Summertime Family Reading

School is almost out and summer is quickly approaching. Keep your child interested in books and reading all throughout the summer with these awesome and fun Summertime Family Reading selections. 


Check out these selections for your littlest reader. (Preschool – Kindergarten)


Penguin On Vacation by Salina Yoon.

A sunny, seasonal reminder of how friendship can make any experience better.


Ruby’s Sleepover by Kathryn White

Ruby and Mai are camping out in the garden. As night falls, all sorts of scary characters head toward their tent. Luckily, Ruby has some magical objects in her backpack. Will they be enough to keep the girls safe?


Pig Kahuna Pirates by Jennifer Sattler

In this kid-friendly seashore adventure, Fergus just wants to play pirates on the beach, but his grumpy little brother might spoil the day!


First Grade Here I Come by Nancy Carlson

Henry’s not sure he likes first grade. The teacher isn’t like his kindergarten teacher, and the fifth graders hog the monkey bars. But maybe kickball, reading, and yummy tuna melts will change his mind!



Chapter Books and Silent Reading for the Older Readers (1st thru 4th grade)


Summer Days and Nights by Wong Herbert Yee

Starring a spunky, adventurous little girl, this book will inspire readers to appreciate the small details that make summer special.


The Stinky Cheese Vacation by Geronimo Stinton (Series #57)

It’s supposed to be a relaxing vacation, but instead Geronimo works his tail off fixing up an old castle. Worst. Vacation. Ever


The Giant Swing by Abby Klein (Ready, Freddy Series #26)

Freddy is pumped up for the county fair, but is he brave enough to face the scariest ride?


The Amusement Park from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler (Series #27)

Is Hubie ready to take a ride on Galactic Disaster, Boom of Doom, and Dead Man’s Drop?


No matter what book you choose, spending quality family time together reading is always fun and beneficial. Another great idea for summer family reading time is to head to your local library. Kids will love picking out their own books to read and most libraries have fun activities and a summer reading program to earn prizes. Check out your local library to see what great summer fun they offer.