Summer vacation has officially started and for many parents, that means a lot of free time to fill for their kids.
How about a trip to the ancient Martial Empire or to a faraway desert island? These summer reading picks will take your young ones to some of the most remote edges of the earth.
Johnson County Librarians Dennis Ross and Kate McNair and retired librarian Debbie McLeod selected some titles to keep kids and teens reading all summer long.
Recommendations for ages 3-10
- Smick! By Coreen Cronin, illustrated by Juana Medina. Ages 3 – 6.
- Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton, Ages 4 - 8.
- Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson, Ages 5-10.
- Billy’s Booger: a Memior (Sorta) by William Joyce and his younger self. Ages 5 – 10.
- Princess In Black by Shannon Hale, Ages 6-9.