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Growing Reader

The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids Ages 6 – 8

by Janssen Bradshaw


Is there a better time to squeeze in fun reading than during the summer months? I don’t think so!

With extra hours at home or traveling for vacation, reading books is a great way to fill those long (glorious) summer hours. Plus, reading helps prevent the summer slide.

Whether you’re reading together or your child is going solo, here’s a list of terrific new books that hit on all kinds of interests.

Looking for summer reading ideas for younger or older kids? Check out our 2021 lists for Kids Ages 3 – 5, Ages 9 – 12, and Teens.