Summer Reading


Summer is the perfect time to relax & read! We encourage you to help your child prepare for kindergarten at LCA by spending time reading together! The goal for students entering Kindergarten is 6 hours of reading with their families.

Classic Picture Books 

Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown
The Runaway Bunny, Margaret Wise Brown
Mr. Grumpy's Outing, John Burningham
The Little House, Virginia Lee Burton
Corduroy, Pocket for Corduroy, Don Fleming
Mike Mulligan & His Steam Shovel, Don Fleming
Goodnight Gorilla, Peggy Rathman
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Bill Martin Jr.
Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak
The Napping House, Audrey Wood
The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams
The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats
Mooncake, Frank Asch
Madeline, Ludwig Bemelmans
Freight Train, Donald Crews 

Contemporary Picture Books

Clifford (any in the series), Norman Birdwell
Stellaluna, Janelle Cannon
Olivia, lan Falconer
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, Doreen Cronin
If you Give a Mouse a Cookie, Laura Numeroff
Fancy Nancy, Jane O'Connor
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Jane Yolen
Owl Babies, Martin Waddell
Harold and the Purple Crayons, Crockett Johnso

Beloved Authors and Series 

Eric Carle
P.E. Eastman
Dr. Seuss
Kevin Henkes
Mo Willems
David Shannon

Listen to Stories Online (Username: lca password: school) (Username: legacy password: books) 

Purchase your books at to donate a portion of your purchase to LCA.


We read            hours and            minutes this summer!

We tracked our reading (check one)

            on paper    

            on the website

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