Summer 2017 Reading Ideas

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This flyer is divided into four main sections: picture books, early readers, chapter books and nonfiction. So no matter your child's tastes or interests, there should be something here to capture their attention. Happy Reading!

Picture Books


  1. Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie
  2. Leave me Alone by Vera Brogrol
  3. They all Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel
  4. Rudas: Niño’s Horrendous Hermanitas by Yuyi Morales
  5. Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty
  6. A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers
  7. Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina
  8. We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen
  9. Owl Sees Owl by Laura Godwin
  10. School's First Day of School by Adam Rex

Early Readers and Early Chapter Books

  1. We are Growing by Laurie Keller
  2. Good Night Owl by Greg Pizzoli
  3. Go Otto Go! by David Milgrim
  4. The Infamous Ratsos by Kara LaReau
  5. Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper by Mike Twohy
  6. Detective Gordon: A Complicated Case by Ulf Nilsson
  7. Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea by Ben Clanton
  8. Notebook of Doom series by Troy Comings
  9. Princess Hamster series by Ursula Vernon
  10. Captain Awesome series by Stan Kirby

Chapter Books

  1. The Girl Who Drank to Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  2. The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz
  3. Rain Reign by Ann Martin
  4. Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
  5. The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
  6. Pax by Sara Pennypacker
  7. Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo
  8. The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
  9. Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee
  10. Ghost by Jason Reynolds