Wendy's Writing Project Blog

Summer Reading 2012 June 17, 2014

I set a goal to read a new children’s book each day of summer break (in addition to some books for pleasure and professional development). I’m looking forward to discovering some great read alouds and mentor texts for next year.

Those Rebels, John & Tom by Barbara Kerley
Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships by Catherine Thimmesch
The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter
Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
Redwoods by Jason Chin
Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins
Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit by Chris Van Dusen
National Geographic Kids: Pandas by Anne Schreiber
Kate & Pippen: An Unlikely Love Story by Martin Springett
Kate and the Beanstalk by Mary Pope Osborne
National Geographic: Storms by Miriam Busch Goin
Tom’s Tweet by Jill Esbaum
The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi and Kyrsten Brooker
What You Never Knew About Tubs, Toilets & Showers by Patricia Lauber
Postcards From Camp by Simms Taback
Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen
Dream Something Big by Dianna Hutts Aston
My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee
Zoo Girl by Rebecca Elliott
One Love adapted by Cedella Marley
Grandpa Green by Lane Smith
Green by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Tornado Slim and the Magic Cowboy Hatby Bryan Langdo
Bawk & Roll by Tammi Sauer
Falcon by Tim Jessell
Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester Laminack
Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt
Chester by Melanie Watt
Panda Kindergarten by Joanne Ryder
Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter by Linda Glaser
Beatrix by Jeanette Winter
Bed Hog by Georgette Noullet
Blackout by John Rocco
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham
Meet the Howlers by April Pulley Sayre
Prairie Numbers: An Illinois Alphabet by Kathy-jo Wargin
What To Do About Alice? by Barbara Kerley
The Small Brown Dog With a Wet Pink Nose by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
Desk Stories by Kevin O’ Malley
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by Alicia Potter
The Hungry Ghost of Rue Orleans by Mary Quattlebaum
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce
Happy by Mies van Hout
Katie Woo: No More Teasing by Fran Manushkin
Seeing Symmetry by Loreen Leedy
Book Speak: Poems About Books by Laura Purdle Salas
Larf by Ashley Spires
Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey by Mini Grey
Gem by Holly Hobbie
Fish Had a Wish by Michael Garland
Boy + Bot by Amy Dyckman
The Cloud Spinner by Michael Catchpool
Hornbooks and Inkwells by Verla Kay
You Will Be My Friend! by Peter Brown
Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo
Samantha on a Roll by Linda Ashman
Max’s Castle by Kate Banks
Soccer Hour by Carol Nevius
Marty McGuire by Kate Messner
Chopsticks by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
The Life of Abigail Adams by Maria Nelson
Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan
Building Stories by Isabel Hill
The American Revolution From A to Z by Laura Crawford
Nasty Bugs by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Hottest Coldest Highest Deepest by Steve Jenkins


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