Summer Reading

Meet the Chapter Books

Meet the Chapter Books

Great Summer Reads for Independent Readers Penguin Young Readers published these chapter books earlier this summer and we wanted to encourage you to pick up a copy for the young independent reader in your home. Keep the kids engaged in reading with these fun adventures and colorful characters. About The Kid from Planet Z: Talking(…)

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

While we may think of far off places all year long, summer brings with it a certain air of adventure. Here are a few of our favorite Wanderlust Books for summer reading. Pyramid Hunters: The Iron Tomb Join Sam Force on a fast-paced adventure through Egypt that’s part National Treasure and part Indiana Jones with(…)

Thistle Downe:  a Tale of Trolls and Fairies #BookReview

Thistle Downe: a Tale of Trolls and Fairies #BookReview

Life as a troll is never easy, but Tyson faces more challenges than most. When his mother’s early death leaves him with an unfeeling father, he finds himself alone, unloved and uneducated. Trying to better himself through education, he’s bullied about both his looks and his race. Confronting barrier after barrier, his dream of building(…)

The Four Bears #BookReview

The Four Bears #BookReview

About the Book: It’s Mayhem and Merriment in the forest today. Berries are being picked (and eaten), chores may be getting done, or maybe not! A fast game of Tiddly Winks is a family challenge. A warm family tale of The Four Bears in their family forest home. A busy day before the Bear family(…)

Professor Astro Cat’s Atomic Adventure

Professor Astro Cat’s Atomic Adventure

About the Book: Class is in session, and the subject is physics. Your teacher? Why, he’s the smartest cat in the galaxy! In this brilliant follow up to Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space, our trusty feline returns to take you on a journey through the incredible world of physics. Learn about energy, power and(…)

The Mermaid and the Moon #BookReview

The Mermaid and the Moon #BookReview

About the Book: The little Mermaid, Marnie, is afraid of the Moon, who is so Big, so Bright and so Far Away. She gets tangled in a fisherman’s net and escapes with the help of the light of the Moon. She and her friends, the Merkids, team up to help Martin, the Moon, rescue a(…)