Books for Summertime

Summer Books for Kids

We LOVE a good book list here at Brave Writer!  Check these fun books out from your local library, or head to the bookstore, and get your kiddos in the summery spirit.


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Summer Books for Kids

Caveat: Please remember that you’re the parent. If you have doubts about the content of a particular book, please check the reviews of it or read it for yourself first.

Brave Little Camper (ages infant–5)

Hide and Seek Harry at the Beach (ages 2–5)

Maisy Goes Camping: A Maisy First Experience Book  (ages 2–5)

The Seashore Book (ages 3–5)

Llama Llama Sand and Sun (ages 3–5)

Stormy Night (ages 3–6)

Just Me and My Dad (Little Critter) (ages 3–7)   

Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea (ages 3–8)

OLIVIA Goes Camping (ages 4–6)

Curious George Goes Camping (ages 4–7)

Goodnight, Firefly (ages 4–7)

If You Find a Rock (ages 4–7)

With My Hands: Poems About Making Things (ages 4–7)

The Night Before Summer Vacation (ages 4–8)

Welcome to the Neighborwood (ages 4–8)

Goldfish on Vacation (ages 4–8)

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (ages 4–8)

Goodnight, Campsite (ages 5–6)

100 Bugs! A Counting Book (ages 5–7)

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt (ages 5–8)

Thunder Cake (ages 5–8)  

S Is for S’Mores: A Camping Alphabet (ages 6–9)

The Kids Campfire Book: Official Book of Campfire Fun (ages 6–12)

The Longest Day: Celebrating the Summer Solstice (ages 7–9)  

Camp Out!: The Ultimate Kids’ Guide (ages 7–12)

Kids’ Travel Journal (ages 7–12)

Hello, Universe (ages 8-12)

Nerd Camp (ages 8–12)

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus (ages 8–12)

Summer of the Monkeys (ages 8–12)

Summer of the Woods (ages 8–12)

The Lightning Thief (ages 10–14)

Beyond the Bright Sea (YA)

Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale (YA)


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