Friday Finds….Summer Reading with Kids


Summer is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy a good book!  I have a pile of books waiting for me and my beach chair to enjoy this summer.  Do you need a book suggestion for you?  Modern Mrs. Darcy always puts out a great summer list, check it out here.

But what about the kids??  Last year the kids and I participated in our Library’s Summer Reading program.  The library has so many fun activities and rewards for the reading we already do.  Last year we set a goal to read all of the books on the Reading Rockets Summer Book List and we read all that we could find in the library.  Unfortunately Reading Rockets is not putting out a list this year but they have their past lists on their website for you too look through.  Check them out here.

Reading Rockets also has Themed Book Lists.  These are great if you are going to focus on a theme this summer and need a good book to go along with it.  These lists are a amazing, go check them out here.

Here are some other Summer Reading Lists and Summer Reading Programs for kids:

The Horn Book Summer Reading List–Books for ages 0-High School

Association for Library Services–K-8th grade

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge–Sign up Your Child for this Free Online Reading Program

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program–If your child reads 8 books and record them on the journal you download from the website, they can pick out a free book from the summer reading list.


Happy Reading!!!


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