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3 Children's Books to Add to Your Child's Summer Reading List 📚

Summer is right around the corner! With this season change, marks the beginning of summer travel, vacations, and the end of school. While the kid's are out of school, continue to foster their love of reading and learning with these amazing book recommendations.


  1. Mermaids Don't Wear Floaties by Rachelle Jones Smith, is number one on our list, because with the summer sun comes the pool and lots of fun. This endearing storybook is about Morah, who fancies herself a mermaid. There is just one problem, mermaids do not wear floaties. Will Morah find the confidence to learn how to swim?

2. Ellie and The Rainy Day by Kimberly Davis-Peters - Summertime is not always sunshine! Some days we will experience the rain, pouring rain. When Ellie wakes up and discovers the pouring rain, she is sad with disappointment. Ellie's mom shows her how to dance in the rain, and enjoy the day even when things do not go as planned.

3. Fizzy Fred's Arena by Marshall Childs - Sports go with summer, like flip-flops go with sand. Meet Clancy, an energetic vendor at Oriole Park. As he reflects on his days as a vendor at the arena, he discovers that things are better together. Follow his journey as he tells his story about the people and things he has seen at the arena.

In addition to these recommendations for your child's summer list, we have amazing titles perfect you Pre-School and Elementary aged readers.

Happy Reading!

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