The Ultimate Summer Reading Book List for Ages 6 to 7

Encourage joyful reading throughout the summer with engaging stories, captivating series, and fun workbooks.

Jun 19, 2024



The Ultimate Summer Reading Book List for Ages 6 to 7

Jun 19, 2024

Between ages 6 to 7, kids are beginning to explore independent reading and deciding what types of stories they enjoy — and summer is the perfect time to hone their interests by introducing them to new characters and series!

Plus, check out these popular workbooks under $7.

The 7th edition of the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report shows that the number one thing kids want in a book is humor. A great laugh-out-loud option for your growing reader is Bad Food  #4: Live and Let Fry — a hilarious book about buddies Slice, Totz, and Scoop as they join a family of donuts to save Belching Walrus elementary from an evil foe!

Share this fun summer reading challenge to complete together as a family.

Young readers also want books that help them become more familiar with topics that interest them, and books that help them imagine and understand other people’s lives. For example, books like Best Wishes #2: The Sister Switch will teach your child about important social-emotional concepts like empathy and getting along with those closest to us. 

Shop our top summer book picks for ages 6 to 7 below! You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store

New Releases

Engage your reader all summer long with the hottest new books of the season.

Books Under $5

These budget-friendly books under $5 will keep beginning readers turning pages on their beach towels.

Book Sets to Read All Summer

Explore book sets and collections featuring favorite series, characters, and more to keep your child reading all summer long!

Workbooks and Activity Books

Another way to keep your kid learning over summer — and give them a headstart on next year — is with fun workbooks and activity books.

For more summer reading books for ages 6 to 7, check out the expert-approved books for beginning readers book list. Keep your child reading over the summer with expert tips and book recommendations (including a summer reading list for 3rd grade) with our summer reading guide.


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