Summer Reading


Dear Parents and Guardians:

The summer break will be here before we know it, and our students will have time to enjoy beautiful warm days, explore new things and read what they most love!

I am pleased to share with you the annual Madison Public Schools Summer Reading List (SRL). This exciting list of titles has been compiled through the collective efforts of many Madison Public Schools staff and community professionals. These recommendations will help guide students to books at their grade level and reading level as well as match their interests. A variety of genres have been included and it is our hope that these books will spark a love of reading that will last a lifetime.

Located here on the district website, the 2019 Summer Reading List should be viewed as a starting point only. We encourage you to help your child(ren) seek other books that are “just right” for them; books they will want to read!

It should be noted that many of the titles in the 2019 Summer Reading List are available in e-book and audio format. These can be found through the Scranton Library catalog at or through Madison Public Schools’ e-book collections at All students are asked to submit a completed Recording Sheet when they return for the new 2019-2020 school year.

Best wishes for an enjoyable and peaceful summer full of time spent reading.


Gail Dahling-Hench
Assistant Superintendent of Schools