Summer Book Hook: Season’s Readings

For the latest edition of the Summer Book Hook, I’m going to direct you to the Summer 2012 issue of Lawrence Kids Magazine featuring picks from Lawrence Public Library’s youth librarians. You can see this summer reading feature and the magazine in it’s entirety HERE!

(Psst… Also check out the Sturdy for Common Things feature of this butterfly craft in the back of the issue!)

Books mentioned in Lawrence Kids Magazine’s summer reading article “Season’s Readings”:


Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin, illustrated by James Dean

You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses by Taeeun Yoo

Easy Readers

Chicken Said, “Cluck!” by Judyann Ackerman Grant, pictures by Sue Truesdell

Frog and Friends by by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Josee Masse

Beginning Chapter Books

Dragonbreath by Ursula Vernon

Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

Middle Grade

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger

The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy


Ripper by Stephan Petrucha

Delirium by Lauren Oliver

A BIG THANK YOU to LAWRENCE KIDS for supporting the library and childhood literacy!



image sources: Lawrence Kids Magazine


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