Need a printable summer reading log to motivate your children to keep reading when taking a break from school? This reading log comes with matching bookmarks too. No more dreaded dog ears in your children’s books!
Once you have downloaded the free reading log, you can use it as an incentive to promote and improve reading skills in your kids. Maybe you offer them a reward after they have read a certain number of books. You could also do a competition between siblings to see who will read the most books during the summer break.
While you are here, scroll on down for our recommend summer reading list for kids of all ages. It’s broke down by age groups, so you should find something for everyone to read and enjoy!
(The free printable summer reading log is below this list!)
Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids
Summer Reading List for Toddlers
Toddlers tend to enjoy board books with lots of pictures and bright colors. They incorporate lift the flap type adventures to keep the child interested. Rhyming words are very popular in these books too.
Summer Reading List for Preschoolers
These books are a little more complex with detailed stories. They contain words suited for beginning readers.
Dragons Love TacosAre You My Mother? (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)The Girl Who Never Made MistakesRichard Scarry’s Busy, Busy TownDuck! Rabbit!Kindergarten, Here I Come!The Tortoise and the Hare
Summer Reading List for Elementary Schoolers
Designed for readers ages 6-11, these books are great for those that need to improve their reading skills. Most are funny stories sure to captivate the attention of your reader!
The Adventures of Captain UnderpantsShould I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book)Big Nate: Revenge of the Cream PuffsAmelia Bedelia Chapter Book #1: Amelia Bedelia Means BusinessThe Berenstain Bears Learn About StrangersNate the GreatCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryEloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups
Summer Reading List for Middle Grades
Longer chapter books are recommended for middle grades readers.
The Maze RunnerWonderHarry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Special Rehearsal Edition ScriptThe League and the LanternOh My Godmother The Glitter TrapBy Lois Lowry The Giver (Readers Circle (Laurel-Leaf)) (Reprint)Charlotte’s WebAnne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Summer Reading List for Teens and Young Adult
I would even recommend this summer reading list to adults! I have read a couple of these and the rest are on my “to read” list!
Printable Summer Reading Log
And here is the printable reading log to keep track of your child’s books during the summer! I recommend printing the log and bookmarks on card stock paper so they hold up for as long as they are needed.