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Newton Bible Christian School
Helping Families Make Disciples of Christ

School Starts at 8:30 a.m.

School Dismisses at 3:30 p.m.

 

Newton Bible Christian School

900 Old Main St

Newton, KS 67114

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Summer Reading Challenge

Mrs. Regier’s Summer Reading Challenge

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Here are some of my favorite books for you to read this summer. Choose two of the books for the grade you will be in (or older) and read them this summer. Come back to school in August and tell me about them for a prize!

1st Grade (Read or have read to you)

  • Amelia Bedelia series (Peggy or Herman Parish)
  • Putter and Tabby series (Cynthia Rylant)
  • Geranium Lady series (Barbara Johnson)

2nd Grade

  • Animal Friends series (Janette Oke)
  • Imagination Station series (Marianne Hering)
  • The Littles series (John Peterson)

3rd Grade

  • Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)
  • Bobbsey Twins series (Laura Lee Hope)

4th Grade

  • By the Shores of Plum Creek (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Nancy Drew Series (Carolyn Keene)
  • Caddie Woodlawn (Carol Ryrie Brink)
  • Stuart Little (E.B. White)

5th grade

  • Popper’s Penguins (Richard and Florence Atwater)
  • Narnia Series (C.S. Lewis)
  • Ralph S. Mouse and other books by Beverly Cleary
  • Homer Price (Robert McCloskey)
  • Henry Reed books (Keith Robertson)

6th grade

  • Mandie Series (Lois Gladys Leppard)
  • Little House series, books 5-9 (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Calico Captive (Elizabeth George Speare)
  • Rascal (Sterling North)
  • Summer of the Monkeys (Wilson Rawls)
  • Biographies by Janet and Geoff Benge

7th-8th grade Be sure to choose copies that are not abridged.

  • Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
  • Heidi (Johanna Spyri)
  • Light From Heaven (Christmas Carol Kauffman)
  • Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (Johann Wyss)
  • Gifted Hands (Ben Carson)

 

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