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Summer Fun

Summer is a time to relax a little, have some adventures, earn a little money, and, in the case of the characters in many of these titles, have a life-changing moment.

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen

Catherine Murdock
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2007

Dunk

David Lubar
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2004
Different Seasons

Different Seasons

Stephen King
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Short Stories, Thriller / Horror
Published:
1983
Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer: A Story of Faith, Family and Fighting to Get Back on the Board

Bethany Hamilton
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
2004
My Almost Epic Summer

My Almost Epic Summer

Adele Griffin
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Published:
2006

The Au-Pairs

Melissa de la Cruz
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2004
The Watsons Go To Burmingham

The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963

Christopher Paul Curtis
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Published:
1995

Hit the Road

Caroline Cooney
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2006

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Ann Brashares
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2001

The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits and a Very Interesting Boy

Jeanne Birdsall
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2005

Summer Boys

Hailey Abbott
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2009
We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball

Kadir Nelson
Age Level:
Middle Grade