Summer is such a fun time. Relax. Enjoy the sunshine, swimming, and probably a handful of cookouts.
Do you keep your kids reading through the summer? Summer reading is a great way to avoid that learning regression that happens to a lot of kids but also gives kids something to do and an adventure to get involved in. If you have an accomplished reader in your house they are gonna love this list of the best chapter books for kids and they are perfect for summer!
Best Chapter Books for Kids
1. Magic Treehouse is a favorite in our house and this starter set comes with 4 books for your kiddo to enjoy.
2. Who can get over the superhero of elementary school in The Adventures of Captain Underpants.
3. This girl is seriously funny and the first set of Junie B. Jones will have your child laughing for sure!
4. Full of friends and funny situations Amelia Bedelia comes in different sets for some serious reading fun.
5. Henry Huggins is a great read for both boys and girls with a sweet tale of a boy who meets a friendly dog.
6. The Mouse and the Motorcycle is such a classic and imaginative tale of the adventures of a mouse.
7. Fantastic Mr. Fox is a clever fox and he is up to no good!
8. Frindle is such a wonderful book about a boy who learns something interesting about words.
9. The bravery of a mouse, a servant girl, and rat, and a princess is a captivating one in The Tale of Despereaux.
10. The Zoo At The Edge of the World is a magical and mysterious read perfect for diving into this summer.
11. Reading The Boxcar Children will open your kid’s eyes to the life of four orphaned children who do anything to stay together.
12. Oh the fun to be had in the fun tales of the 30 story school in Sideways Stories From Wayside School.
13. Charlotte’s Web is a book that never gets old and a true classic tale of a pig.
14. Hatchet is a great story of survival and adventure and a wonderful read for the whole family.
15. The squirrels in this story Nuts to You are willing to do whatever it takes to save their friend.
16. Mean Margaret needs to be taught to be kind unconditionally and friends gather to help her become humble.
17. Flora & Ulysses The Illuminated Adventure is full of laughs and comic style illustrations your kids will love.
18. In the story of Stuart Little exists a small mouse with a big adventure ahead of him!
19. Learning the life of a Viking is a necessity for Hiccup in How to Train Your Dragon.
20. Your kiddos will love this tale of a giant that is unlike any other in The BFG.
21. Just like the movie there are only 5 lucky winners who get picked in Charlie the Chocolate Factory.
22. Mr. Popper’s Penguins is full of classic American humor of a painter and his penguins.
23. Hank the Cowdog is a funny tale of the security of one faithful canine on the ranch.
24. The Jungle Book story is something that will stick with your kids forever.
25. This book Toys Go Out is the first tale of a story of toys that is great for the whole family!
26. If you have a boy in the house Stanley’s story of digging holes all day in the book Holes is a perfect read!
27. The magical wonder of Matilda explains her sweetness and kindness and difference from other kids.
28. Shiloh is an exceptional dog that catches the eye of a young boy named Marty.
29. The book Harriet the Spy is an awesome adventure of a girl who is a true detective at heart.
30. Ivy and Bean is a story of two girls who make a fantastic friendship!
What chapter books are on your summer reading list? Share them with us!