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Summer Story

Summer Story
Jill Barklem
Picture Book (series)
Ages 4 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 1980, 0-689-83059-9
 

Mayfly

Mayfly
Marthe Jocelyn
Picture Book
Ages 3 to 5
Tundra Books, 2004, 0-8876-676-5
 

Grandpa and Bo

Grandpa and Bo
Kevin Henkes
Picture Book
Ages 3 to 6
Greenwillow, 1986, 0-06-623-837-4
 

How hot was it

How hot was it?
Jane Barclay
Illustrated by Janice Donato
Picture Book
Ages 3 to 5
Lobster Press, 2003, 189422270-9

Prairie Summer

Prairie Summer
Nancy Hundal
Illustrated by Brian Deines
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 6
Fitzhenry and Whiteside Canada, 1999, 1-55041-403-8

Grandma Summer

Grandma Summer
Harley Jessup
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 6
Puffin Books, 1999, 0-14-056833-6

Too too hot

Too, too hot
Judy Kentor Schmauss
Illustrated by Karol Kaminski
Fiction (Series)
Ages 4 to 6
Barron’s Educational Series, 2006, 0-7641-3285-7 

Summer is summer

Summer is Summer
Phillis and David Gershator
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Picture Book
Ages 4 to 6
Henry Holt, 2006, 0-8050-74449

A Prairie Boy's Summer

A Prairie Boy’s Summer
William Kurelek
Non-fiction Picture book
Ages 5 to 8
Tundra (Canada), 1975, 0-88776-116-X 

Summersaults

Summersaults
Douglas Florian
Picture Book/Poetry Collection
Ages 4 to 6
HarperCollins, 2002, 0-06-029267-9
 

Mouse's First Summer

Mouse’s First Summer
Lauren Thompson
Illustrated by Buket Erdogan
Picture Book (Series)
Ages 3 to 5
Simon and Shuster, 2004, 0-689-85835-3 

It's Summer

It’s Summer!
Linda Glaser
Cut-Paper Illustrations by Susan Swan
Picture Book
Ages 5 to 8
Millbrook, 2003, 0-7613-1757-0

Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day

Amanda Pig and the Really Hot Day
Jean Van Leeuwen
Pictures by Ann Schweninger
Fiction
Ages 4 to 7
Penguin, 2005, 0-8037-2887-5
 

Who likes the Sun

Who likes the Sun?
Etta Kaner
Illustrated by Marie Lafrance
Non-Fiction
Ages 4 to 6
Kids Can Press, 2007, 1-55337-840-7

Summer Beat

Summer Beat
Betsy Franco
Illustrated by Charlotte Middleton
Picture Book
Ages 3 to 5
Simon and Schuster, 2007, 14169-1237-1

Summer

Summer
Jill Kalz
Non Fiction (Series)
Ages 4 to 6
The Creative Company, 2006, 1-58341-364-2
 
 

Eloise's summer vacation

Eloise’s Summer Vacation
Lisa McClatchy
Illustrated by Tammie Lyon
Fiction (Series)
Ages 4 to 6
Simon and Schuster, 2007, 0-689-87454-5
 

Lazy Days of Summer

Lazy Days of Summer
Judy Young
Illustrated by Kathy O’Malley
Non-Fiction Picture Book
Ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2007, 1-58536-241-7
 

The Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice
Ellen Jackson
Illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis
Non-Fiction
Ages 7 to 10
Millbrook, 2001, 0-7613-1985-9 

A couple of boys have the best week ever

A Couple of Boys have the Best Week Ever

Marla Frazee

Picture Book

Ages 6 to 9

Harcourt, 2008, 978-0-15-206020-6

 

Ready for Summer

Ready for Summer

Marthe Jocelyn

Board Book

Ages 1 to 4

Tundra Books, 2008, 978-0-88776-860-6

 

The boy who wouldn't swim

The boy who wouldn’t swim

Deb Lucke

Picture Book

Ages 5 to 7

Clarion Books, 2008, 978-0-618-91484-5

Firefly Mountain

Firefly Mountain

Patricia Thomas

Illustrated by Peter Sylvada

Picture Book

Ages 5 to 8

Peachtree Press, 2007, 978-1-56145-360-3

The Sleeping Porch

The Sleeping Porch

Ian Wallace

Picture Book

Ages 4 to 7

Groundwood Books, 2008, 0-88899-826-0

Henry and Mudge in the green time

Henry and Mudge in the Green Time

Cynthia Rylant

Illustrated by Sucie Stevenson

Fiction (Series)

Ages 5 to 7

Simon and Schuster, 1992, 0-689-81001-6

 

 

Heat Wave

Heat Wave

Eileen Spinelli

Illustrated by Betsy Lewin

Picture Book

Ages 3 to 7

Harcourt, 2007, 978-0-15-216779-0

 

 

Fun dog sun dog

Fun dog, Sun dog

Deborah Heiligman

Illustrated by Tim Bowers

Board Book

Infants to age 4

Marshall Cavendish, 2005, 978-0-7614-5531-8

 

 

Summer Wonders

Summer Wonders

Bob Raczka

Illustrated by Judy Stead

Picture Book

Infants to age 5

Albert Whitman, 2009, 978-0-8075-7653-3

Lucy's Summer

Lucy’s Summer

Donald Hall

Illustrated by Michael McCurdy

Picture Book

Ages 6 to 8

Godine, 1994, 1-56792-348-8

 

 

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