Children’s Books About Summer

Summer fun… fireworks, building sandcastles, poolside games and reading for relaxation! Kids just  love summer! Why not  follow their interests with these enjoyable books about one of their favorite times of the year?  These cool books with help you and your child beat the sizzling summer heat. Shhh… they’ll hardly notice that they’re practicing valuable reading skillls as well!!!

For a complete list of recommended summer reading for kids from toddlers to teens, see the Little Ones Summer Reading Special.


Patriotic Picture Books:

Pledge Of Allegiance

America The Beautiful

The Flag We Love

Happy Birthday America


Summer  Read Aloud & Chapter Books:

Summer (Beginner Books(R))

Beach Day

Summer’s End

Arthur’s Family Vacation: An Arthur Adventure

Is this a house for Hermit Crab?

Summer of the Sea Serpent (Magic Tree House, No. 31

Stage Fright on a Summer Night (Magic Tree House #25)

Revolutionary War On Wednesday #25

The Wild Whale Watch (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, No. 3)

The Great Shark Escape (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book, No. 7)