The dog days of summer are just around the corner ... or maybe they’re already here. One way that kids can beat them is with a great book. Our panel of librarians were here again with their favorite titles of the summer.
- Debbie McLeod, retired librarian.
- Dennis Ross, director of youth services at the Johnson County Public Library.
- Lacie Griffin, collection development specialist at the Johnson County Public Library.
- The Nuts: Sing and Dance in your Polka-dot Pants by Eric Litwin, Preschool – Grade 1.
- Snappy the Alligator by Julie Falatko and Tim Miller, Preschool – Grade 1.
- Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins, Grades 3-6.
- The Wild Robot by Peter Brown, Grades 3-6.
- Allie, First at Last by Angela Cervantes, Grades 4-6.
- Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt and Allison McGhee, Grades 4-6.
- Pax by Sara Pennypacker, Grades 4-7.
- The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann, Grades 4-7.
- Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo, Grades 4-7.
- Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans, Grades 5-9.
- Booked by Kwame Alexander, Grades 6-10.
- Ms. Marvel: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson, Grades 7 and up.
- All American Boys by Jason Reynolds, Grades 8 and up.
- Away We Go by Emil Ostrovski, Grades 9 up.