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Days of Summer

Created by Kristin Shaw
  • Details about Flip Flop! : a sticker book

    Flip Flop! : a sticker book

    by Dana Meachen Rau ; illustrated by Jana Christy

    Two best friends ponder over and partake in summer's seemingly endless possibilities. There's fun to be had at the sunny shore, fireworks to watch, and amusement parks to visit. This Step 1 story has big type and easy words, rhyme and rhythm, picture clues and includes two sheets of stickers!…more

  • Details about Captain Awesome : Book 1 : Captain Awesome to the rescue!

    Captain Awesome : Book 1 : Captain Awesome to the rescue!

    by Stan Kirby; illustrated by George O'Connor

    Bad guys beware! Eugene McGillicudy just happens to be the most awesome superhero of all time...Captain Awesome. MI-TEE! Now readers between the ages of five and seven can read chapter books tailor-made for a younger level of reading comprehension. Heavily illustrated with large type, Little Simon's young chapter books let young readers feel like they are reading a "grown-up" format with subject, text, and illustrations geared specifically for their own age groups! Eight-year-old Eugene McGillic……more

  • Details about Baby Loves Summer! : a Karen Katz lift-the-flap book

    Baby Loves Summer! : a Karen Katz lift-the-flap book

    by Karen Katz

    Soak up summer with this sunny lift-the-flap board book from Karen Katz! Little ones will love lifting the flaps in this new Karen Katz book to reveal a big yellow sun, flip-flops, an ice cream cone, and everything else that Baby loves about summer! The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps make this a perfect summertime treat for parents and children to share. Featuring new Karen Katz branding that reflects her vibrant colors and patterns, this holiday favorite is sure to delight little ones!…more

  • Details about The Girl on the High-Diving Horse

    The Girl on the High-Diving Horse

    by Linda Oatman High ; illustrated by Ted Lewin

    Ivy Cordelia is plain lucky. It's the summer of 1936, and she gets to stay in Atlantic City all summer long, where there's so much to see: boxing kangaroos, human cannonballs, card-playing cats . . . and high-diving horses! If there's anyone luckier than she is, it must be the girl on the high-diving horse, who daily performs her dangerous-looking act while the crowd cheers. Ivy's dream is to be that girl. But could she ever be that brave? The spun-candy-and-sea-spray world of the Atlantic City ……more

  • Details about Summer

    Summer

    by Emily C. Dawson

    In Summer, emergent readers will explore the season of summer. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover how summer weather affects the behavior of animals, the growth of plants, and the activities of people. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the four seasons, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the summer season online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate w……more

  • Details about Marvels in the Muck : life in the salt marshes

    Marvels in the Muck : life in the salt marshes

    by Doug Wechsler

    Stunning photos and expert text reveal the secret lives of salt marshes. Along the coasts, where ocean tides mix salt water with fresh water, nature has created salt marshes--soggy places full of natural wonders. For years, salt marshes were maligned, drained, or filled in. Now salt marshes are valued as the home of fascinating wildlife, including more than twenty different species of birds. Ornithologist and photographer Doug Wechsler takes the reader on a down-and-muddy tour of the year-round ……more

  • Details about The Island of Dr. Libris

    The Island of Dr. Libris

    by Chris Grabenstein

    Chris Grabenstein, author of the New York Times bestselling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of the I Funny series with James Patterson, celebrates the power of imagination with this action-packed adventure that shows that sometimes the real story starts after you close the book! What if your favorite characters came to life? Billy's spending the summer in a lakeside cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. But something strange is going on. Besides the security cameras ……more

  • Details about Secret of the Summer School Zombies

    Secret of the Summer School Zombies

    by Scott Nickel ; illustrated by Matt Luxich

    Trevor thought nothing could be worse than spending the entire summer in school. Then his teachers turn into homework-crazed creatures! Now Trevor and his friend Filbert must find a way to stop the zombies. Or they'll be trapped inside the classroom of doom forever!…more

  • Details about A Day in the Sun

    A Day in the Sun

    by Frank Berrios

    Boys ages 3 to 7 will love this full-color storybook that features Kristoff and Sven from Disney's Frozen !…more

  • Details about Summer at Forsaken Lake

    Summer at Forsaken Lake

    by Michael D. Beil

    With their father en route to Africa for Doctors Without Borders, city-kids Nicholas and younger twin sisters Haley and Hetty are off to spend the summer with their Great-Uncle Nick at his house on Forsaken Lake. Despite some initial doubts, Nicholas is right at home in the country: he learns to sail, learns about his father as a boy, and makes fast friends with a local-girl, the tomboy Charlie. The summer takes a turn toward the mysterious, though, when Nicholas discovers an old movie that his ……more

  • Details about Alicia : a Clique novel

    Alicia : a Clique novel

    by Lisi Harrison

    Alicia takes on Mission Spalfa: Spanish Alpha Back in Spain to visit her relatives, Alicia discovers that Spain's newest pop sensation Ignacio is searching for a true Spanish beauty to star in his new hit-single video. She can't believe her luck If Alicia is cast as a true Spanish beauty, Massie will never call her fake-Spanish again. The only trick: She'll have to beat her super-bonita cousins to win the coveted spot. Adios, bimbos "…more

  • Details about Summer Adventures

    Summer Adventures

    by Catherine Saunders

    School's out and the girls of Heartlake City are off on their latest adventures. Go along with the LEGO(r) Friends as they spend their summer exploring the city in this new reader from DK…more

  • Details about My Life As a Book

    My Life As a Book

    by Janet Tashjian ; with cartoons by Jake Tashjian

    Summer's finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting silly investigations. But when his parents decide to send him to Learning Camp, Derek's dreams of fun come to an end. Ever since he's been labeled a "reluctant reader," his mom has pushed him to read "real" books--something other than his beloved Calvin & Hobbes. As Derek forges unexpected friendships and uncovers a family secret involving him……more