Summer Kids Books

Even more kids books to keep you reading through the summer because you can never have too many!

Hi, Koo Hi, Koo!
by Jon J. Muth
J 811.54 MUT

An exuberant journey through the alphabet with panda bear, Koo.


Telephone Telephone
by Mac Barnett
E BAR

Clever page turns, hilarious details, and delightful wordplay abound in the bird world’s version of the classic game of telephone.


Monster My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am Not)
by Peter Brown
E BRO

Bobby thinks his teacher is the worst. . . that is until he accidentally meets her in the park.


The Pigeon Needs a Bath!  The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
by Mo Willems
E WIL

Pigeon returns- – this time he needs a bath but has other things to do. When he is finally convinced, he won’t get out of the tub!


Witch's Boy The Witch’s Boy
by Kelly Barnhill
J BAR

Following the adventures of new friends Ned and Aine in this imaginative tale of tricky magic. A complex journey about finding your voice.


Absolutely Almost Absolutely Almost
by Lisa Graff
J GRA

In this relatable tale, fifth grader Albie is not very good at a lot of things, but with a little help from a new babysitter, he finds out that being himself is the most important thing.


Half a Chance Half a Chance
by Cynthia Lord
J LOR

A young girl struggles to determine her place when her family moves to a new community. An authentic story of friendship, loss, and self-identity told through the lens of her interest in photography.


Rain Reign Rain Reign
by Ann M. Martin
J MAR

Rose’s obsession with homophones and rules distinguishes her from most other fifth graders, but also provides insights into the world of a child challenged by Asperger’s Syndrome.


-Nancy