Below is the list of summer reading titles for students attending Chester Upland School District schools. Most books are available in both print and ebook format. We have multiple print copies, which you may obtain through contactless, curbside pickup. You can also access ebooks with your library card.
Overdrive titles are one borrower at a time; hoopla titles are always available. Please call the Library at 610-494-3454 with any questions. Pre-K — second Grade
Book Title Print Overdrive hoopla Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman X Boundless Grace by Mary Hoffman X The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer X X Firebird by Misty Copeland X One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeno X X I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes X Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora X X X Good Rosie! by Kate DiCamillo X Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor X X Imagine! by Raúl Colón X Hello Universe by Erin Kelly X X X third — fifth grades
Book Title Print Overdrive hoopla Starring Grace by Mary Hoffman X Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe X X One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia X X X Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Med Medina X X X Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes X X Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold X X The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies X X Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly by Tanya Lee Stone Was Invented X X The Crossover by Kwame Alexander X X X Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai X X X Pax by Sara Pennypacker X X X Sixth — eighth grades
Book Title Print Overdrive hoopla Circle of Gold by Candy Dawson Boyd X The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley X X The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore X X Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis X X A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle X X Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan X X The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate X X X The Greatest Muhammad Ali by Walter Myers X Ghost by Jason Reynolds X X Booked by Kwane Alexander X X ninth — twelfth grades
Book Title Print Overdrive hoopla Somewhere in the Darkness by Walter Dean Myers X X The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas X X X The Book Thief by Markus Zusak X X The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros X X Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson X X X Lord of the Flies by William Golding X X After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay X X The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo X X X Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson X X X Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi X X X Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi X X The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds X X