Reading can be one of the many fun activities children choose to fill their summer time. And research has shown it is also much more!
Children who participate in public library summer reading programs make achievement leaps during the summer.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) reading lists below are created by children’s librarians as a resource to share with patrons, and may also be available in ebook, audio book, braille, and large print formats. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore this list to find resources that may match or spark their child’s interest. Connect with your local library to find out what’s happening this summer.
- ALSC Summer Reading List Birth – Pre-K
- ALSC Summer Reading List Kindergarten – Grade 2
- ALSC Summer Reading List Grade 3 – Grade 5
- ALSC Summer Reading List Grade 6 – 8
The 2021 Summer Reading Book List was created by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). Titles on this list were selected by members of ALSC’s Quicklists Consulting Committee. For more booklists, please visit www.ala.org/alsc/booklists.
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. From creative programming and best practices to continuing education and professional connections—ALSC members are innovators in the field of children’s library service.