Summer Reading - Ages 6 and Up

The 39-Story Treehouse Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250026927
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 7th, 2015

Andy and Terry are back, and their treehouse is better (and taller) than ever! This illustrated chapter book is perfect for new and reluctant readers alike. Adventure, slapstick humor, and two smarty-pants main characters make this series a huge store favorite. Other available titles in the series are [1] THE 13-STORY TREEHOUSE and [2] THE 26-STORY TREEHOUSE.


Emma and the Blue Genie Cover Image
By Cornelia Funke, Kerstin Meyer (Illustrator), Oliver Latsch (Translator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385375405
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 14th, 2014

An early chapter book with full color illustrations and a whimsical, magical adventure plot? Sign me up! Join Emma and the powerless blue genie on their epic quest to recover his stolen magical nose ring from a rival genie. This is a wonderful story of friendship with a puppy sidekick to boot!


The Show Must Go On! Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9781616204068
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 8th, 2014

This is the first book in the very charming Three Ring Rascals series, about the world’s best and kindest circus troupe. Black and white illustrations bring the whimsical story to life, and the friendly animal characters are sure to be favorites with young readers. Other available titles in the series are [2] THE GREATEST STAR ON EARTH, [3] THE CIRCUS GOES TO SEA, and [4] POP GOES THE CIRCUS.


Logan Pryce Makes a Mess Cover Image
By Grace Gilmore, Petra Brown (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481426244
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Published: Little Simon - April 7th, 2015

It’s 1892 in Maple Ridge, Illinois, and Logan Pryce is used to working on his family’s farm. When his father starts working in the general store, he’s eager to help, but he soon learns that life in the store is very different from life on the farm. The first in a wholesome (in the best way) new series in the tradition of LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE, but for a younger audience. Other available titles in the series are [2] THE LUCKY WHEEL and [3] THE BIG CITY, on sale 6/9.


Lulu's Mysterious Mission Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442497474
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2015

Lulu, an especially difficult child, is not very excited to be left at home with a babysitter when her parents go on vacation…WITHOUT HER! She hatches a series of cunning plans to get rid of the sitter, until she learns something that changes her mind and convinces herself that it might not be so bad after all. Full of sharp humor and pitch-perfect illustrations, Lulu is a character young readers won’t soon forget. Other available titles about Lulu are [1] LULU AND THE BRONTOSAURUS and [2] LULU WALKS THE DOG.


The Year of Billy Miller Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062268143
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 26th, 2015

Follow Billy Miller during his extraordinarily ordinary second-grade year, in which he learns to love his sister, navigate elementary school, and be more responsible in his family. This is one of those great, believable elementary school stories that kids will surely love. 


Dory Fantasmagory Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780803740884
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Published: Dial Books - October 9th, 2014

Dory follows a long literary tradition of little girls with big imaginations...znd hers is so big, in fact, that it gets her in trouble. Her parents and older siblings have had enough of her crazy games, but Dory is just getting started. If you love a precocious, energetic heroine with a host of imaginary friends, this is the book for you! Also perfect for all those long-suffering babies of the family. Keep your eyes peeled for the sequel, [2] DORY AND THE REAL TRUE FRIEND, on sale 7/7.


Beast Keeper Cover Image
By Lucy Coats, Brett Bean (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448461939
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - January 8th, 2015

This is the first in the new Beasts of Olympus series, which interprets Greek myths for early chapter book audiences. This first book tells the story of Demon, son of the god Pan, who is called to Olympus on his tenth birthday to tend the stables of mythical beasts. A fun introduction to the classic stories. The other available title in this series is [2] HOUND OF HADES.


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