I can fondly recall the end of each elementary school year when the dutiful teachers issued summer reading lists - I loved it! Since I read and review so many amazing middle grade books for my blog, I decided to post my own sizzling summer reading list. The ten wonderful books listed below all contain stories that occur in the summer, and are all novels I would highly recommend. Whether you'd like a "light read" with a glass of lemonade (or chardonnay) or would simply like to enjoy a bit of exceptional writing, these ten tales will fit the bill!
Simply click on a title for a review of the book that interests you.
*1 - Dead End in Norvelt, by Jack Gantos
*2 - The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly
*3 - The Higher Power of Lucky, by Susan Patron
*4 - Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo
*5 - Walk Two Moons, by Sharon Creech
*6 - Olive's Ocean, by Kevin Henkes
*7 - Turtle in Paradise, by Jennifer L. Holm
*8 - The Wanderer, by Sharon Creech
*9 - Moon Over Manifest, by Clare Vanderpool
*10 - Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms, by Lissa Evans
Happy reading, and have a great summer!