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Awesome Books to Read With Your Child This Summer

Reading is a great activity to do with your kids during the summer! Check out some of our favorites!

Ducks Don't Wear Socks
Ducks Don’t Wear Socks by John Nedwidek
Emily is a serious girl. She enjoys serious things like bird-watching, math, and playing the cello. Until one day while she’s on a walk, Emily runs into Duck, who is anything but serious. Through a series of humorous run-ins, Duck teaches Emily the importance of laughing especially at oneself. (PreSchool-Grade 2)

Spoon
Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
This is the cute tale of Spoon, a happy utensil. Though he’s always been fairly satisfied with life, lately he has started to feel as if being a spoon is not all it’s cracked up to be. Fork, Knife and Chopsticks seem to have it better than him. Perhaps greater things await him… but do they? Kids will love the unconventional characters and relevant story line as they learn about celebrating differences and appreciating the things that make us unique. (Preschool-Grade 1)

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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you’ve never met one like this before. As he pleads, wheedles, and begs his way through the book, children will love being able to answer back and decide his fate. (PreSchool-Grade 2)

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. (Preschool- Grade 2).

What are your favorite story time books? Let us know, we would love to hear about them!

Posted June 18, 2014

by Kelly

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