Montesano School District

Excellence in Education

Montesano is a community where people learn,
grow and work together.  With high-quality
instruction, every student, regardless of race, class,
language, or disability, can succeed. 


Kindergarten through Second Grade~

Third Grade through Sixth Grade ~

Seventh and Up

Kindergarten through Second Grade

  • A chair for My Mother, by Vera B. Williams
  • Crow Boy, by Taro Yashima
  • Dawn, by Molly Bang
  • Feeling, by Aliki
  • The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein
  • Ira Sleeps Over, by Bernard Waber
  • Grandaddy's Place, by Helen Griffith; illustrated by James Stevenson
  • The Lorax (and others), by Dr. Suess
  • Miss Nelson is Missing, by Harry Allard; illustrated by James Marshall
  • Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, by John Steptoe
  • Owl Moon, by Jane Yolen; illustrated by John Schoenherr
  • The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg
  • The Relatives Came, by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Stephen Gammell
  • The Song and Dance Man, by Stephen Gammell
  • Tar Beach, by Faith Ringgold
  • William's Doll, by Charlotte Zolotow; illustrated by William Bene du Bois

Third through Sixth Grade

  • Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days!, by Stephen Manes
  • Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
  • Caddie Woodlawn, by Carol Ryrie Brink
  • Call it Courage, by Armstrong Sperry
  • The Half-a-Moon Inn, by Paul Fleischman
  • Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library, by Eth Clifford
  • Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, by Mordecai Richler
  • My Side of the Mountain, by Jean George
  • Marching to Freedom: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr., by Joyce Milton
  • My Father's Dragon, by Ruth S. Gannett
  • Owls in the Family, by Farley Mowat
  • Sara Crewe, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Stone Fox, by John R. Gardiner
  • The Whipping Boy, by Sid Fleischman

Seventh Grade and Up

  • And Nobody Knew They Were There, by Otto Salassi
  • Building Blocks, by Cynthia Voigt
  • The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
  • A Day No Pigs Would Die, by Robert Newton Peck
  • Diary of Anne Frank, by Anne Frank
  • The Dog Days of Arthur Crane, by T. Ernesto Bethancourt
  • The Girl with the Silver Eyes, by Willo Davis Roberts
  • The Great Brain, by John D. Fitzgerald
  • Hang Tough, Paul Mather, by Alfred Slote
  • Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen
  • My Side of the Mountain, by Jean George
  • By Brother Sam is Dead, by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
  • North to Freedom, by Anne Holm
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, by Mildred Taylor
  • Summer of My German Soldier, by Bette Greene
  • Thank You, Jackie Robinson, by Barbara Cohen
  • Wolf Rider, by Avi