Good News! Book Fair Suggested Summer Reading List

Preschool Kids -Can Read Alone:

Adam & Eve in the Garden (Harper)

Baby Moses & The Princess (Zonderkidz)

God Bless America by Peter Francis (Zonderkidz)

Joseph & His Brothers (Harper)


Picture Books/ Preschool – 3 grade

The Puppy No One Wanted by Anthony Stefano (Franciscan Media)

The Story of St. John Paul II: A Boy Who Became Pope by Fabiola Garza (Pauline) Ages: 6-9

Before I Sleep, I Say Thank you by Carol Gordon Ekster and Mary Rojas     (Pauline) Ages: 4-8

Forever You: A Book About Your Soul and Body by Nicole Latif (Pauline) Ages:4-8

The 3 Trees  by Gabriel Ringlet (Pauline) Ages: 3-7

Roxy the Ritzy Camel by Anthony Stefano (Harvest House) Ages 3-7

Easter Bunny’s Amazing Day by Carol Benoist and Cathy Gilmore (Ligouri)


Grades 4-6

Search For The Hidden Garden   (Pauline)

Aka Genius (Pauline)

Genius Under Construction Sequel (Pauline)

Anna Mei, Cartoon Girl –Series (Pauline)

Chime Traveler Series by Lisa Hendey (Franciscan Media)

Bethany Hamilton Series: (Harper Collins)

The Wolf and The Shield by Sherry Weaver Smith  (Pauline)

Treachery and Truth by Katy Huth Jones (Pauline)

The Locket’s Secret by K Kelley Heyne (Pauline)

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Kids Edition (Zondervan)


Grade 7 – 8th grade

Will Wilder: The Relics of Perilous Fall by Raymond Arroyo (Crown)

Will Wilder: The Lost Staff of Wonder by Raymond Arroyo (Crown)

The Perfect Blindside by Leslea Wahl (Pauline)

To The Heights, The Life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassatti by Brian Kennelly (Tan)

A Single Bead by Stephanie Engleman (Pauline)

Mission Libertad by Lizette M. Lantigua (Pauline)

Merlin’s Spiral Series by Robert Treskillard   (Zondervan)

Pope Francis Takes The Bus and Other Unexpected stories by Rosario Carello (Servant)

10 Steps to Girl Friend Status by Cynthia Toney

8 Notes To A Nobody by Cynthia Toney (Sequel)

7 Riddles to Nowhere by A.J. Cattapan

You Have A Brain: A Teens Guide to Think Big by Ben Carson M.D. (Zondervan) Biography


High School

The Glory of the Crusades by Steve Weidenkopf (Catholic Answers)

How I Stayed Catholic at Harvard by Aurora Griffin (Ignatius Press)

Rocket Ships and God by Rocco Martino (Sophia)

Resisting Happiness by Matthew Kelly (Beacon)



Through My Eyes: A Quarterbacks Journey by Tim Tebow  Zondervan Grade: 5-8

A Teen’s Game Plan for Life by Lou Holtz (Ave Maria Press)

Holy Goals for Body & Soul by Bishop Thomas Paproki  (Ave Maria Press)

Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith by Gabrielle Douglas (Zondervan)


Graphic Novels

St. Philip Neri: The Laughing Saint (Pauline)

St. Teresa of Avila God’s Troublemaker(Pauline)

St. Kateri Tekakwith Comic Book by Virginia Richards and D. Thomas Halpin (Pauline)

Hildegards Gift by Megan Hoyt and David Hill  (Paraclette Press)

Mother Teresa of Kolkata: Saint among the Poor (Pauline)


Comic Book Style

Serra American Founding Father by Roy Gasnick and Julien Grycan (St. Anthony Messenger Press)

Soldier of God Maximillian Kolbe (Marytown)



Mission Libertad by Lizette Lantigua (Pauline)

32 Days A Story of Faith and Courage by  Ellen Lucey Prozeller  (Pauline)

Our Presidents Rock! By Juliette Turner (Zonderkidz) Ages: 8 and up

Our Constitution! By Juliette Turner (Zonderkidz Ages: 8 and up

150 North American Martyrs You Should Know by Brian O’Neel (Servant)

Wee The People: A Story About Freedom by Roger LeBlanc

Author: Emily Lantigua