District 65 K-5 Summer Reading List 2021

Book List , Kids

Overground Railroad

Title: Overground Railroad
By: Cline-Ransome, Lesa
Published: 2020

Suggested ages are from the publisher or each item’s library catalog record.
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 8


We Are Water Protectors

Title: We Are Water Protectors
By: Lindstrom, Carole
Published: 2020

Picture Book
Ages 3 to 7


Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

Title: Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away
By: Medina, Meg
Published: 2020

Picture Book
Ages 5 to 7


Evelyn Del Rey Se Muda

Title: Evelyn Del Rey Se Muda
By: Medina, Meg
Published: 2020

Picture Book
Ages 5 to 7


Feathered Serpents and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth

Title: Feathered Serpents and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth
By: Tonatiuh, Duncan
Published: 2020

Picture Book/Folklore
Ages 5 to 9


Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business

Title: Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business
By: Lee, Lyla
Published: 2020

Easy Chapter Book
Ages 6 to 9


King and the Dragonflies

Title: King and the Dragonflies
By: Callender, Kacen
Published: 2020

Fiction
Ages 8 to 12


Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!

Title: Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!
By: Kapit, Sarah
Published: 2020

Fiction
Ages 8 to 12


Second Dad Summer

Title: Second Dad Summer
By: Klas, Benjamin
Published: 2020

Fiction
Ages 7 to 11


Here in the Real World

Title: Here in the Real World
By: Pennypacker, Sara
Published: 2020

Fiction
Ages 8 to 12


Stef Soto, El Reina del Taco (currently available on Hoopla)

Title: Stef Soto, El Reina del Taco (currently available on Hoopla)
By: Torres, Jennifer
Published: 2018

Fiction
Ages 8 to 12


Stef Soto, Taco Queen

Title: Stef Soto, Taco Queen
By: Torres, Jennifer
Published: 2018

Fiction
Ages 8 to 12


Twins

Title: Twins
By: Johnson, Varian
Published: 2020

Graphic Novel
Ages 8 to 11


Green Lantern: Legacy

Title: Green Lantern: Legacy
By: Lê, Minh
Published: 2020

Graphic Novel
Ages 8 to 12


Karen's Witch

Title: Karen's Witch
By: Martin, Ann M. (original creator)
Published: 2020

Graphic Novel
Ages 7 to 10


La Hermanita de Los Niñeras: La Bruja de Karen

Title: La Hermanita de Los Niñeras: La Bruja de Karen
By: Martin, Ann M. (original creator)
Published: 2020

Graphic Novel
Ages 7 to 10
(Title currently on order. You can place a hold on the title.)


Your Place in the Universe

Title: Your Place in the Universe
By: Chin, Jason
Published: 2020

Non-Fiction
Ages 4 to 8


Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifara

Title: Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifara
By: Fleming, Candace
Published: 2020

Non-Fiction
Ages 6 to 9


Incredible Jobs You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

Title: Incredible Jobs You've (Probably) Never Heard Of
By: Labarre, Natalie
Published: 2020

Non-Fiction
Ages 8 to 11


The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love and Truth

Title: The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love and Truth
By: Various authors
Published: 2020

Non-Fiction
Ages 10 and up


Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices

Title: Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices
By: Various Authors
Published: 2020

Short Story Collection
Ages 8 to 12


Just Like Me

Title: Just Like Me
By: Brantley-Newton, Vanessa
Published: 2020

Poetry
Ages 4 to 8


Superheroes Are Everywhere

Title: Superheroes Are Everywhere
By: Harris, Kamala
Published: 2019

Biography
Ages 4 to 8


Los superhéroes están en todas partes

Title: Los superhéroes están en todas partes
By: Harris, Kamala
Published: 2019

Biography
Ages 4 to 8


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