Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List


Links are updated as they are received. If you are not guided to a school website that lists the updated year, please check with your school to verify the information.

If you do not see your school represented, please contact your school directly to acquire your school's current list. Your school may have assignments related to the reading list.  Please check with your school for those details.

Educators click here for instructions on how to have your school’s reading list posted.


Mayor Byron W. Brown’s Reading Rules Summer Reading Challenge is virtual and open to any child in any public, parochial, private or charter school entering grades K-12 in any school district

Many books on the Suggested Reading List can be found at Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries.


Allendale Elementary School – West Seneca

Amherst Central High School 

Amherst Middle School (Grade 6)

Amherst Middle School (Grade 7)

Amherst Middle School (Grade 8)

Arthur O. Eve School of Distinction PS #61 – BPS

Bilingual Center PS #33 - BPS

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart

Casey Middle School Grades 5 - 8

Charter School For Applied Technologies (K-5)

Charter School For Applied Technologies (6-8)

Cheektowaga Central Schools (Grades 5-AP)

Cheektowaga Middle School Grade 5 & 6

Cheektowaga Middle School Grade 7

Cheektowaga Middle School Grade 8

City Honors School

Clarence Center Elementary (Kindergarten)

Clarence Center Elementary (Grade 1)

Clarence Center Elementary (Grade 2)

Clarence Center Elementary (Grade 3)

Clarence Center Elementary (Grade 4)

Clarence Center Elementary (Grade 5)

Clarence Middle School (Grade 6)

Clarence Middle School (Grade 7)

Clarence Middle School (Grade 8)

Clarence High School (Grade 9)

Cleveland Hill Elementary School

East Aurora Middle School (Grades 5-8)

Eggert Elementary – Orchard Park

Ellicott Elementary – Orchard Park

Elmwood Franklin School

Elmwood Village Charter School

Forest Elementary

Frederick Law Olmsted PS #156 - BPS

Frontier Central High School

Frontier Central Middle School

Grand Island Central – Huth Road and Kaegebein Elementary Schools

Grand Island Central - Sidway Elementary - Grades K - 1

Grand Island Central - Veronica Connor Middle School - Grades 6-8

Hamburg Middle School

Heim Middle School

Holland Central High School

Holland Central School District (Grades 7-9)

Hutchinson Central Technical High School

Iroquois Middle School (Grade 6)

Iroquois Middle School (Grade 7)

Iroquois Middle School (Grade 8)

Lake Shore Central - Grades K - 2

Lake Shore Central - Grades 3 - 5

Lancaster Schools

Maplemere Elementary School Grades 1-2

Maplemere Elementary School Grades 3

Maplemere Elementary School Grades 4

Maplemere Elementary School Grades 5

Maplemere Elementary School Grades 6

Mount Mercy Academy

Nardin Academy Grades 9 – AP

Nichols School

Orchard Park High School

Orchard Park Middle School

Saints Peter & Paul School

Sheridan Hill Elementary (K-5)

Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District

St. Francis High School

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute

St. Mary’s High School

Transit Middle School

West Seneca East Senior High School – English I (Grade 9)

West Seneca East Senior High School – English II (Grade 10)

West Seneca East Senior High School – English III (Grade 11)

West Seneca East Senior High School – English IV (Grade 12)

West Seneca West Senior High School (Grades 9-AP)

West Seneca Middle School (Grades 6 – 8)

Williamsville Central Schools Grade K

Williamsville Central Schools Grade 1

Williamsville Central Schools Grade 2

Williamsville Central Schools Grade 3

Williamsville Central Schools Grade 4

Williamsville Central Schools Grade K – 4 Non-fiction

Williamsville East High School (Grades 9 - AP)

Williamsville North High School (English 10A-AP)