Our Favorite Books for Summer Reading

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Summer is every child’s favorite time of the year. There’s no more school and no homework for a few months, and endless time to relax and play. However, summer is the perfect time to help your kids catch up on the reading skills! Not all kids love reading, however, it is important to stay up on their reading all summer, so they are ready for the upcoming year. Here are some of the best books to read this summer that will make reading seem fun…

The Cardboard Kingdom

Chad Schell

This book is the perfect graphic novel to keep your kids intrigued. It is a fun book about neighborhood kids using their imagination to build their own kingdom out of cardboard. It can even inspire your children to go out and have fun outside in their neighborhood while using their imaginations!

Daring Dreamers Club #1: Milla Takes Charge

Erin Soderberg

This book is all about five best friends – Piper, Mariana, Zahra, Ruby, and Milla – who start up the perfect club of their dreams, called the Daring Dreamers Club. This is one book of a series, all from Milla’s perspective. Each of the five girls is different in their own way, which is why they are best friends! Their club is to help them bring their dreams to life! In this first book, Milla tries to convince her mom to let her live out her dream of traveling to the overnight Adventure Camp!

The Legend of Greg

Chris Rylander

If your kids are interested in adventurous novels, this is the book for them. This hilarious and riveting novel is about Greg finding out news that changes his whole life. Little did he know, it turns out that he is a dwarf and his best friend is an elf! Enjoy this novel and live vicariously through the adventures of Greg while he tries to save his dad from the elf that has kidnapped him.

Turtles All the Way Down

John Green

John Green is a beloved author of many young adults! This book is one of his popular ones that many adore. This book is about a 16-year-old named Aza who teams up with her best friend to become detectives in pursing the mystery of the billionaire Russell Pickett, a fugitive. Read as they go on adventures to find Russell’s son David. What makes this all worth their time is the one-hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake when finding Russell! This is the perfect novel to keep your child intrigued throughout the book.