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 (53 Books): $789.35

Summerreading
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 Talent Show (Confetti Kids #11)

By Thornhill

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 18

PB: $10.95
HC: $15.95
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A Special Goodbye (Confetti Kids #12)

By Thornhill

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 18

PB: $10.95
HC: $15.95
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Block Party (Confetti Kids #3)

By Hooks

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

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

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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Music Time (Confetti Kids #4)

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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Want to Play? (Confetti Kids #2)

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

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

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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Lily's New Home (Confetti Kids #1)

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

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

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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The Protest (Confetti Kids #10)

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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The Perfect Gift (Confetti Kids #6)

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

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

PB: $10.95
HC: $14.95
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Follow That Map! (Confetti Kids #7)

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 Garden (Confetti Kids #5)

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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The Buddy Bench (Confetti Kids #8)

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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Pablo's Pet (Confetti Kids #9)

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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Copycat

By Hale

Illustrated by Hale

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: PreK - 5

DRA: 38

HC: $20.95
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Galápagos Girl/Galapagueña

By Arnold

Illustrated by Dominguez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Spanish Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: PreK - 5

Lexile Level: AD700L
DRA: 38

PB: $12.95
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I Can Be...Me!

By Newman

Illustrated by Gonzalez

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 20

HC: $19.95
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Marvelous Mabel

By Hubbard

Illustrated by Harris

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 5

AR Level: 0.5 - 4.3
DRA: 38

HC: $20.95
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Mi Familia Calaca / My Skeleton Family

By Weill

Illustrated by Zárate

Guided Reading: G
Spanish Guided Reading: G
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: Birth - 2

AR Level: 0.5 - 1.2
Lexile Level: 240L
DRA: 12

PB: $11.95
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Once Around the Block / Una vuelta a la manzana

By Lozano

Illustrated by Lozano

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Spanish Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 10

AR Level: 0.5 - 4.9
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
HC: $16.95
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ABeCedarios

By Weill

Illustrated by Jiménez / Basseches / Jiménez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: A
Spanish Guided Reading: A
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 3

DRA: 1

PB: $11.95
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Let's Work

By Weill

Illustrated by The Master Artisans of Chigmecatitlán

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: G
Spanish Guided Reading: F
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: K - 3

DRA: 12

HC: $14.95
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Opuestos

By Weill / Santiago / Santiago

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: A
Spanish Guided Reading: A
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 1

DRA: 1

PB: $11.95
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Vámonos

By Weill

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: D
Spanish Guided Reading: D
Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: K - 5

HC: $19.95
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Dream Carver / El tallador de sueños

By Cohn

Illustrated by Córdova Boone

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Spanish Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 4

DRA: 34

PB: $12.95
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How We Can Live

By Garcia

Illustrated by Davidson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: K - 5

DRA: 60

HC: $20.95
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Sélavi (That is Life)

By Youme

Illustrated by Youme

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 6

AR Level: 0.5 - 3.5
Lexile Level: AD590L
DRA: 44

PB: $12.95
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Stacey Abrams

By Warren

Illustrated by Mikai

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - 5

DRA: 60

HC: $20.95
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Maximilian & the Mystery of the Guardian Angel (Max's Lucha Libre Adventures #1) / Maximilian y el misterio del Ángel de la Guarda

By Garza

Illustrated by Garza

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Spanish Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 7

AR Level: 3.0 - 4.7
Lexile Level: 820L
DRA: 50

PB: $18.95
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Maximilian & the Curse of the Fallen Angel (Max's Lucha Libre Adventures #4) / Maximilian & la maldición del Ángel Caído

By Garza

Illustrated by Garza

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Spanish Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 7

PB: $18.95
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Maximilian & the Lucha Libre Club (Max's Lucha Libre Adventures #3) / Maximilian y el Club de Lucha Libre

By Garza

Illustrated by Garza

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Spanish Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 3 - 7

AR Level: 3.0 - 4.3
Lexile Level: 670L
DRA: 44

PB: $18.95
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Maximilian & the Bingo Rematch (Max's Lucha Libre Adventures #2) / Maximilian & la revancha de la lotería

By Garza

Illustrated by Garza

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Spanish Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 3 - 7

AR Level: 3.0 - 3.9
Lexile Level: 640L
DRA: 44

PB: $18.95
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El cuarto turquesa / The Turquoise Room

By Brown

Illustrated by Garcia

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Spanish Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 5

DRA: 40

HC: $20.95
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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: $10.95
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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 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: $10.95
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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: $10.95
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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 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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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 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: $10.95
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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 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: $10.95
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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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Blessing's Bead

By Edwardson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 5 - 10

AR Level: 6.0 - 4.9
Lexile Level: 870L
DRA: 80

PB: $15.95
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Fight Back

By Dassu

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 5 - 9

DRA: 60

HC: $21.95
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Speculation

By Shawl

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 8 - 12

AR Level: 7.0 - 4.8
DRA: 60

HC: $19.95
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Mèo and Bé

By Nguyen

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 80

HC: $21.95
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Snitchers

By Dunn

Teacher's Guide

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

HC: $20.95
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The Everything I Have Lost

By Zéleny

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 9
Interest Level: 9 - 12

Lexile Level: HL670L

HC: $15.95
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Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky

By Bowles

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 5 - 8

Lexile Level: 1010L
DRA: 60

PB: $19.95
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House of Purple Cedar

By Tingle

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 5 - 9

PB: $22.95
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Jaya and Rasa: A Love Story

By Patel

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 8
Interest Level: 9 - 12

PB: $11.95
HC: $16.95
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The Moonlit Vine

By Santiago

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 80

HC: $24.95
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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