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Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Summer reading has never been easier and funner for your kids! Here are our hand-picked choices for your young readers to delve into this summer!

Ages 2 and under

‘A Book for Baby’ and ‘Trixie Triangle’ are great Caribbean picks for your little ones

Be a character from Bikini Bottom with this cool mask book!

Lovely words, like 'squelch' and 'scrub-a-dub', and the energy, joy and warmth make this book a great read.

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck is the tale of Jemima, who wants a quiet place to lay her eggs.

A unique interactive book that features black-and-white illustrations that, with a flip of a page, change from one face to another.

Vivid colours and everyday images helps your little one identify shapes!

Illustrated with authentic Russian folk art and features the days of the week with push-out Russian nesting dollsmatryoshkas.


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Engagement with picture books while we are young forms the basis for becoming a literate adult, one who not only decodes words accurately but also enjoys reading and takes the time to read.

Ages 2 and up

An inventive new kitten finger puppet will delight and engage babies and toddlers with hours of fun.

Ages 3 and up

Little Meeta was so full of despair Everyone’s favorite actress, when she found out what she Barbie- is back with four direct- looked like that she never ever told to-video releases! anyone about her greatest wish. She kept that secret to herself. Little did she know what was in store for her.

See what it's like to work on a real fire truck and practice telling time, with this fun, interactive book. It includes eight pop-out pieces, one steering wheel, two pull tabs, nine turn knobs, and a dazzling grand finale.


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Read to and with your children every day for about 10-15 minutes. Reading aloud with a loved one is a great experience for babies and toddlers. It helps their cognitive and literacy development.

Ages 3 and up

Experience the enchanting fairy tale with this beautifully illustrated storybook and readalong CD that features the voices of the beloved characters and thrilling sound effects from the award-winning film!

When Floyd's kite gets stuck in a tree, he's determined to get it out. But how?

Read the book while listening to the delightful retelling of the new Winnie the Pooh movie story.

Ages 4-8

An interactive, multiconcept book that brings to life a world of imaginative, educational, and dressup fun for princesses everywhere. It's a dress up fantasy of royal proportions; an empowering and beautiful message for girls everywhere.


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Summer reading has never been easier and funner for your kids! Here are our hand-picked choices for your young readers to delve into this summer!

Ages 4-8

Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and other Marvel heroes join forces to defend the Earth from evil in this retelling of the major motion picture.

SpongeBob is going green in this original, environmentfriendly story packed with green goodness!

An all-new tale of frills, frou, and the fanciest of all things that flutter—butterflies.

Join Beenybud on her fantastic adventures as she explores life in her village in the Blue Mountains!


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Summer reading has never been easier and funner for your kids! Here are our hand-picked choices for your young readers to delve into this summer!

Ages 4-8

A new, delightful children’s book with a story designed to resonate with young Caribbean children across the world.

‘Pumpkin Belly and Other Stories’ presents five tales taken from the fabric of Jamaican folk tales and proverbs.

Fancy Nancy's Fabulous Fashion Boutique is a huge success, but it's also Nancy's little sister's birthday. And when it starts to rain, her birthday party might be ruined. Nancy knows she has to come up with a brilliant idea--and fast.

Amanda and her plush alligator have lots of fun together, but when Amanda's grandfather buys her a panda, Alligator must learn to make new friends.

The beloved Berenstain Bears share six of their favorite bedtime stories in this collection.

When the class bully, Brenda makes fun of Jessica's skinny legs and her boyish lunch box, Jessica doesn't know what to do. She doesn't want to be a tattletale, but she also wants the bullying to stop. Can Jessica find the courage to stand up for herself?


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Summer reading has never been easier and funner for your kids! Here are our hand-picked choices for your young readers to delve into this summer!

Ages 8 and under

Every kid’s library must have this delightful series written for Caribbean children! Explore the world of Shaggy and his friends in this vibrantly illustrated books with a pro-environmental message.

A delightful, sparkling adventure story series about a little girl, named Pinkalicious, and her love of all things pink!


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Summer reading has never been easier and funner for your kids! Here are our hand-picked choices for your young readers to delve into this summer!

Ages 8-10

The gentle message of Badger’s gifts to his friends as he travels through the circle of life holds particular validity for children and is conveyed in a tenderhearted manner.

A wily fox, notorious for stealing eggs, meets his match when he encounters a bold little girl in the woods who insists upon proof that he is a fox before she will be frightened.


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Summer reading has never been easier and funner for your kids! Here are our hand-picked choices for your young readers to delve into this summer!

Ages 8-12

•GODDESS GIRLS- Follow the ins and outs of divine social life at Mount Olympus Academy where the most privileged god boys and goddess girls in the Greek pantheon hone their mythical skills. •BIG NATE SERIES- Big Nate is awesome! He’s an 11 year old on his way to big things!

•DORK DIARIES- A chronicles of the oh-so-fabulous life of Nikki Maxwell as she navigates the halls of middle school, mean girls, BFF drama and first crushes. •TIANA: THE GRAND OPENING- Tiana has always dreamed of having her own restaurant, and now her dream is about to come true. The grand opening is just around the corner, and all of Tiana’s friends and family will be there, along with a famous food critic!


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Chaptered books play an important in a child’s literacy development throughout the primary years.

Ages 8-12

•GREEK GODS AND HEROES- Recounts the glorious days when gods and godesses who dwelt on Mount Olympus ruled over the world of mortals below, and fabled heroes performed mighty deeds of valor. •KENNY & THE DRAGON- Kenny is a little rabbit with a very big problem. His two best friends are heading into a battle of legendary proportions—with each otherCan Kenny avert disaster? •WHO WAS ANNIE OAKLEY?- You want girl power? Meet Annie Oakley! Born in 1860, she became one of the best-loved and most famous women of her generation. In an age when most women stayed home, she traveled the world and forged a new image for women. •CLUBHOUSE MYSTERIES- Ziggy and his three friends, Rico, Rashawn, and Jerome, call themselves The Black Dinosaurs, and share exciting adventures as they build a clubhouse, discover their hometown was a stop on the Underground Railroad, learn about indigenous peoples + more!


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Chaptered books play an important in a child’s literacy development throughout the primary years. Using book series is a great way to engage your kids, especially your boys, with repeated reading.

Ages 8-12

•BEYONDERS SERIES- Jason Walker’s predictable life takes a U-turn when a regular day turns into an extraordinary day. What ensues is a tale of friendship and a struggle between good and evil as Jason takes on an evil emperor in another realm. •THE CHRONICLES OF THE IMAGINARIUM GEOGRAPHICA- An extraordinary journey of myth, magic, and mystery. •FABLEHAVEN - If your young reader has crossed Harry Potter and Percy Jackson of their reading list, here’s the next series sure to please and excite them! •SEPTIMUS HEAP- Follows the adventures of Septimus who, as a 7th son of a 7th son, has extraordinary magical powers!


Kids’ Summer Reading List 2012 Chaptered books play an important in a child’s literacy development throughout the primary years. Using book series is a great way to engage your kids, especially your boys, with repeated reading.

Ages 8-12

Rick Riordan is the writer of 3 series- and counting! His book series The Kane Chronicles, Percy Jackson & The Olympians and the sequel series, The Heroes of Olympus, explore Egyptian and Greek mythology. They are imaginative, fun and serve as great educational tools. They are also accompanied by side-along books and are 100%certified and stamped with staff approval as breakthrough books for your young readers- especially the boys, who we’ve found enjoy them immensely!

Kids' Summer Reading List 2012  

Here are our top picks for yoru kids to delve into this summer!

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