Book List

Year 1

My Side of the Mountain – Jean Craighead George

The Call of the Wild – Jack London

The Sign of the Beaver – Elizabeth George Speare

The Island of the Blue Dolphins – Scott O’Dell

Bud Not Buddy – Christopher Paul Curtis

Edward’s Eyes – Patricia Maclachlan

The Magic Puppeteer – Katherine Paterson

Year 2

Wonderstruck – Brian Selznick

Silverwing – Kenneth Oppel

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nihm – Robert O’Brien

Snow Treasure – Marie McSwigan

Tale of Despereaux  – Kate Dicamillo

The One and Only Ivan – Katherine Applegate

The Underneath – Kathi Appelt

The Dreamer – Pam Munoz Ryan

Crispin: The Cross of Lead – Avi

The Bronze Bow – Elizabeth George Speare

Year 3

Wrinkle in Time – Madelyn L’Engle

Wednesday Wars – Gary Schmidt

From Norvelt to Nowhere – Jack Gantos

Benjamin Weatherby’s Practical Bestiary – Josh Bishop

Where the Red Fern Grows – Wilson Rawls

Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Greene

Ghost – Jason Reynolds

Paperboy – Vince Vawter

Year 4

Mrs Bixby’s Last Day – John David Anderson

Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes – Eleanor Coerr

Shadow Children Book 1: Among the Hidden – Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Crossover – Kwame Alexander

Breaking Stalin’s Nose – Eugene Yelchin

Al Capone Does My Shirts – Gennifer Choldenko  

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground – Rita Garcia-Williams

The Badger Knight – Katherine Erskine

The Circuit – Francisco Jimenez