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Welcome to part two of the Summer Reading Recommendations post. If you missed the first part, you can read it here.
In this second part I will be recommending several easy to read books.
They vary in difficulty level, so you can look at the examples I include and judge for yourself with ones would work for your child.
I have also included a printable list containing all of the titles I am going to mention, which you can find at the bottom of this post.
The first books on the list are the Little Bear Books by Else Holmelund Minarik.
The books shown are:
- Little Bear
- Little Bear’s Visit
- Little Bear’s Friend
- Father Bear Comes Home
- Little Bear and the Marco Polo
That’s just of few of the Little Bear books available.
Click on the images below to view the pages larger.
The Mercy Watson books written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by Chris van Dusen is next on the list. The Mercy Watson books are just hilarious!
Shown is the entire series
I just love the Mr. Putter and Tabby books by Cynthia Rylant.
The stories are so sweet and entertaining.
The books shown are:
- Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea
- Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake
- Mr. Putter and Tabby Feed the Fish
- Mr. Putter and Tabby Smell the Roses
- Mr. Putter and Tabby See the Stars
- Mr. Putter and Tabby Row the Boat
- Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane
Those are just a mere fraction of the Mr. Putter and Tabby
Nate the Great Books by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat is another great book series for kids who gaining reading ability, but haven’t quite reached the novel stage yet.
Shown in the picture are:
- Nate the Great
- Nate the Great Goes Undercover
- Nate the Great and the Missing Key
- Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag
- Nate the Great Talks Turkey
There are many more titles in the series.
The Amelia Bedelia by Peggy and Herman Parish are so funny! Poor Amelia Bedelia takes all of her orders so literally, and ends up in trouble.
The books in the picture are:
- Amelia Bedelia
- Amelia Bedelia and the Baby
- Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping
- Amelia Bedelia Helps Out
- Amelia Bedelia Bakes Off
But, as you might expect, there are so many more than those shown on this short list.
My First Little House Books are sweet little books that are easy to read. If you are a fan of the originals than you should read these with your kids.
The title shown in the picture are
of course those aren’t the only ones in the series. There are many more to found and enjoyed!
That’s the entire list! Thank you for reading this post. I hope this list will come in handy for you. For your convenience I have created a printable list containing all of the titles I mentioned in this post with you can find here.
If you missed the last part in this series with all of my picture book recommendations you can read it here.
Stay tuned for the next part of the Summer Reading Recommendations post which will contain easy to read chapter books and novels.