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Archibald Frisby
by Michael Chesworth
Even when shipped off to summer camp to have fun, Archibald can't leave his love for science behind so he involves campmates in his passion.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Science
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Best Friends
by Steven Kellogg
Kathy feels lonely and betrayed when her best friend goes away for the summer and leaves her alone.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Friends
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Bigmama's
by Donald Crews
Crews's brilliant illustrations and lively text capture the bonds four children develop during their summer visit to their Grandma's farm in the South. Your child will enjoy this autobiographical story about a very special family reunion.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Danitra Brown Leaves Town
by Nikki Grimes and Floyd Cooper
How can Zuri and Danitra share their summer vacation when Zuri is at home in the city and Danitra is visiting her family in the country? These two creative friends decide to write letters and poems to each other. Your child will enjoy finding out about the events each girl experiences, from a family reunion to a block party and much more.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Friends, Multicultural
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Frederick
by Leo Lionni
In this classic tale, mice spend their summer busily gathering food for the long, bitter winter ahead--all except Frederick, that is. Your child will enjoy finding out what the clever Frederick stores up through the summer to share with his friends during the dreary winter.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes:
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Missing May
by Cynthia Rylant
Summer has lived with her Aunt May and her Uncle Orb since she was six years old. When her Aunt passes away, both she and her uncle are overwhelmed with grief and sadness. With help of a neighbor, they set out on a quest to contact her spirit.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family
Types: Read Aloud
Muffler Man: El Hombre Mofle
by Tito Campos
Following in his father's footsteps, Chuy works all summer at a muffler shop to earn enough money to move from Mexico to the United States. Chuy is determined to help his father find work in a muffler shop. He finally convinces his father to make a muffler man statue to greet the customers like the one he made back home in Mexico. Written in English and Spanish.

Como su padre, Chuy trabaja por todo el verano en una tienda de mofles para ganar suficiente dinero para mudarse de México a los Estados Unidos. Chuy se decide a ayudar a su padre encontrar trabajo en un taller de mofles. Por fin, convence a su padre que construya una estatua de un hombre de mofles para saludar a los clientes como la que hizo en México. Escrito en inglés y español.

Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Spanish and Bilingual
Types: Read Aloud
Music in DerrickĀ’s Heart, The
by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
Uncle Booker T., who makes magic by playing his harmonica music from his heart, spends the summer teaching young Derrick how to play.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Feelings, Music
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Painting the Wind
by Patricia and Emily MacLachlan
A young boy shadows several painters one summer, carefully observing their interests and techniques. Inspired by their talents, he takes on the ultimate challenge of painting the wind. This poignant story truly captures the beauty of Mother Nature during the summer and will awaken the artist within your child.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes:
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Pictures from Our Vacation
by Lynne Rae Perkins
A girl uses her notebook and camera to record memories of her summer trip, which includes some rain, a little sunshine, and a family reunion with lots and lots of cousins.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Family
Types: Read Aloud

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