Live From Our Library: Quick Kids' Books for Summer Reading

Discover recommended reads that your child won't want to put down. Our expert, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey shares her picks for all ages.
May 20, 2019



May 20, 2019

In the busy summer months, with family plans and activities, sometimes its hard for your child to find the time to read. On our latest episode of Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey offers her recommendations for quick kids' books for summer reading. These selections are also great to help your young reader log those minutes for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. If you missed the chat or want to re-watch it, you can view the video on Facebook. Deimosa's recommendations cover all age bands and include the following:


  • Grow Up, David! by David Shannon 
  • I Am a Train by Ace Landers 
  • Smiley's Dream Book by Jeff Smith


Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Hgh School


Our Expert's Picks:

Summer reading
Raise a Reader Blog
Book Lists
Age 9
Age 8
Age 7
Age 6
Age 5
Age 4
Age 3
Age 2
Age 14
Age 13
Age 15
Age 10
Age 12
Age 11