Summer Reading List Pt. 2
CHG’s Summer Reading List: For Young Readers
There is still a few weeks left of summer vacation. Get your young readers ready to return to school with some of our recommended reads! This list features books for all ages and interests. All books listed were printed at Color House Graphics.
Sleepwalkers: Round One by Izzi Breigh
You know this pattern: Go to school. Go home. Go to sleep.
You know where school is, where home is, but where is sleep? Is it a place like any other? That secret has been long kept by the Sleepwalkers and hidden from the waking world. In the dead of night, the Sleepwalkers roam the Round, keeping children like themselves safe from the nightmares lurking in sleep. They have never lost one of their own… until now.
Chess 101 by Dave Schloss
Learning how to play chess involves more than just knowing how to move the pieces. Chess 101, is a chess book for beginners that provides comprehensive chess training about everything a new player needs to know.
Chess 101 also contains over two dozen exhibits, designed to help you learn to play chess with ease!
It’s also now a recommended resource by the Boy Scouts of America for those wanting to obtain their chess merit badge.
Paisley’s Skating Adventures by Karen R. Barbee
My name is Paisley and I live on a farm in Gallatin Gateway, Montana. I have two passions; ice skating, and my two and four-legged friends.
While doing my chores, I tell my farm friends about my skating lessons and how I learn to spin and jump. Sometimes I practice in the barn, so my farm buddies can see what I am learning. It is so much fun to show them what I can do, and now they want to learn how to skate too!
I can’t wait for you to come along so I can share with you, all my ice skating adventures, it’s going to be so much fun!
An Owlish Rescue by Diane Lessanu
Watch as two brothers play in the trees and during their game run across an Owl with a worried look on his face. While they take time to rescue Mr. Owl, they almost forget about Cousin Susie’s party, yet Momma creates the best party ever.
National Park Mysteries Series by Mary Morgan
Mary has a passion for traveling, especially to National Parks. She has visited forty-five parks, exploring and photographing each one. She shares “America’s best idea” with children through facts and mysterious adventures, hoping to create in them a desire to explore the parks for themselves.
Books in the National Park Mysteries series include “Lava Chasers at Volcanoes National Park”, “Two if By Tea in Boston”, “Twisted Trails in Grand Canyon”, and more!
Paisley’s Skating Adventures: Birthday Celebration by Karen R. Barbee
Birthday celebrations are so fun, especially when Paisley and her farmanimals are planning a surprise birthday party! Join the gang as they prepare for a very special birthday. The farm is buzzing with activities, decorating, and even an ice skating show. Although a birthday party is the theme, readers will enjoy the whirl of activities and a few surprises that fill the pages of this charming book. Paisley’s Skating Adventures – Birthday Celebration, is a fun read, a great gift, and a keepsake, all in one!
The Campground Kids Series by C.R. Fulton
Isaiah, his sister Sadie, and their cousin Ethan, The Campground Kids, will take you on a journey of epic camping adventures. Join this squad as they begin exploring the most loved National Parks encountering mystery, challenge, survival, rescue and more in this action packed book series.
This series contains five books.
Why Can’t I by Diane Lessnau
In her latest book, Why Can’t I?, children see that dreams don’t have to be small. In twenty-two beautifully illustrated scenes and eleven stanzas of rhyming verse, young readers will see themselves driving a race car, flying in a spaceship to the moon, climbing a mountain above the clouds, riding an elephant in Africa, and crossing the Sahara on a camel.
The Mystery Searchers Series by Barry Forbes
Four teens fight crime and solve mysteries with the help of the local police. Throw in a bevy of high-tech tools – drones, GPS tracking tools, intruder alarms and listening bugs. Add virtues of leadership, courage, diligence, and perseverance. Then get ready for a clean, wholesome, fun read – one mystery after another!
The series includes 10 books.