#summer reading

An American History Summer Reading List

A summer reading list that highlights American history, including political upheavals and Native American stories, including The Good Lord Bird by James McBride.

What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?

We're talking to library staff about how libraries are working to plan for summer reading programs despite the limitations caused by a global pandemic.

14 Summer Queer Books for Your June TBR

From a light and breezy romance to a dark literary novel, we've got your sunny season covered with these summer queer books.

21 Must-Have Summer Reading Accessories from Amazon

The Anti–Beach Read Book List

If your ideal summer beach read is a long, complicated, dense book, have we got the list for you. Pick up these challenging reads this summer.

5 Summer Adventure Novels to Add to Your TBR

This list of five summer adventure novels will take you from Seattle, over the Pacific Ocean, to the far corners of India, and beyond.

5 Fantastic National Summer Reading Programs for Kids of All Ages

Some of us miss those summer reading lists of yore, but don't pine! Here's a list of some all-ages summer reading programs happening now.

5 Beach Floats For Your Beach Reads

We're ready for summer and summer reads! Prepare for the season with these reader-friendly beach floats and enjoy the water with a perfectly matched book.

Quiz: Find Your Perfect Summer Read

It's not easy to find your perfect summer read. Here we come to the rescue with this new quiz, guaranteed to help you find The One.

The Case For Reading Other Books By Authors You Were Assigned in School

Books by Melville, Steinbeck, Thomas Hardy, and more authors you were assigned in school that you should pick up this summer.

Classics on My Summer Reading List

I've gotten away from classics after graduating from college, so I've made up my own summer reading list for this year.

Crush Your Summer Reading Assignment in 4 Easy Steps

Summer reading can be a chore AND get you off on the wrong foot when school starts. A former teacher offers 4 easy steps to make sure that doesn't happen.

100 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for the Summer

From realistic fiction to fantasy to non-fiction to graphic novels, we've got 100 must-read recommendations for your middle grade reader this summer!

10 Books from the Summer to Make You Smarter in the School Year

Entertaining and educational books from the summer to help you transition to the academic year.

Happy-Making Picture Books Filling Our Summer Reading Sheets

Excellent picture books that will make you smile and help fill your library summer reading sheets