Summer Books

Summer Books
Grab a seat and cool down with these charming summer time stories.

By Jamie McElroy
Summer is the season to play outside and enjoy the sun but there is always time to read! These books tell about exciting summer adventures, fun with friends, and the joy of being outside. Include them in a summer reading program or simply to celebrate the season.

Music and songs enhance any occasion and provide interesting educational opportunities. Check out some sizzling summer songs at SongsForTeaching.com.

The Other Side The Other Side, Jacqueline Woodson, $12.24

The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Jeanne Birdsall, $6.99

Summer According to Humphrey Summer According to Humphrey, Betty G. Birney, $14.99

Owly, Vol. 1: The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer Owly, Vol. 1: The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer, Andy Runton, $39.98

Summertime in the Big Woods (Little House Picture Book) Summertime in the Big Woods (Little House Picture Book), Laura Ingalls Wilder, $6.99

Hot Dog (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) Hot Dog (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1), Molly Coxe, $3.99

Come On, Rain! Come On, Rain!, Karen Hesse, $14.36

Miss Rumphius Miss Rumphius, Barbara Cooney, $7.99

Marshmallow Marshmallow, Clare Turlay Newberry , $9.76

The Night Before Summer Vacation The Night Before Summer Vacation, Natasha Wing, $3.90

Last Day Blues (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) Last Day Blues (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures), Julie Danneberg, $6.95

How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Dragonfly Books) How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Dragonfly Books), Mark Teague, $5.99

Carl's Summer Vacation Carl's Summer Vacation, Alexandra Day, $11.54

Savvy Savvy, Ingrid Law, $13.12

Where the Wild Things Are Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak, $10.62

The Giving Tree with CD The Giving Tree with CD, Shel Silverstein, $11.29

Madeline Madeline, Ludwig Bemelmans, $9.99

The Little Prince The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, $6.70