Summer – CP / 1st – 20/21

In addition to the California Department of Education’s “Recommended Literature List” and the Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale et de la Jeunesse you may consider reading these books over the summer. Enjoy your break!


  • Frog and Toad are Friends Series by Arnold Lobel
  • Fly Guy Series by Ted Arnold
  • Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems
  • Princess Cupcake Jones Series by Ylleya Fields


  • Homme de couleur de Jérome Ruillier – Mijade
  • Yehunda de Isabelle Wlodarczyk – Reve bleu
  • Pourquoi les lapins ne portent pas de culotte de Richard Antonin – Seuil Jeunesse
  • Zouk, Tome 15 – Abracadablagues! de Serge Bloch – Bayard

Visual Arts

  • Beautiful Oops! By Barney Saltzberg
  • Baby’s First Eames: From Art Deco to Zaha Hadid by Julie Merberg
  • Touch the Art: Make Van Gogh’s Bed (There are many others in this series: Count Monet’s Lilies, Catch Picasso’s Rooster, Feed Matisse’s Fish
  • Find King Henry’s Treasure, Brush Mona Lisa’s Hair) By Julie Appel
  • My Museum By Joanne Lui