Johnson County Librarians Recommend The Best Summer Reading For Kids And Teens

Jun 9, 2017

The books 'Born A Crime,' 'Harris and Me,' 'Beyond The Bright Sea,' and 'One Last Word' all received glowing reviews from the Johnson County Librarians. They are Debbie McLeod, Kate McNair and Dennis Ross.
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Summer break is here, and for students that means sunshine, fresh air and months away from school. For youths looking to keep the heat from melting their minds, there's nothing like a good book. Today, our panel of librarians have reading recommendations that are sure to divert young eyes from the television, and keep young brains active and engaged.

For preschool through 2nd grade

For 3rd through 6th grade

For middle- and high-schoolers