Books to Read This Summer

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • June 17, 2020
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Summer is the time to slow down and enjoy the little things. One of the best ways to spend a summer day is with a good book. With so many fantastic books out there, it can be difficult to choose. We’ve compiled a list of this summer’s must-reads, so you don’t have to waste anytime getting started.

Books for Students in Grades K-2

Fiction
There Are No Bears in this Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach
Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish by Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld

Nonfiction
Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
I am Rosa Parks by Brad Meltzer

Series
Eerie Elementary by Jack Chabert
Geronimo Stilton by Geronimo Stilton

Books for Students in Grades 3-5

Fiction
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Nonfiction
The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca

Series
The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey
The Secret Hero Society by Derek Fridolfs

Books for Students in Grades 6-8

Fiction
Heat by Mike Lupica
Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Nonfiction
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World by Malala Yousafzai
Trapped by Marc Aronson

Series
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Cherub by Robert Muchamore

Books for Students in Grades 9-12

Fiction
Where She Fell by Kaitlin Ward
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl

Nonfiction
Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson

Series
The Agency Series by Y.S. Lee
His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman


Looking for something else to do this summer? Get a jump start on test prep!