Summer Reading Picks for Kids

Browse these fun summer reads for little ones, kids, and tweens, or see more in our Kids & Family store.


1. The Wind in the Willows: An Annotated Edition
The Wind in the Willows: An Annotated Edition
by Kenneth Grahame
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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
May 1, 2009
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"Lerer's annotated edition of The Wind in the Willows not only seeks to respond to every possible question a contemporary reader (of any age) might pose, but it goes beyond that aim to make the most penetrating and astute interpretive asides, and it does s... Read more

2. Judy Moody Goes to College (Book #8)
Judy Moody Goes to College (Book #8)
by Megan McDonald
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Candlewick
April 14, 2009
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It’s her funniest adventure yet! A few sessions with a collegeage math tutor turn Judy into a jargon-spouting polygon princess. Crucial!Judy Moody is in a mood. Not a good mood. And defi nitely NOTa math mood. Class 3T’s substitute teacher thinks Judy’s math skills need improving. So Judy has ... Read more

3. Warriors: Power Of Three #6: Sunrise
Warriors: Power Of Three #6: Sunrise
by Erin Hunter
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Tween (Tw)
April 14, 2009
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There will be three, kin of your kin . . . who hold the power of the stars in their paws.A mysterious murder in the ranks has ripped ThunderClan apart. But more secrets still remain to be discovered.Jayfeather is determined to find out who his real parents are. But ... Read more

4. Basher Science: Astronomy: Out of this World!
Basher Science: Astronomy: Out of this World!
by Simon Basher
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Kingfisher
May 12, 2009
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School Library JournalBasher has created a portrait gallery of personified ... celestial bodies in a hyper-cute, pastel cartoon style reminiscent of Japanese artist Takashi Murakami’s more extravagant flights. . . . Green’s astro-narrative is both accurate and spiced with seldom-mentioned details, ... it could kindle (or in under motivated older readers, ... Read more

5. Crazy Hair
Crazy Hair
by Neil Gaiman
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Middle Grade
May 15, 2009
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'A bold and exciting picture book reuniting notoriously inventive duo Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean ... McKean's audacious illustrations bring the rhyming text vividly to life in this daring celebration of the imagination. Striking and theatrical' The Bookse... Read more

6. One Small Step: Celebrating the First Men On the Moon
One Small Step: Celebrating the First Men On the Moon
by Jerry Stone

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Flash Point
April 14, 2009
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“The book’s scrapbook format invites readers to explore the concepts, technologies and personal stories behind manned space flight . . . . Big fun.” —The New York Times Book Review“Chock-full of facts, photographs, illustrations and memorabilia that take a distant voyage and bring it close.” —The Washington Post“A tremendous ... Read more

7. Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express (Book #4)
Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express (Book #4)
by Megan McDonald
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Candlewick
February 10, 2009
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Shake!Rattle!Squeal!Stink could hardly see as he carried a Leaning Tower of Cereal Boxes up to Webster's front door. "Ding-dong," he called out."Whoa!" said Webster. "C'mon in. Sophie's here, too. This is going to be the most fun ever.""How many cereal boxes did you collect?" Sophie asked."Umpteen," said Stink."All I ... Read more

8. Annie's Adventures
Annie's Adventures
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
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HMH Books for Young Readers
December 29, 2008
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"Weber’s lively black-and-white sketches highlight the humorous and fantastical elements of the story. Baratz-Logsted’s tales of thrills, suspense and hijinks should satisfy adventure-seeking young readers."— Kirkus Reviews (review for Annie's Adventures)... Read more

9. Durinda's Dangers
Durinda's Dangers
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
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December 29, 2008
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A rather large problem has befallen the Huit girls. (Sisters, actually. Octuplets to be exact.) One particular New Year... Read more

10. Georgia's Greatness
Georgia's Greatness
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
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March 23, 2009
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"Baratz-Logsted and Co.’s intrepid octuplets return for the third installment in this eight-part series (Annie’s Adventures, 2009, etc.) . . . Weber’s humorous sketches aptly capture the more comical elements of the story. This strong follow-up leaves the Sisters 8 and readers poised and eager for their next adventure."--Kirkus ... Read more

11. Jackie's Jokes
Jackie's Jokes
by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
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HMH Books for Young Readers
April 20, 2009
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Jackie’s turn! Book four in this exciting new series! April has finally arrived. How lucky of Jackie to have such a lovely month to tell her story. It starts off with fun and laughter on April Fool’s Day, and then all the beautiful flowers start to bloom and then ... Read more