100 Books for Summer Reading

100 Books for Summer Reading
Wouldn’t it be fun to see if you can read 100 books with your kids this summer?

Here is our 100 Books of Summer Reading List:

Note: We have LOVED and read and re-read the majority of these books. We think these titles are the best of the best. How many of them are you familiar with? How many of them do you already own? ENJOY!

1 A Splendid Friend, Indeed (Goose and Bear stories) by Suzanne Bloom
2 A winter day by Douglas Florian
3 All Those Secrets of the World by Jane Yolen
4 And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss
5 Apple Pie Fourth of July by Janet S. Wong
6 Bear Snores On (The Bear Books) by Karma Wilson
7 Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
8 Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
9 Charlie Cook's Favorite Book by Julia Donaldson
10 Chester's Way by Kevin Henkes
11 Chugga-chugga Choo-Choo by Kevin Lewis
12 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
13 Corduroy by Don Freeman
14 Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen
15 Dinosaur's Binket by Sandra Boyntan
16 Eloise Wilkin's Poems to Read to the Very Young
17 Fanny's Dream by Caralyn Buehner
18 Freight Train by Donald Crews
19 Frog and Toad All Year by Arnold Lobel
20 Giants Come in Different Sizes by Jolly Roger Bradfield
21 Good Night, Sleep Tight by Barbara Cratzius
22 Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
23 Hansel and Gretel by Michael Morpurgo
24 The Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz
25 Hop On Pop by Dr. Seuss
26 Hopper by Marcus Pfister
27 How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long
28 I Dream of Trains by Angela Johnson
29 I Said No! by Kimberly King
30 I Saw You in the Bathtub and Other Folk Rhymes by Alvin Schwartz
31 I See Santa Everywhere by Glenn McCoy
32 If I Had a Big Blue Boat by Kindermusik
33 In A Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz
34 Is There Really a Human Race? by Jamie Lee Curtis & Laura Cornell
35 Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh
36 June 29, 1999 by David Wiesner
37 Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka
38 Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems
39 Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk
40 Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
41 Little Quack's Bedtime by Lauren Thompson
42 Mean Soup by Betsy Everitt
43 Mice Are Nice by Charles Ghigna
44 Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
45 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
46 Miss Spider's Wedding by David Kirk
47 Most Loved in All the World by Cozbi A.Cabrera
48 My Garden by Kevin Henkes
49 My Parents Think I'm Sleeping by Jack Prelutsky
50 No Fighting, No Biting by Else Holmelund Minarik
51 No Jumping On The Bed! by Tedd Arnold
52 Not A Box by Antoinette Portis
53 Old Man Whickutt's Donkey by Mary Calhoun
54 On The First Day of Grade School by Emily Brennen
55 On the Moon by Anna Milbourne and Benji Davies
56 Ootah's Lucky Day by Peggy Parish
57 Purplicious by Victoria Kann
58 Runny Babbit by Shel Silverstein
59 School Days by B.G. Hennessy
60 Sector 7 by David Weisner
61 See Inside Your Body by Katie Daynes
62 Snow Music by Lynne Rae Perkins
63 Someday by Alison McGhee
64 Stay Awake Sally by Mitra Modarressi
65 Stone Soup by Ann McGovern
66 Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
67 Superfudge by Judy Bloom
68 Sylvester and The Magic Pebble by William Steig
69 Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs by Alan Katz
70 The Secret-Keeper by Kate Coombs
71 The Adventures of Marco and Polo by Dieter Wiesmuller
72 The Alphabet from A to Y With Bonus Letter Z by Steve Martin
73 The Art Lesson by Tomie De Paola
74 The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers
75 The Best Nest by P. D. Eastman
76 The Bunny Book by Richard Scarry
77 The Empty Pot by Demi
78 The Hinky-Pink: An Old Tale by Megan McDonald
79 The Impossible Patriotism Project by Linda Skeers
80 The Napping House by Audrey Wood
81 The Paper Bag Princess (Classic Munsch) by Robert N. Munsch
82 The School Bus Driver from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler
83 The Secret of Saying Thanks by Douglas Wood
84 The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
85 The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
86 Three Samurai Cats by Eric A. Kimmel
87 Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
88 Tootle by Gertrude Crampton
89 Truce by Jim Murphy
90 Tsunami! by Kajikawa Kimiko
91 Volunteer of the Year by Marc Brown
92 Where the Sidewalk Ends: the Poems and Drawing of Shel Silversteinby Shel Silverstein
93 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
94 Who Said Boo? by Nancy White Carlstrom
95 Who Wants a Dragon? by James Mayhew
96 Who Wants an Old Teddy Bear? by Ginnie Hoffmann
97 Whose Shoes? by Stephen R. Swinburne
98 Wild About Books by Judy Sierra
99 William Shakespeare -To Sleep, Perchance to Dream by James Mayhew
100 Your Body Belongs to You by Cornelia Spelman

Reading with your children is such a great way to spend time in the summer when it is too hot to go outside. This list is also great for bedtime reading all through the year.

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