Want to get your kids addicted to reading all summer?  Sometimes it just takes finding the right book or series of books. I’ve rounded-up my favorite books, ideas beyond Harry Potter. Many are in a series; many just recently published. These are so good, you’ll want to read them, too.

Addictive Summer Reading Lists for Kids of All Ages

Addictive Summer Reading Lists

Picture Books

K – 2nd grade

1st – 3rd grade

3rd  – 6th grade

6th – 9th grade

High School

You might consider a summer book club – it’s a fantastic way to get kids motivated to read and, if it’s a mother-daughter book club, a fun way to spend quality time together, for all ages.

Happy reading!

Melissa Taylor writes about education-related topics at her award-winning playful learning blog, Imagination Soup, and for publications such as Scholastic Parent and Child, Babble.com, Colorado Parent Magazine and others. She’s the Book Editor-at-Large for Colorado Parent Magazine, writing their book review blog, Bookmarkable and is a certified teacher with a M.A. in Education.


*Disclosure: All books are linked to Amazon for your convenience. Amazon is an affiliate of M&T.