Kids & YA Summer Reading

Kids & YA Summer Reading

School's out for summer, but reading - both assigned and for pleasure - continues for kids of all ages. We've got suggestions for babies, teens and everyone in between.

School's out for summer, but reading -- both assigned and for pleasure -- continues for kids of all ages. We consider the latest titles creating a buzz, from colorful picture books that appeal to toddlers to novels in verse that can draw in even the most reluctant teen readers.

Guests

Heidi Powell

Manager, Children and Teens Department, Politics and Prose; co-founder, An Open Book Children's Literacy Foundation

Kwame Alexander

author, 'The Crossover'; poet; founder, Book-in-a-Day

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Reading List

See Heidi Powell and Kwame Alexander's picks for best summer books for kids and teens.

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