Splash Into Summer Reading

Ah summer - a time for road trips, days by the pool, nights around the fire, and lots and lots of reading!

Librarians around the country are preparing to kick off their Summer Reading programs and we're here to help. We've rounded up new and classic titles for every age to check out.

As an added bonus, you can download printable title lists for both iRead and CLSP themes to make your library’s summer reading planning even easier! Scroll down to the bottom and click on the images to download.

Young Readers

Bravo, Avocado!

By Chana Stiefel
Illustrated by Anna Süßbauer

Take an adorable and hilarious trip to the farmer's market with Avocado!

The Mermaid Princesses

By Maya Cameron-Gordon
Illustrated by Mirelle Ortega

Sister mermaids take on the ocean to see which can become the legend of the sea.

Crab & Snail: The Evil Eel

Written by Beth Ferry
Illustrated by Jared Chapman

Our favorite beachy friends are back in this third seaside adventure.

Middle Grade

The Grace of Wild Things

By Heather Fawcett

An Anne of Green Gables inspired witchy wooded fantasy.

The Greatest Kid in the World

By John David Anderson

A laugh-out-loud read about what it really means to be the greatest.

Gnome Is Where Your Heart Is

By Casey Lyall

Lemon sets out to prove that her grandfather was visited by aliens 30 years ago.


All the Dead Lie Down

By Kyrie McCauley

An atmospheric horror novel that takes place in a beach-side Victorian home.


By Catherine Bakewell

A cottagecore fantasy romance that brings all the vibes.

Julieta and the Romeos

By Maria E. Andeu

Will a summer writing project turn into Julieta's very own meet-cute?

Find Your Voice

From writing, to acting, to music, there are many ways for young people to express themselves. Encourage your readers to find their own voices with these great books!

All Together Now

From friends to family to the many communities we're a part of, these stories all focus on relationships and the importance of coming together in order to grow, learn, and thrive.