1. Required Read- Finding Providence: The Story of Roger Williams by Avi
2. Read any two (2) books, one book should be read independently and the other can be read with an adult:
Any book from the Ivy and Bean series. by Annie Barrows
When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.
Any book in the Henry and Mudge series. by Cynthia Rylant
The stories revolve around a young boy, Henry, and his canine companion, Mudge, an English Mastiff. Throughout the series, Henry learns many lessons, usually with the help of the 182-pound Mudge, about life, loyalty and love. He has a cousin named Annie.
Any title from the Fly Guy series by Tedd Arnold
Join Buzz and his pet Fly Guy as they go on many fun adventures, solving problems and remaining the best of friends.
Any title from the Horrible Harry Series by Suzy Kline
Adventures of a grade school boy who is curious and likes to play practical jokes.
Any title from the Ling and Ting series by Grace Lin
Ling and Ting are identical twins and in this four book series they try to figure out if they enjoy being the same or should they try to prove they are different
Any title from the Mercy Watson Series by Kate DiCamillo; Ron McLarty (Read by)
Mercy Watson is a series of chapter books written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. Mercy Watson is also the fictional pig who stars in the series. Mr. and Mrs. Watson have no children. So one day, they go for a ride. They go for a drive in the country when they come to a farm that has a sign: "Pig for Sale-Cheap". Beside the sign stands an unusual pig. The farmer tells Mr. and Mrs. Watson that the pig is named Mercy and she is no ordinary pig. Instead of eating slop like other pigs, Mercy likes to eat toast with lots of butter on top, and she sleeps in a bed like a human, and she also likes to dress up and do things that other pigs cannot do. Mr. and Mrs. Watson decide to get Mercy. They take her home, and she becomes their new pet.
Any title from the Pinky and Rex series by James Howe
Pinky has twenty-seven stuffed animals, and Rex has twenty-seven dinosaurs. They have everything the same, and that's the way it should be with best friends. So what do they do when there's only one pink dinosaur in the museum gift shop, and they both want it? Could Pinky's pesky little sister Amanda have the answer?
This is just the beginning of a great series about adventures of a boy and his dinosaur.
Any Title From the Time Warp Trio series by Jon Scieszka
The Time Warp Trio is a book series written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith which chronicles the adventures of three boys – Joe, Sam, and Fred – who travel through time and space with the aid of a mysterious object known as
Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.
For You Are a Kenyan Child by Kelly Cunnane; Ana Juan (Illustrator)
Presents a children's book for early readers about a little Kenyan boy who gets distracted by all there is to see and do and forgets what his mama asked him to do.
The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson
A young graphic novel chapter book about the escape escapades of class pets at Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary Schoo