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Summer Reading List for Kids!

It’s Summer Reading List time! We asked the Little Passports team and fans what their little ones are reading and pulled together a true and tested list for your kiddos! Bonus: we put an * next to the ones that a future globetrotter may love!

Little Passports Team Picks

Perfect for ages 2-5:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle

Dancing Dinos at the Beach, by Sally Lucas

Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey

Meet Me At The Moon, by Gianna Marino

*The Tiny King, by  Taro Miura – An inspired story from Japan about a tiny king embracing big changes and expanding his family.

Perfect for ages 5-9

Freckle Juice, by Judy Blume

*Maybelle the Cable Car, by Virginia Lee Burton – A story of San Francisco’s beloved cable cars and the fight to keep them running!

Percy Jackson’s Series, by Rick Riordan

*The Best Eid Ever, by Asma Mobin-Uddin –  A heart-warming story of how a young girl sets out to make the Muslim holiday, Eid, memorable for the less fortunate.

The Imaginary Veterinary Series, by Suzanne Selfors
*Eloise in Paris, by Kay Thompson – Follow the little girl from the Plaza as she discovers Paris!

Little Passports Fan Picks

Perfect for ages 2-5

Henry Climbs a Mountain, by D.B. Johnson

Mix It Up!, by Hervé Tullet

*What We Wear: Dressing Up Around the World, by Maya Ajmera – An interesting book filled with gorgeous photos of what children wear around the world. The images feature traditional garb for festivals, holidays, school and more.

Off Go Their Engines, Off Go Their Lights, by Janice Milusich

Bears in the Night, by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Perfect for ages 5-9

*If You Lived Here: Houses of the World, by Giles Laroche – This charming story welcomes readers into homes around the world and explains why each unique structure is architected the way it is.

Thea Stilton Series, by Thea Stilton

The World According to Humphrey, by Betty G. Birney

Magic Tree House, Series by Mary Pope Osborne

Want some more reading recommendations? Check out below!

Little Passports’ Summer Reading List!

A Grandparents Day Reading List for Kids!

Want even more? Check out our Pinterest Board!

Summer Reading List Board