Books

Students kindergarten through fifth grade are encouraged to participate in reading programs throughout the year. The Kindergarten, first, third, fourth and fifth grade students may participate in the following city and state supported programs.  Please click on the links for additional information about these programs.  The second grade students may participate in a Graden Elementary Caldecott Reading Program, and must read 10 Caldecott winners before the end of the year. 

Building Block Picture Book Award website (opens in new window)Kindergarten Reading Program     Read or listen to all 10 books on list.

 
Show Me Readers Award website (opens in new window)
                       First Grade Reading Program     Read or listen to at least 6 books on list.

Caldecott Award website (opens in new window) Second Grade Reading Program    Read or listen to 10 Caldecott books.

Great Kids Can Read website (opens in new window)

Great Kids Can Read                       Third Grade Reading Program    Read or listen to 4 books on list.

Mark Twain Readers Award website (opens in new window)Fourth and Fifth Grade Reading Program    Read or listen to 4 books on list.