Elementary Summer Reading List (Grades 3-5)

This Elementary Summer Reading List will keep your kids engaged and wanting to read!

Summer is a time for taking a break from school, right? No!

Don’t let your children’s reading skills dwindle during the summer slump. 

Plus, your kiddo will need a break from the sun and some downtime during the long summer days.

Don’t miss out on other age-appropriate summer reading lists for all the kiddos – from Kindergarten all the way through 8th grade!

You can find these books at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience.

Elementary Summer Reading List - Grade 3, 4 and 5

This summer, why not even spend some time reading aloud to your independent reader?

Just because they’re older doesn’t mean they still don’t love being read to.

Curl up with a great book, keep their minds sharp and create some fun family memories with this wonderful summer reading list! 

A special thanks to the Association for Library Service to Children for the wonderful summer reading inspiration.


elementary summer reading list


  1. Great list – my son has read a few of those and I see a couple more that he will definitely like. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thanks for the feedback 🙂 I think we may just reread some of these over the summer (and even read them out loud with my kiddo who is entering 2nd grade).

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