A Summer Book Basket

Our summer book basket is too full and not unified. It doesn’t capture the flavor of what I want for our summer fun reading. But it is what it is- for now.

The Storm Book by Cynthia Rylant

The Life Cycle of A Tree by Bobbie Kalman

It’s Summer by Linda Glaser

How a Seed Grows- Let’s Read and Find Out Science

Web Weavers and Other Spiders by Bobbie Kalman

Red, White, and Blue: The Story of the American Flag

Landmark: Liberty!

Summer with the Moody’s by Sarah Maxwell

Fireflies! By Julie Brinkoe (will need parent discussion while reading)

The Sky is Full of Stars- Let’s Read and Find Out Science

One Small Square Pond

One Small Square Seashore

One Small Square Night Sky

One Small Square Tropical Rain Forest

One Small Square Swamp

Oil Spill – Let’s Read and Find Out Science

Assateague: Island of the Wild Ponies

The Cloud Book by Tomie de Paola

Dandelions: Stars in the Grass

Dandelions by Eve Bunting

The Dandelion Seed by Anthony

The Snail’s Spell by Joanne Ryder

Otters Under Water

The Fourteen Bears in Summer and Winter

The Reason For A Flower by Ruth Heller

A Nest Full of Eggs- Let’s Read and Find Out Science

Dancers in the Garden by Joanne Ryder

A Salamander’s Life

About Birds

Ant Cities –Let’s Read and Find Out Science

Butterflies and Moths by Bobbie Kalman

Where Butterflies Grow by Joanne Ryder

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Roxaboxen by Barbara Cooney

Summer Story

Books on their way to the summer time basket:

In honor of our rolling, rocking, mountain shaking thunder storms:

Thunder Cake by Patricia Pollacco

Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll- Let’s Read and Find Out Science

Fire Safety

Stop, Drop, and Roll (A Book about Fire Safety)

Books I wish were in the summertime basket

Star Spangled Banner by Peter Spier

Summer Days by Sarah Maxwell

The Fourth of July Story

Picture books about Mary Cassatt

And art prints up on our wall