overdrive) Soundtrack (Hoopla)
The Outsiders  by S. E, Hinton (3 copies overdrive, 2 eAudiobooks)
Fallen by Lauren Kate (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower  by Stephen Chbosky (I copy overdrive) Soundtrack (Hoopla) 

Teen Nonfiction

Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir  by Margarita Engle (1 copy overdrive)
The 57 Bus  by Dashka Slater (1 copy overdrive)
Vincent and Theo by Deborah Heiligman (1 copy overdrive)
Laughing at my Nightmare  by Shane Burcaw
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (2 copies overdrive, 1 eAudiobook)
Americanized: Rebel without a Green Card by Sara Saedi (1 copy overdrive)
Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx by Sonia Manzano (1 copy overdrive)
How dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana (1 copy overdrive)
SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson (1 copy overdrive, eAudiobook)
Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam (1 copy overdrive)

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