Summer Reading, Jr.

My husband and I weren't terribly excited by the Summer Reading Lists our daughters came home from school with, so we decided to make our own. In case you need inspiration for your own littles, here they they are.


Naomi's Reading List (8 years old)

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis 

Holes by Louis Sachar 

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Amber and the Hidden City by Milton J. Davis

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum


Isys's Reading List (11 years old)

The Odyssey by Homer

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Ink and Ashes by Valynne Maetani

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak 


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