Summer Reading Book Lists

Picture Books

All of Baby, Nose to Toes by Victoria Adler
Twister by Darlene Bailey Beard
The Adventure of Onyx & The Gales of November by Tyler Benson
Freddy the Frogcaster by Janice Dean
Pascual and the Kitchen Angels by Tomie DePaolo
Animal Masquerade by Marianne Dubuc
Tyler Makes Spaghetti by Tyler Florence
Our Big Home: An Earth Poem by Linda Glaser
Henry’s Heart: a Boy, His Heart, and a New Best Friend by Charise Mericle Harper
A Good Day by Kevin Henkes
Rocks in His Head by Carol Otis Hurst
Applesauce Season by Eden Rose Lipson
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: and other action rhymes by Zita Newcome
You are a Star! by Michael Parker
The Earth Book by Todd Parr
I Smell… by George Patrick
Out of Sight by Francisco Pittau
Elizabite: The Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant by H. A. Rey
In My Backyard by Margriet Ruurs

Easy Readers

Fly Trap by Dina Anastasio
The Magic School Bus and the Missing Tooth by Jeanette Lane
Barbie: I can be a Baby Doctor adapted by Kristen L. Depken
Bunnies by Kelly Doudna
Ooey, Gooey by Erica Farber
What’s the Weather Today? by Allan Fowler
Hill of Fire by Thomas P. Lewis
Owl at Home by Arnold Lobel
I Am a Rock by Jean Marzollo
A Kiss for Little Bear by Else Minarik
Fancy Nancy Sees Stars by Jane O’Connor
Mr. Putter and Tabby Spill the Beans by Cynthia Rylant
A Whale of a Tale by Amy Hsu Lin
Mud! by Charnan Simon
Olivia Plants a Garden by Emily Sollinger
Oliver & Amanda And the Big Snow by Jean Van Leeuwen

J Fiction

Poppy by Avi
Songs of Power by Hilari Bell
Franny K. Stein series by Jim Benton
A City Tossed and Broken: The Diary of Minnie Bonner by Judy Blundell
Birdie’s Book by Jan Bozarth
The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck
Atherton: The House of Power by Patrick Carman
Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman
The Witches by Roald Dahl
Everest by Bill Doyle
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
The Other Half of My Heart by Sundee T. Frazier
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Call of the Wild by Jack London
Wildwood Chronicles by Colin Meloy
I Funny by James Patterson
Sprinkles and Secrets by Lisa Schroeder
The Alchemist War by John Seven
Donuthead by Sue Stauffacher
Pie by Sarah Weeks

J Graphic Novel

Summer Camp Science Mysteries by Lynda Beauregard
Monster Science by Anthony Wacholtz
Adventures in Science by Nel Yomtov

J Non-Fiction

Teen Fiction

Watership Down by Richard Adams
Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson
45 Pounds (More or Less) by K. A. Barson
The Raft by S. A. Bodeen
Flavia deLuce Series by C. Alan Bradley
Fat Cat by Robin Brande
Going Bovine by Libba Bray
Shift by Kim Curran
Frozen by Melissa De La Cruz and Michael Johnston
Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles
Half Life of Planets by Emily Franklin
Girl, Stolen by April Henry
Rootless by Chris Howard
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean
Ashfall by Mike Mullin
Into That Forest by Louis Nowra
The Dark Endeavor: the Apprenticeship of Viktor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman
Endangered by Eliot Schrefer
Alchemyst: the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott
Raven Boys series by Maggie Stiefvater
Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan
The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood

Teen Non-Fiction