Summer reads for kids

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PHOENIX -- Summer reading is something many adults enjoys, but kids might balk. After all, they've been reading in school all year. So, how to you get them to settle in with a good book?

Coreen Wagner, the youth librarian for the city of Glendale, shared some ideas with Kaley O'Kelley.

In addition to setting a good example by reading yourself, the best thing you can do is let them pick their own books. That will give them a sense of responsibility.

Wagner made some book suggestions for kids who are just learning to read to those who are a little more advanced.

Picture Books
Fandango Stew by David Davis
Rrralph by Lois Ehlert
Where's Walrus by Stephen Savage
 
Readers
Fly High, Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems
 
Chapter Books
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Half-Minute Horrors by edited by Susan Rich
How to Grow Up and Rule the World by Vordak the Incomprehensible, aka Scott Seegert
 
Non Fiction
How They Croaked by Georgia Bragg
Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes by Steven Spangler