Kids love summer reading:
Summertime is the perfect time to catch up on all the latest and best books. With a break from all the busyness of the school year you and your kids can relax and enjoy jumping wholeheartedly into imaginary and true life adventures of all kinds. Here are some of our favorite reads for these sunny summer days.
Summertime is filled with backyard fun, and at the end of a day outside, it’s satisfying to curl up with a book like Busy Bug Builds a Fort by David A. Carter. It’s a story about how two heads are better than one when it comes to building a backyard fort. A perfect summer read with a simple plot, a bit of dialogue, and some rhyming words for fun.
For readers who are a little more independent, join the Bradford Street Buddies for a backyard camp-out. It turns into a search for a lost cat, and ends in a happy surprise. A great backyard adventure with characters kids can relate to. Guided Reading Level J-K.
Speaking of adventure, we have a book at the Q-R Guided Reading Level level that is sure to be a hit. It’s the first book in a series about a time-traveling golden retriever named Ranger. In this episode he goes back in time for a Rescue on the Oregon Trail. It’s an exciting blend of history and fiction, and makes an ideal summer read.
Just in time for the Rio Summer Olympics, you can learn about what it’s like to live in Brazil. Told from the perspective of a boy named Marco, Living In Brazil is filled with information about the geography, the history and the daily lives of Brazilians.
We’ve found the best new fiction and nonfiction readers for your summer enjoyment!