The Best Book Sets for Summer Break

These expert-approved options are perfect for quiet time.
May 27, 2021



The Best Book Sets for Summer Break

May 27, 2021

A great book set helps kids build their reading skills — and feel more confident in those skills — over the summer. Plus, they give kids plenty to do during quiet time!

“After reading one book on a topic, young readers feel more comfortable reaching for the next, because they’ve built knowledge on the topic and key vocabulary,” says Karen Baicker, the publisher for Family and Community Engagement (FACE) at Scholastic. “Books that seemed out of grasp before quickly become more interesting and less daunting.”

The expert-approved book sets (from Owl Diaries to Dog Man!) on this list are known to engage kids, teach new vocabulary, and turn even the most reluctant readers into avid book lovers. You'll find early reader book sets that help kids transition from picture books to chapter books, plus more complex book sets that advance older kids' reading skills.  

Shop the best book sets for summer break below! You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store

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