Collect! The 2024 American K-12th grade children’s reading report is released, and the detailed book list is released!

Every March, Renaissance, the world's leading big data online education group, releases a blockbuster reading report called What Kids Are Reading. The theme of this year's report is Reading Is the Future.

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The 2024 edition of the What Kids Are Reading report examines U.S.2.2 schools, 540 million primary and secondary school students, 1.79 million booksReading big data.

A detailed list of what books do American children in grades K-12 read in each grade? What book should I read? What do you recommend reading? And when it comes to reading, states prefer books...etc., let's take a look.

"What Kids Are Reading What Kids Are Reading"

"What Kids Are Reading" is currently the world's largest research activity on the reading behavior of K-12 students and one of the most authoritative children's reading lists in the United States. In the United States, more than 1000 schools and more than 16 million students are using Renaissance products to track and analyze students' reading levels in real time. This report has been published for XNUMX consecutive years and was produced by Renaissance, a well-known educational organization in the United States.

What Kids Are Reading "What Kids Are Reading" is divided into4 different stagesTo analyze:Grade K-2(幼儿阶段)、Grade3-5(小学高年级)、Grade6-8(初中阶段)、Grade9-12(高中阶段).

Grade K-2(Early Childhood Stage)


Students in the preschool and early grades are just beginning their reading journey. For this stage, reading is the beginning of connecting letters together into interesting shapes to form sentences and express meaning.

Grade K

Top 10 paper book list for K age group

2022-2023 school year,145,466 kindergarten students read approximately 21 print books, 6,865 words each. 47% of the books were read aloud to children, 26% were read with children, and 27% were read independently. A total of 72,395 kindergarten children read digitally.

Top 10 book list for K grade (long picture)

These books read to kindergarteners all have a common theme:Explore and discover, which each explore a variety of themes including school experiences, consequences, friendship and sharing, and animals and nature.

First grade

Top 10 paper book lists for first grade

 2022-2023 school year,575,319 first-grade students read approximately 41 print books, each person read 21,711 words. Overall, 27% of these books were read to children, 18% were read with children, and 55% were read independently. A total of 241,390 first-grade students spent time reading digitally.

Top 10 book list for first grade (long picture)

These books for first grade reading all have a common theme, which isLearn through experience, while they each explore a variety of themes, including exploration and discovery, friendship and sharing, overcoming challenges, humor, and repetitive and predictable text.

second grade

TOP10 paper book list for second grade

2022-2023 school year,790,950 second graders read approximately 53 print books, each reading 68,189 words. Overall, 18% of these books were read to children, 10% were read with children, and 72% were read independently. A total of 390,217 second graders spent time reading digitally.

Top 10 book list for second grade (long picture)

These second grade books all have a common theme, namelySolve the problem, but each explores a variety of themes, including humor, life lessons, creativity and imagination, adventure and problem solving, and nature and science.

Grade3-5(senior grade of elementary school)

In the upper grades of primary school, students actively learn new vocabulary. At this stage, storylines begin to dominate, and reading transitions from picture books to chapter novels.

 Third grade

TOP10 paper book list for third grade

2022-2023 school year,880,628 third graders read approximately 48 print books, 148,987 words were read each. A total of 458,369 third grade students spent time reading digitally.

Top 10 book list for third grade (long picture)

These third grade books all have a common theme, namelyThe importance of personal growth and self-discoverysex, while they each explore a variety of themes including friendship and empathy, humor and adventure, acceptance and self-esteem, facing fears, and creativity and imagination.

 fourth grade

Top 10 paper book lists for fourth grade

2022-2023 school year,866,596 fourth graders read approximately 36 print books, each reading 243,061 words. A total of 480,750 fourth grade students spent time reading digitally.

Top 10 book list for fourth grade (long picture)

These books for fourth grade all have a common theme, namelySelf-discovery and personal growth, and they each explore a variety of themes, including growing up and family dynamics, friendship and empathy, humor and adventure, self-discovery and confidence, and creativity. and imagination.

 Fifth grade

Top 10 paper book lists for fifth grade

2022-2023 school year,827,189 fifth graders read approximately 27 print books, each reading 302,362 words. A total of 507,182 fifth graders spent time reading digitally.

Top 10 book list for fifth grade (long picture)

These fifth grade books all have a common theme:friendship, but their respective themes are different. They explore a variety of topics including overcoming challenges, historical and cultural awareness, friendship and empathy, fantasy and adventure, self-discovery, and humor.

Recommended reading reference

Grades K-2

Grades 3-5

This book sheet is a reading report for students in grades K~5

Quickly collect the book list and arrange it~

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