Summer Books

 
Check out our list of summer favorites below!
 
Hot Dog: (Winner of the 2023 Caldecott Medal) By Doug Salati Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593308431
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE 2023 CALDECOTT MEDAL • This glowing and playful picture book features an overheated—and overwhelmed—pup who finds his calm with some sea, sand, and fresh air. Destined to become a classic!


Our Pool By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499232
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 13th, 2023

On a hot day, people come from all over the city to spend the day at the pool in this joyful picture book that’s a love song to summer, the city, community, and staying cool!

Today is a pool day in the city! The sun is shining, so what are you waiting for? Friends and family. Kids and grandparents. Big bodies and small bodies. Everybody is welcome at our pool!


Saffron Ice Cream By Rashin Kheiriyeh, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338150520
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018

A joyous celebration of a girl's first family outing in a new country

"With her colorful, exuberant folk-art illustrations and upbeat, friendly tone, Rashin makes a daunting cross-cultural leap seem as easy as a summer breeze." -- New York Times Book ReviewRashin is excited about her first visit to the beach in her family's new home.


When You Can Swim By Jack Wong, Jack Wong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jack Wong, Jack Wong (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338830965
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Published: Orchard Books - May 2nd, 2023

Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award

A reverent celebration of learning to swim among a diverse cast of children and families who each experience the mysterious joys of water in nature.


Rufus the Writer By Elizabeth Bram, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elizabeth Bram, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$17.99
Not available for order currently.
ISBN: 9780385378536
Published: Schwartz & Wade - July 14th, 2015

Want to encourage a child to write creatively? Introduce him to Rufus! The joy of writing (and reading) fills every page of this charming picture book.
 


Down Under the Pier By Nell Cross Beckerman, Rachell Sumpter (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781944903862
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

There’s lots of fun to be had up on the beach pier, but it’s down underneath where the true—and totally free—magic happens

There’s lots of fun to be had up on the pier—the Ferris wheel, the rollercoaster, Skee-Ball and Whac-A-Mole, cotton candy, copper coins, the carousel.


Hattie and Hudson By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536217384
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Published: Candlewick - May 11th, 2021

“This eloquent, evocative book about compassion is perfect for sparking discussions on prejudice. A sensational choice.” —School Library Journal


Hattie and Hudson By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763665456
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Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

A little girl and her colossal friend teach a monster-size lesson about prejudging others in a charming offering from Chris Van Dusen.


Pie Is for Sharing By Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626725621
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 15th, 2018

A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared with good friends.
Pie is for sharing.
It starts off round, and you can slice it into as many pieces as you want. What else can be shared? A ball, of course. A tree? What about time?


Carl's Summer Vacation By Alexandra Day, Alexandra Day (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alexandra Day, Alexandra Day (Illustrator)
$17.99
Not available for order currently.
ISBN: 9780374310851
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 27th, 2008

Carl and Madeleine are supposed to be napping while Mom and Dad get the summer cabin ready for company, but this lovable canine and his charge have better things to do. They escape from the hammock to do some canoeing, pick blackberries, and enjoy a picnic. Carl even plays a little baseball!


Bubbles . . . UP! By Jacqueline Davies, Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Davies, Sonia Sánchez (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062836618
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 4th, 2021

An everyday visit to the pool transforms into an unforgettable celebration of the water in this remarkable picture book from Jacqueline Davies, the award-winning author of children's classic The Lemonade War, and Sonia Sánchez, the illustrator of Meg Medina's Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away.


The Camping Trip By Jennifer K. Mann, Jennifer K. Mann (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207361
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2020

Ernestine has never been camping before, but she’s sure it will be lots of fun . . . won’t it? An endearing story about a girl’s first experience with the great outdoors.

My aunt Jackie invited me to go camping with her and my cousin Samantha this weekend. I’ve never been camping before, but I know I will love it.


Faraway Things By Dave Eggers, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316492195
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 8th, 2021

This classic-feeling adventure tale from Newbery-winning author Dave Eggers (The Eyes & the Impossible) is an evocative tale of a boy and his sword, and how giving away something precious leads to an even more important discovery.

Lucian's father called them faraway things, those mysterious objects orphaned upon the windswept shore, their storie


Summer Song By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062866134
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 7th, 2020

“A vibrant and sophisticated ode to nature.” —Kirkus (starred review)


Prairie Days By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781442441910
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - May 26th, 2020

A delicate, stunning account of life on the prairie from Newbery medalist Patricia MacLachlan.

Cool summer mornings begin with the rose orange sun and the smell of earth, and fade into hot summer nights with a yellow moon, covered in a quilt of stars. There are wagon rides, farm dogs, trips into town, and games of kick the can.


Are We There Yet? By Dan Santat Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316199995
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2016

Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat--creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend and After the Fall--takes readers on the road trip of a lifetime!


Oona By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062982247
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 12th, 2021

This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash! 


The World Belonged to Us By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545498
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars—#1 New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Woodson, the author of The Day You Begin, and Leo Espinosa, the illustrator of Islandborn­—join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in their rhythmic text and lively art.


I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean! By Kevin Sherry Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780803735293
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Published: Dial Books - May 13th, 2010

Now everyone's favorite squid is just the right size for babies and toddlers

Kevin Sherry's unabashed squid may be the biggest thing in this catalog, but he's not too big for even the littlest kids to love. As the hubristic squid goes about bragging, babies and toddlers will get an eyeful of undersea life—from shrimp and jellyfish to turtles and more.


Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Marc Simont (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440401681
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Published: Yearling - May 1st, 1989

Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! 


How I Spent My Summer Vacation By Mark Teague Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780517885567
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Published: Dragonfly Books - July 8th, 1997

This wildly funny twist on the "How I spent my summer vacation" school-essay ritual details one child's imaginary adventures over the summer and is perfect for back-to-school reading!


Wave: (Books about Ocean Waves, Beach Story Children's Books) By Suzy Lee Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780811859240
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2008

In this evocative wordless book, internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee tells the story of a little girl's day at the beach. Stunning in their simplicity, Lee's illustrations, in just two shades of watercolor, create a vibrant story full of joy and laughter.

New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book 2008


Flotsam: A Caldecott Award Winner By David Wiesner Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780618194575
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Published: Clarion Books - September 4th, 2006

In this extraordinary Caldecott Medal winner and New York Times bestseller by David Wiesner, a beach day is the springboard to a wildly imaginative exploration of fantastical mysteries of the deep—and of human connections through time.


The Tide Pool Waits By Candace Fleming, Amy Hevron (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Amy Hevron (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823449156
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 5th, 2022

Dive into the rich ecology of tide pools and watch a hidden world spring in this masterful nonfiction picture book for very young readers.

Twice a day when the tide goes out, an astonishing world is revealed in the tide pools that form along the Pacific Coast.


Peppa Pig and the Camping Trip By Candlewick Press Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763687410
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Published: Candlewick Entertainment - April 12th, 2016

Pack up the sleeping bags for a camping trip with Peppa, complete with a camper van full of surprises.


The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read By Curtis Manley, Kate Berube (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Curtis Manley, Kate Berube (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481435697
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 5th, 2016

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year


“A marvelous debut…Sometimes it takes the right nudge to fall in love with books.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“This quirky tale filled with subtle humor makes a fun read-aloud, especially for cat lovers, literacy lo


Camp Tiger By Susan Choi, John Rocco (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susan Choi, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399173295
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019

Six Starred Reviews!

Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book of 2019

A 2019 New York Public Library Best Book for Kids

Imagination meets reality in this poetic and tender ode to childhood, illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner, John Rocco.

Every year, a boy and his family go camping at Mountain Pond.


Cannonball By Sacha Cotter, Josh Morgan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sacha Cotter, Josh Morgan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728217567
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - June 2nd, 2020

A summer tale about family, overcoming fears, and the importance of being oneself, all in the pursuit of performing the perfect cannonball

I'm ready to pull off the perfect cannonball, but everyone has advice.

"You need more weight"

"Bigger shorts!"

"More muscles!"

"BIGGER SHORTS!"


Hum and Swish By Matt Myers Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823451791
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 7th, 2022

Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet!

It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?


Hum and Swish By Matt Myers Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9780823442867
Published: Neal Porter Books - June 11th, 2019

Celebrate creativity, introversion, summer sun-- and the beauty of a little peace and quiet!

It's a glorious summer day at the shore, and all Jamie wants is to finish her art project in the sand. A little time to herself is all she needs. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?


The Brilliant Deep is the proud recipient of the ALA Notable Children's Books Award, the NSTA-CBC Best STEM Trade Books Award, the Junior Library Guild Selection and the ILA Teacher's Choices.


This Is a Seahorse By Cassandra Federman, Cassandra Federman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807578605
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2020

ILA 2021 Children's and Young Adults Book Award - Primary Nonfiction

A disgruntled seahorse fact-checks a school report about him.


Shark Dog! By Ged Adamson, Ged Adamson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ged Adamson, Ged Adamson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062457134
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Published: HarperCollins - May 16th, 2017

It's a shark! No wait, it's a dog! It's Shark Dog!

From author-illustrator Ged Adamson comes the funny and sweet story of Shark Dog: half shark, half dog, and a one-of-a-kind pet.


Pool Party: A Picture Book By Amy Duchêne, Elisa Parhad, Anne Bentley (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9781951836412
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 15th, 2022

From authors Elisa Parhad and Amy Duchêne and illustrator Anne Bentley, Pool Party is a splashy story picture book celebrating a fun-filled day at a public pool.
 
Splash, dash! It’s time for a pool bash! Grab your swimsuits, inner tubes, noodles, and floats, and jump, belly flop, or dive into this wet and wild ode to swimming pool fun.


Noah's Seal By Layn Marlow, Layn Marlow (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Layn Marlow, Layn Marlow (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536218510
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Published: Candlewick - June 15th, 2021

In a picture-perfect ode to the perfect day at the beach, a young boy experiences the joys of being left alone to play and dream at the edge of a wild sea.


Ice Cream Summer By Peter Sís, Peter Sís (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peter Sís, Peter Sís (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545731614
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 26th, 2015

*"Sís delivers an encomium to summer, to the power of learning, and to that beloved, creamy-cold treat." --Kirkus, starred reviewSavor summer anytime with this breezy, sweet and irresistible picture book from Hans Christian Anderson Award winner and three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sís!Dear Grandpa,Summer is going well. I am very busy.


Cam Jansen: Cam Jansen and the Summer Camp Mysteries: A Super Special By David A. Adler, Joy Allen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Joy Allen (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142407424
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Published: Puffin Books - April 5th, 2007

No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!


A to Z Mysteries Super Edition 1: Detective Camp By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375835346
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 9th, 2006

Z was just the beginning! With A to Z Mysteries® Super Editions, chapter book readers keep on collecting clues and solving mysteries with Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. Now with over 8 million copies in print, this classic kid-favorite series is back with a bright new look!
 


Curious George Goes to the Beach By H. A. Rey, Alan J. Shalleck (Illustrator), Margret Rey Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780544250017
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Published: Clarion Books - March 4th, 2014

Enjoy a day at the beach with Curious George! This storybook, featuring illustrations in the classic style of H.A. Rey, takes George on a sunny, seaside adventure.


Weird But True Ocean By National Geographic Kids Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781426371813
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Published: National Geographic Kids - June 8th, 2021

Arthur's Family Vacation: An Arthur Adventure By Marc Brown Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316109581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1995

Arthur's family vacation is all wet-it's pouring rain! Arthur has to take charge and finds new things for his family to do-like go to Gatorville. Maybe family vacation isn't so bad after all!



Peppa Goes Swimming (Peppa Pig) By Scholastic, EOne (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Scholastic, EOne (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338327830
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 28th, 2018

Learn to swim with Peppa -- a lovable, slightly bossy little piggy -- in this simple illustrated storybook!

Peppa and George are going swimming, but George is a bit scared. How will Mummy and Daddy pig ever convince him to get in the pool?


The Berenstain Bears Go to Camp (First Time Books) By Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780394851310
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 1982

This beloved story is a perfect way to get your own little cubs ready for an adventurous summer at camp!


The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Car Trip By Jan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain (Illustrator), Stan Berenstain Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780060573843
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Published: HarperFestival - January 3rd, 2006

This year's family vacation is not what Brother and Sister Bear had in mind. Mama and Papa Bear are eager to explore the wonders of Bear Country, but the cubs would rather be anywhere but the backseat of the family car!


The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Vacation (First Time Books) By Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780394830148
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 11th, 1989

This classic Berenstain Bears story is a perfect way to teach children about making the best out of a bad situation! 


Pete the Cat Goes Camping (I Can Read Level 1) By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062675293
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Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean takes readers along for an outdoor adventure with Pete the Cat!

In Pete the Cat Goes Camping, Pete can't wait to go hiking, fishing, and eat s'mores by the campfire. But when he hears about the mysterious creature named Bigfoot, Pete can't help but wonder: Is Bigfoot real?


Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat (My First I Can Read) By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062303882
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2016

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings Pete the Cat’s world to life under the sea in this new I Can Read book.


The Berenstain Bears' Lemonade Stand (I Can Read Level 1) By Mike Berenstain, Mike Berenstain (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Berenstain, Mike Berenstain (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062075444
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Published: HarperCollins - April 15th, 2014

Drink lemonade with the Berenstain Bears!

When Mama shares some fresh lemonade with the cubs, Brother and Sister Bear have a great idea—why not make a lemonade stand and share with the whole neighborhood? Sure enough, everyone stops by for a refreshing glass of lemonade, and the day turns into a wonderful event.


Turtle and Snake Go Camping (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1) By Kate Spohn, Kate Spohn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Spohn, Kate Spohn (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780141306704
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Published: Penguin Young Readers - June 1st, 2000

Turtle and Snake are going camping. Where should they put their tent? They splash through a brook, climb over some rocks, and paddle across a pond, before they find the perfect spot. But the forest is a little too scary at night. These endearing characters help beginning readers gain confidence.


Splat the Cat: A Whale of a Tale (I Can Read Level 1) By Rob Scotton, Rob Scotton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rob Scotton, Rob Scotton (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062090225
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Published: HarperCollins - May 21st, 2013

Splat the Cat is off for a day at the beach in this I Can Read book from New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. 
 
Splat is excited because his grandfather told Splat that you can hear the sea if you put a seashell up to your ear. Splat is determined to discover a shell like that to bring back for his grandfather.


Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (I Can Read Level 2) By Peggy Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peggy Parish, Lynn Sweat (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780060511067
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 15th, 2003

Learn to read with the classic Amelia Bedelia!

Ever since Amelia Bedelia made her debut in 1963, young readers have been laughing out loud at the antics of this literal-minded but charming housekeeper.


Surfer Chick By Kristy Dempsey, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kristy Dempsey, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781419729317
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

“Rollicking, righteous fun” (People), author Kristy Dempsey and New York Times bestselling illustrator Henry Cole’s Surfer Chick is an award-winning picture book about a chicken hitting the surf to catch some waves.
 
Two birds of a feather, a chick and her dad, lived by the shore, in a radical pad.


Froggy Goes to Hawaii By Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142421192
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Published: Puffin Books - April 12th, 2012

Perennial favorite Froggy says "Aloha!" in this great beachy read!

The bestselling Froggy is back in another adventure! This time he's off to sunny Hawaii, where his trip, of course, doesn't go quite as planned. From surfing and swimming to learning how to dance the hula, this lovable frog brings trouble wherever he goes.


Stella, Star of the Sea (Stella and Sam #5) By Marie-Louise Gay Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780888999924
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 1st, 2010

Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the sea. Stella has been to the sea before and knows all its secrets, but Sam has many questions: "Does a catfish purr? Does a seahorse gallop?" Stella has an answer for them all. The only thing she isn't sure of, and neither are we, is whether Sam will ever come into the water.


Maisy Goes on Vacation: A Maisy First Experiences Book By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763660390
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2012

Maisy’s packing her bags and setting off on a fun vacation in a story that’s perfect for young children making a trip away from home.


Aqualicious By Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Victoria Kann, Victoria Kann (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062330161
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Published: HarperCollins - March 3rd, 2015

Fun in the sun becomes an aqualicious adventure when Pinkalicious meets a miniature mermaid in #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Kann's popular hardcover picture book starring Pinkalicious.


Hark! A Shark! All About Sharks (The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) By Bonnie Worth, Aristides Ruiz (Illustrator), Joe Mathieu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bonnie Worth, Aristides Ruiz (Illustrator), Joe Mathieu (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780375870736
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2013

Laugh and learn with fun facts about sharks from the smallest (the dwarf lantern) to the largest (the whale shark), the most notorious (the great white) to the most obscure (the goblin), and more—all told in Dr. Seuss’s beloved rhyming style and starring The Cat in the Hat!


Llama Llama Learns to Swim By Anna Dewdney (Created by) Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney (Created by)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524787196
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - June 5th, 2018

Llama Llama learns to swim in this sweet 8x8 based on an episode from the Netflix animated television series.


Touch and Explore: The Ocean By Nathalie Choux, Nathalie Choux (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nathalie Choux, Nathalie Choux (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9782745976192
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Published: Twirl - April 5th, 2016

Touch and Explore: The Ocean is a multisensory journey for children who want to do more than just listen!


Little Fish and Mommy By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536206128
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2019

Join Little Fish and Mommy Fish for a special day as they play beneath the waves.


Penguin on Vacation By Salina Yoon Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780802738370
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - May 5th, 2015

Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin hits the beach in Penguin on Vacation--a charming board book that's perfect for summer vacation.


Beach Baby By Laurie Elmquist, Elly MacKay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurie Elmquist, Elly MacKay (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781459809543
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Orca Book Publishers - April 5th, 2016

A gentle, poetic lullaby for baby, filled with memories from a perfect day playing on the beach.


Into the Ocean: A Board Book By Laura Baker, Nadia Taylor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laura Baker, Nadia Taylor (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419733550
Availability: On Our Shelves Now or Recently
Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 19th, 2020

Dive under the sea with this exquisitely layered board book that introduces marine animals and their habitats.
 
Through this simple narrative following Little Turtle’s game of hide-and-seek, Into the Ocean introduces different sea creatures in their habitats.


Mister Seahorse: Board Book By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399254901
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Published: World of Eric Carle - March 3rd, 2011

This board book edition of Eric Carle's iconic Mister Seahorse dazzles with its brilliant colors and charming cast of characters. 


Poke-A-Dot: Who's in the Ocean By Melissa & Doug (Created by) Cover Image
By Melissa & Doug (Created by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781950013012
Availability: On Our Shelves Now or Recently
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Melissa & Doug - December 4th, 2019