Summer Reading Collection - SummerReading

This collection includes titles from our Diverse Summer Reading List for Grades PreK–8. Appealing texts and pictures by outstanding authors and illustrators of diverse backgrounds engage young readers all summer long with both fiction and nonfiction titles. 

Summer Reading Collection (47 Books): $689.65

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Themes

Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Overcoming Obstacles, Multiethnic interest, Cultural Diversity, Childhood Experiences and Memories, African/African American Interest, Asian/Asian American Interest, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Pride, Tolerance/Acceptance, Diversity

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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The Buddy Bench

By Hooks

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: PreK - 2

DRA: 16

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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Follow That Map!

By Tan

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: PreK - 2

DRA: 16

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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The Perfect Gift

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 2

AR Level: 2.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 470L
DRA: 16

HC: $14.95
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The Garden

By Hooks

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 2

DRA: 16

PB: $9.95
HC: $14.95
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Pablo's Pet

By Tan

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 2

DRA: 16

PB: $10.95
HC: $15.95
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The Protest

By Thornhill

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: J
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 2

DRA: 18

PB: $10.95
HC: $15.95
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Music Time

By Hooks

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 2
Intervention: 10

DRA: 16

PB: $9.95
HC: $14.95
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Block Party

By Hooks

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 2
Intervention: 6

AR Level: 1.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 430L
DRA: 16

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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Want to Play?

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 2
Intervention: 12

AR Level: 1.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 390L
DRA: 14

PB: $9.95
HC: $14.95
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Lily's New Home

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: J
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 2
Intervention: 14

AR Level: 2.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 420L
DRA: 18

HC: $14.95
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The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe

By Hubbard

Illustrated by Belford

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 60

PB: $10.95
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The Story of Car Engineer Soichiro Honda

By Weston

Illustrated by Yamasaki

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
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The Story of World War II Hero Irena Sendler

By Vaughan

Illustrated by Mazellan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
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The Story of Olympic Swimmer Duke Kahanamoku

By Crowe

Illustrated by Waldrep

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
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The Story of Movie Star Anna May Wong

By Yoo

Illustrated by Wang

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 50

PB: $8.95
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The Story of Civil Rights Hero John Lewis

By Benson / Haskins

Illustrated by Boyd

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 8

DRA: 60

PB: $9.95
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The Story of Trailblazing Actor Ira Aldridge

By Armand

Illustrated by Cooper

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 8

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
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The Story of All-Star Athlete Jim Thorpe

By Bruchac

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 7

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
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The Story of Banker of the People Muhammad Yunus

By Yoo

Illustrated by Akib

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 4 - 8

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
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The Story of Olympic Diver Sammy Lee

By Yoo

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 50

PB: $9.95
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The Story of Civil War Hero Robert Smalls

By Halfmann

Illustrated by Smith

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 50

PB: $9.95
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The Story of Environmentalist Wangari Maathai

By Johnson

Illustrated by Sadler

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 50

PB: $9.95
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Ten Blocks to the Big Wok

By Hu

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: L
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: PreK - 3

DRA: 24

HC: $19.95
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All Around Us

By González

Illustrated by Garcia

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Spanish Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 5

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD680L

HC: $19.95
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Alicia and the Hurricane / Alicia y el huracán

By Newman

Illustrated by Erazo Baez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Spanish Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: K - 5

DRA: 40

HC: $19.95
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Juna and Appa

By Park

Illustrated by Hoshino

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3

DRA: 28

HC: $19.95
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If I Were a Tree

By Zimmerman

Illustrated by Tsong

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: PreK - 3

HC: $19.95
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My Magic Wand

By Mora

Illustrated by Alvarez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: L
Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: PreK - 1

DRA: 24

HC: $18.95
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Magic Like That

By Doyon

Illustrated by Bowers

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 3

DRA: 34

HC: $19.95
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Where Wonder Grows

By González

Illustrated by Garcia

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: K - 4

DRA: 40

HC: $19.95
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Bottle Tops

By Goldberg

Illustrated by Zunon

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 7

DRA: 44

HC: $20.95
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Crossing Bok Chitto

By Tingle

Illustrated by Rorex Bridges

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 7

AR Level: 4.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
DRA: 44

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Nibi's Water Song

By Tenasco

Illustrated by Lady Bird

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: PreK - 2

DRA: 28

HC: $18.95
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The Bee Tree

By Buchmann / Cohn

Illustrated by Mirocha

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 5.7 - 1.0
Lexile Level: NC1090L
DRA: 44

PB: $12.95
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Julieta and the Diamond Enigma

By Armendáriz

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 44

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¡Sí, Se Puede! / Yes, We Can!

By Cohn / Rodríguez

Illustrated by Delgado

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Spanish Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 3.8 - 0.5
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
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Miosotis Flores Never Forgets

By Burgos

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 7

DRA: 60

HC: $18.95
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The Witch Owl Parliament (Clockwork Curandera #1)

By Bowles / Raúl the Third

Illustrated by Duffy / Robinson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 7 - 12

PB: $18.95
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The Shadow Prince

By Durham

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 9

DRA: 60

HC: $21.95
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Rise of the Halfling King (Tales of the Feathered Serpent #1)

By Bowles

Illustrated by Bowles

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 4 - 8

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
DRA: 44

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Lucha Libre

By Garza

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 2 - 7

AR Level: 4.8 - 0.5

PB: $8.95
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Boys of the Beast

By Zepeda

Teacher's Guide

Grade Level: 8
Interest Level: 8 - College

HC: $21.95
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The Sky We Shared

By Vernick

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 6 - 11

HC: $22.95
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Echoes of Grace

By McCall

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 8
Interest Level: 7 - 12

DRA: 80

HC: $21.95
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Black Was the Ink

By Coles

Illustrated by Johnson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 8
Interest Level: 8 - 12

DRA: 80

HC: $21.95
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Gabi, A Girl in Pieces

By Quintero

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 8
Interest Level: 8 - College

DRA: 80

PB: $16.95
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The Harvey Milk Story

By Krakow

Illustrated by Gardner

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 1 - 6

DRA: 60

PB: $11.95