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Reading List for Grades 1 & 2

Kolbe Academy & Trinity Prep’s
Summer Reading Program Book List
for Students Entering Grades 1 & 2

Aesop – Aesop’s Fables
Belloc, Hillaire – The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts; Cautionary Tales
Biographies of saints at the student’s level
Field, Eugene – Little Boy Blue and other poems
Lofting, Hugh – Dr. Doolittle’s Circus (series)
Mother Goose
Piper, Watty – The Little Engine that Could
Potter, Beatrix – The Tale of Peter Rabbit; The Tailor of Gloucester; The Tale of Benjamin Bunny; The Tale of Kim Kitten; The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and others*
William, Margery – The Velveteen Rabbit*
Any title from Kolbe’s Recommended Reading List
*Titles excellent for adults to read to children.
Some of these books can be found in the library and you are welcome to check them out—see Toni Williams for assistance.

Read many other good books approved by your parents—only one in a series will count toward the Summer Reading Program.  This list is short, but parents may read books from the 3rd & 4th Grade list to 1st & 2nd grade students; these books will count toward the program.
To order Ignatius Press books using your credit card call toll free: 1-800-651-1531; or you may obtain an Ignatius Press catalog from the school office.  You can also order online at