Terrific resource for summertime reading

Websites offering summertime book recommendations can be overwhelming.
One of my favorite online resource for book recommendations is
Their recommendations are refreshingly on target for age appropriate titles.

In choosing books children will enjoy, parents should pay attention not just to the reading level but also to the emotional readiness a child brings to the story.
Some of my favorite evergreen titles:

Picture books ….& NO one ever outgrows the love of a great picture book:
Amos & Boris
by William Steig
Henrietta and the Golden Egg
by Hanna Johansen
by Dan Yaccarino
Way to Start a Day
by Byrd Baylor

Books for children in grades 2-5
Balto and the Great Race
by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Jake Drake Know-It-All
by Andrew Clements
Stone Fox
by John Reynolds Gardiner

Books for Children in Grades 4-6+
The Thirteen Clocks
by James Thurber|
Castle in the Attic
by Elizabeth Winthrop
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
by Robert O’Brien


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