Arkansas School for the Deaf
Literacy Corner

Looking for some good books to read during Summer Break 

Early Readers

Mary Lyn Ray
Rejoice in the arrival of spring with this lyrical homage to mushy springtime mud!


Rabbit's Good News
Ruth Lercher Bornstein
Follow a little brown bunny as a mysterious "soft green sound" lures her into finding spring.


That's What Happens When It's Spring!
Elaine W. Good
Observe the subtle rewards of spring as expressive illustrations breathe life into the season.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle
In this wonderful classic, a voracious caterpillar eats its way through pages of food and transforms into a beautiful butterfly.


The Magic School Bus And The Climate Challenge

By Joanna Cole

Global warming is a hot topic.  Kids' favorite teacher, Mrs. Frizzle, shares scientific facts in a fun and informatative way.


My Brother Charlie By Holly Robinson Peete;Ryan Peete

A national autism spokesperson collaborates with her daughter on this book based on the author's 10-year-old son, who has autism. 

Middle School

Green Witch

By Alice Hoffman 

Sequel to Green Witch.  Green must learn the stories to free her true soulmate from prison.  Grapples with love and life in a post-disaster.

High School

Good Reads for Guys

Grades 7 and Up

Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray

The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin by Josh Berk   

Efrain's Secret by Sofia Quintero

 Grades 9 and Up

 Split   by Swati Avasthi

 The Knife That Killed Me by Anthony Mcgowan



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