Summer Reading: Our Favorite Books for Kids of All Ages

Summer Reading: Our Favorite Books for Kids of All Ages

No matter how old you are, summertime is the perfect chance to relax, decompress, and enjoy a good book. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite summer reading books for kids of all ages. Have you read any of these titles? We want to know what you think!


It is never too early to start reading to your child. There are all sorts of great books out, perfect for the tiniest readers of your family. A few of our favorites include…

Spaceblock – This adorable bard book series will teach your little one all about space. The beautifully illustrated pages unfold to reveal the entire solar system!

The Golden Girls: Goodnight, Girls – Any 80s parents out there? You’ll love putting your little one to bed with the help of Sophia, Dorothy, Blanch, and Rose. This is an adorable book that both little ones and their parents will love.


There are so many great books for preschoolers out this year. These books feature beautiful illustrations and great messages for your little ones. This year, we are loving…

The Book With No Pictures – Written by B.J. Novak, this clever book delights youngsters time and time again. Watch their imaginations soar, while they giggle along to the story.

Powwow Day – This is a beautifully illustrated book that emphasizes the power and importance of community.

Be My Neighbor – This is a fun, lift-the-flap book, which also incorporates a seek-and-find adventure for your young readers.

Early Elementary

My Parents Won’t Stop Talking – Most children can relate to the events in this book. A lesson in patience, this book also helps adults emphasize with how children view the world.

Friends Do Not Eat Friends – Two dinosaurs with bold personalities, become unlikely friends in this level 1 reader.

Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear – Written by elementary reading specialist Kevin Bolger, Lazy Bear, Crazy Bear is a collection of zany cartoons carefully designed to teach all five long vowel sounds.

Elementary and Beyond

Blast Off: How Mary Sherman Morgan Fueled America into Space – This is the true story of one of the most important rocket scientists of all time. Mary Sherman Morgan helped to create the technology that fuels rockets to this day!

How to (Almost) Ruin Your Summer – This is a laugh-out-loud book that teaches children the importance of being flexible, while also not giving up.

What are some of the books that made your summer reading list? Let us know on Facebook!