Summer is right around the corner! This means day-camp planning, family vacations, and of course, keeping your child's mind active during this lengthy break from school.
How does your family avoid the summer slide? By making reading a summer-long adventure – and having your kids participate in Scholastic's 11th annual Summer Reading Challenge! By making reading a fun experience, your kids can develop their skills outside of the classroom, and have fun doing it!
We've chosen 15 of our favorite book picks your kids won't be able to put down. Take a look at these titles and remember to sign your reader up for the Summer Reading Challenge to begin logging minutes!
There's also an awesome opportunity to win some of the books listed below in a month-long giveaway hosted by the Scholastic Store Online. Enter for a chance to win here!
Wings of Fire #1: The Dragon Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland
The Trials of Apollo #1: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
Smile by Raina Telgemeier
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J.K. Rowling
Foxcraft #1: The Taken by Inbali Iserles
Dork Diaries 9 : Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen by Rachel Renée Russell
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney
DC Comics: Secret Hero Society #2: Fort Solitude by Derek Fridolfs
Star Wars: Jedi Academy #4: A New Class by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Amulet Boxset: Books 1-3 by Kazu Kibuishi
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Donut Go Breaking My Heart by Suzanne Nelson
Revenge of the Happy Campers by Jennifer Ziegler
Riding Chance by Christine Kendall