Here are summer reading suggestions created by the American Library Association for students in Grades PreK-8 that will help you and your student select books together. As always, we suggest that you follow your child’s lead and choose books and topics that interest them.


Grades K-2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

The Salem Public Library will be supporting our summer reading by stocking copies of the summer reading suggestions and allowing you to view the titles and place holds through Noblenet online. The link to these lists from Salem Public Library are included below:


Grades K-2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Some young readers like to read several books about the same character. Check out these popular series for K-2 readers!

Here are some helpful resources: booklists in Spanish, divided by primary and secondary.


ST Math is a research-based, visual instructional program that helps students to build deep understanding of math concepts. JiJi crosses the screen every time a student successfully completes a puzzle, leading them to the next puzzle. Completing 60 puzzles/week is a great summertime goal!

Learn more about ST Math, including why there are no directions, and why it takes a while to solve some puzzles here:

Parent Guide – ST Math

Guía para padres – ST Math

Track completed puzzles here – bring this into your new teacher in the fall!

JiJi Summer Club – Tracker

Club de verano de JiJi – Tracker

Students can also play math games with family and friends:

UNPLUGGED Summer of Math – English

UNPLUGGED Verano matemático de JiJi – Spanish

Additional resources:

Links to Storybooks and Games

Children are used to logging into ST Math from their Chromebooks on the ClassLink page.

To log in from another device at home, see the directions here:

Accessing ClassLink from any computer – English

Accessing ClassLink from any computer – Spanish

If your child needs help logging in, please call the IT helpline at: 978.619.1450