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Reading Olympics for Children


For middle, junior, and senior high school reading lists, go to Reading Olympics for Teens.

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2016 Elementary Reading List


  • Adventures of a South Pole Pig/ Kurtz
  • Attack of the Turtle/ Carlson
  • Bigger than a Bread Box/ Snyder
  • Bridge to Terabithia/Paterson
  • Capture the Flag/ Messner
  • Drizzle/ VanCleve
  • El Deafo/ Bell
  • EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken/ Warner
  • From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil El Frankweiler/ Konigsburg
  • George Washington's Socks/ Woodruff
  • Great Serum Race, The : Blazing the Iditarod Trail/ Miller
  • Hatchet/ Paulsen
  • I Survived the Nazi Invasion,1944/ Tarshis
  • Ida B... and her plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and  (Possibly) Save the World/Hannigan
  • James and the Giant Peach/ Dahl
  • John Henry/Lester
  • Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe/ Lewis
  • Love that Dog/ Creech
  • Masters of Disaster/ Paulsen
  • May B. : a Novel in Verse/ Starr Rose
  • Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane/ DiCamillo
  • Moon Runner/Marsden
  • Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg/ Philbrick
  • Night I Flunked My Field Trip/ Winkler
  • Night of the Twisters/ Ruckman
  • No More Dead Dogs/ Korman
  • No Talking/ Clements
  • One Crazy Summe/ Williams-Garcia
  • Peter and the Starcatchers/ Barry
  • Poppy/ Avi
  • Punished/ Lubar
  • Rain Reign/ Martin
  • Rump: The True Story of Rumplestilskin/ Shurtliff
  • Sadakoand the Thousand Paper Cranes/ Coerr
  • Savvy/ Law
  • Shakespeare's Secret/ Broach
  • Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stories of Adopted Strays/ Kehret
  • Shoeless Joe & Me: a Baseball Card Adventure/ Gutman
  • Stuart Little/ White
  • The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaruus/ Bryant
  • Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story/ Hahn
  • Tuck Everlasting/ Babbitt
  • Who Was Ben Franklin?/Fradin
  • Wild girl/ Giff
  • Young Fredle/ Voight