by Patch Staff
Looking for a great book to read this summer? This list of books has something for everyone – adventure, magic, smart kids, and amazing kids. Read one, or read ‘em all – post your thoughts in the comments. Or, if we missed your favorite book, tell us in the comments!
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Two months of being grounded during summer vacation change Jack Gantos’ life forever. Especially since it involves the mysterious chore of typing obituaries for his intriguing neighbor.
Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald
What happens when Charlie Joe Jackson, the most reluctant reader EVER has to actually read a book?
Big Nate in a Class by Himself (Big Nate series) by Lincoln Peirce
Things don’t always go your way just because you’re awesome.
The Strange Case of Origami