Summer Reading for all ages!

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Looking for great new summer reads? Here are books for all ages to read and enjoy! Happy reading!

Preschool Age Kids:

  • Z is for Moose: Fresh and fun alphabet book

  • Toe Shoe Mouse: Unlikely friendship between a ballerina and a mouse

  • A Parade of Elephants: Counting fun with elephants

  • Hello Hello: An easy to understand intro to endangered wildlife

  • Drum Dream Girl: A girl who proved that drums aren’t just for boys

  • Last Stop on Market Street: Nana shares the beauty of their community with her grandson

Lower Elementary Kids:

  • The Girl who Thought in Pictures: The story of Dr. Temple Grandin

  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: Poetry of Fred Rogers

  • Lambslide: Farm animals learn about campaigns and voting

  • I am Neil Armstrong: Chronicles the story that led up to the “Small Step” on the moon

  • What’s the Big Deal about Elections: Why is voting important?

  • The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare: Science Fair is saved by hero princess

Upper Elementary Kids:

  • Birth of Cool: Miles Davis coming of age story

  • Caterpillar Summer: Summer story about a girl and her younger brother staying with grandparents

  • New Kid: Adjusting to a new school and making new friends

  • Max and the Midknights: Lessons of bravery and kindness in a fun Middle Ages tale

  • Song for a Whale: Tale of a deaf girl who wants to connect with a whale

  • Welcome to Dog Beach: Dealing with change and loss and learning responsibility

Middle School/Early Teens:

  • Wonder: Seeing the inner beauty of those who are different

  • Reaching for the Moon: Biography of Katherine Howard from “Hidden Figures”

  • Darius the Great is Not Ok: Story of friendship and family

  • The Giver: Graphic Novel edition

  • The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s opposition of the Nazi regime

  • Crash: Chronicle of the economic crash of the Stock Market in 1929