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A CTY Reading List: Good Books for Bright Kids

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At The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY), we encourage kids to explore the things that make them happy. Let them choose their own adventures from this reading list for bright kids compiled by CTY’s reading experts, or connect them with fellow readers through CTY's SummerOnline, and Family programs.

Beginning Readers (Pre-K-1st Grade)

Young Readers (Grades 2-3)

Advanced Readers (Grades 4-6)

Young Adult Readers (Grades 7+)

About the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is the world leader in gifted and talented education, serving the world's brightest students. Johns Hopkins is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.