Reading Circle Program
New Books for Missouri Students
An annotated list of selected books for schools from the Reading Circle
Committee of the Missouri State Teachers Association
This recommended reading list has been prepared as a service for Missouri
educators by the Reading Circle Committee of the Missouri State Teachers
Association. It is the committee’s intent that this publication assist
Ordering books for school and classroom libraries.
Encouraging summer reading programs.
Helping parents who are looking for good reading suggestions.
- Planning literature programs.
In addition to providing this recommended reading list, the committee sponsors
the Reading Circle Certificate program. Missouri students who read a specified
number of books become eligible to receive a Reading Circle Certificate from
MSTA. Students who earn certificates for five years are issued lifetime
memberships in the Reading Circle. The certificates are signed by the executive
director of MSTA and the Missouri commissioner of education.
The menu on the left includes the program's
policies and procedures as well as Reading Circle Certificate originals. You
will also find downloadable materials featuring the Reading Circle mascot, Sam
For additional assistance in implementing the program, contact the MSTA Member
Care Center at (800) 392-0532 or email@example.com.
MISSOURI STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 458, Columbia, MO 65205
(800) 392-0532 • www.msta.org