Use these lists as a guide to summer reading. These books have been chosen for their quality, their appeal to children, and their availability at Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge's public library. The lists below are for elementary school students entering grades one through five.


You are encouraged to read other titles by these authors if a particular title is not available. The librarian can assist you in selecting a different title on the same topic, by the same author, or in the same genre. 


Click on the images below to view the reading list for the grade level that your student will enter in Fall 2019. 

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Piles of Books

Southbridge Public Schools

Central Office

132 Torrey Road

Southbridge, MA 01550


Eastford Road School

120 Eastford Road

tel: 508-764-5460 fax: 508-764-5495

Southbridge High School

132 Torrey Road

tel: 508-764-5450 fax: 774-318-1687

West Street Elementary School

156 West Street

tel: 508-764-5470 fax: 508-764-5493

Southbridge Middle School

132 Torrey Road

tel: 508-764-5450 fax: 774-318-1684

Southbridge Academy

25 Cole Avenue

tel: 508-764-5415 ext. 103

Charlton Street Elementary School

220 Charlton Street

tel: 508-764-5475 fax: 508-764-5491

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