From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems: Del Ombligo de la Luna y Otras Poemas de Verano
by Francisco X. Alarcón
Author Francisco Alarcón shares memories of his childhood summers in Mexico through simple, inspiring poems. Each poem is written in Spanish and English.
El autor Francisco Alarcón comparte memorias de los veranos de su niñez en México con poemas sencillos e inspiradores. Cada poema estáescrito en español e inglés y estáacompañado con ilustraciones espectaculares.
Baby animals spend the summer growing, playing and learning from their parents.
Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Read Aloud, Read to Self
Summer Reading is Killing Me
by Jon Scieszka
The Time Warp Trio is back in another hilarious Jon Sciescka tale. This time Joe, Fred and Sam are trapped inside their summer reading list. Your child will roll with laughter as they contend with good and evil characters from their book list, such as a giant Teddy Bear, the Twits, Frog and Toad and the Wild Things.
This award-winning novel tells about the relationship between 14-year-old Sara and her developmentally delayed brother, Charlie. When Charlie wanders off to find some swans, Sara's life changes forever. Newbery Medal, 1971
Learn about the customs and legends associated with the summer solstice. Filled with interesting facts, stories, craft projects, and recipes, this book will keep your child busy during the summer months.
Mr. Keene, an exuberant principal, loves his school so much that he decides to have school every Saturday and even during holidays and summer vacation. Your child will love finding out about Tillie's creative plan to save her vacations.
Jamie and his best friend enjoy spending warm summer days playing together in the fields that surround their houses. Unfortunately, a tragic event ends Jamie's life and forces a young boy to figure out how he can experience joy again without his best friend.