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 (43 Books): $600.85

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 Buddy Bench

By Hooks

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 16

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

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

PB: $9.95
HC: $14.95
6PK: $59.70
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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: $7.95
HC: $14.95
6PK: $47.70
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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: $7.95
HC: $15.95
6PK: $47.70
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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

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: $7.95
HC: $14.95
6PK: $47.70
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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: $7.95
HC: $14.95
6PK: $47.70
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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

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

PB: $7.95
HC: $14.95
6PK: $47.70
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Lily's New Home

By Yoo

Illustrated by Ng-Benitez

Teacher's Guide

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

AR Level: 2.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 420L
DRA: 12

PB: $7.95
HC: $14.95
6PK: $47.70
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The Electric Slide and Kai

By Baptist

Illustrated by Johnson

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 34

HC: $19.95
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Kiyoshi's Walk

By Karlins

Illustrated by Wong

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 3

DRA: 34

HC: $18.95
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The Lion Queens of India

By Reynolds

Photographed by Reynolds

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 3

DRA: 40

HC: $18.95
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Zombies Don't Eat Veggies!

By Lacera / Lacera

Illustrated by Lacera

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: PreK - 5

DRA: 34

HC: $19.95
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Nacho's Nachos

By Nickel

Illustrated by Dominguez

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 34

HC: $18.95
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Seven Golden Rings

By LaRocca

Illustrated by Sreenivasan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 6

DRA: 40

HC: $19.95
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What We Believe

By Garcia

Illustrated by Davidson

Teacher's Guide

Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: PreK - 5

PB: $10.95
EBOOK: $7.99
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She Was the First!

By Russell-Brown

Illustrated by Velasquez

Teacher's Guide

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

DRA: 44

HC: $19.95
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Sharuko

By Brown

Illustrated by Chavarri

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Spanish Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 6

HC: $19.95
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Butterfly for a King

By Trumbore

Illustrated by Roth

Teacher's Guide

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

HC: $20.95
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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

HC: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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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: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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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
6PK: $53.70
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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
6PK: $53.70
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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: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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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
6PK: $53.70
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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
EBOOK: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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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
6PK: $53.70
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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
6PK: $53.70
Medium_my_cover

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
6PK: $53.70
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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

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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
6PK: $59.70
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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
6PK: $59.70
Medium_boyeverywhere_cover

Boy, Everywhere

By Dassu

Teacher's Guide

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

EBOOK: $9.99
Medium_indiannomore_seal_small

Indian No More

By McManis / Sorell

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 8

Lexile Level: 720L

HC: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.95
Medium_saffaf_cover

Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame

By Kelkar

Teacher's Guide

Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

HC: $21.95
EBOOK: $9.99
Medium_atsd_cover_pp

All The Stars Denied

By McCall

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 7 - 12

DRA: 60

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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On These Magic Shores

By Méndez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 60

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Grand Theft Horse

By Neri

Illustrated by Wilkin

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 6 - 12

DRA: 80

Medium_rh_cover

Rogue Heart

By Oh

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

Lexile Level: HL790L
DRA: 80

HC: $21.95
Medium_iaaj_final_cover

I Am Alfonso Jones

By Medina

Illustrated by Jennings / Robinson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 6 - 12

Lexile Level: GN640L
DRA: 80

PB: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
6PK: $113.70
Medium_the_magnolia_sword_front_cover

The Magnolia Sword

By Thomas

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 7 - 12

Lexile Level: 840L
DRA: 60

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Summer of the Mariposas

By McCall

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 6 - College

AR Level: 5.4 - 13.0
Lexile Level: 840L
SRC: 5.5
DRA: 80

PB: $14.95
EBOOK: $7.99
6PK: $89.70