Hi Campers! Read all the titles from the list below. If your public library does not own a title or the waiting list is too long for your tastes, don’t forget your library card is good at all SELCO libraries. Requesting a book from elsewhere within Minnesota is another option through MNLINK. Happy Reading! (PDF of List)
Please note that some of the books on this list may seem like they’re too simple or too advanced for these grade levels. These selections were done so deliberately so as to help support the many readers along the entire length of the spectrum.
- A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love - by Michelle Edwards (Schwartz & Wade, 2016), 9780553497113
- A Piece of Home - by Jeri Watts (Candlewick Press, 2016), 9780763669713
- Du Iz Tak? - by Carson Ellis (Candlewick Press, 2016), 9780763665302
- Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood - by F. Isabel Campoy & Theresa Howell (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2016), 9780544357693
- Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea - by Ben Clanton (Tundra Books, 2016), 9781101918715
- The Dragon’s Hoard: Stories from the Viking Sagas - by Cate James (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 2016), 9781847806819
- The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes - by Duncan Tonatiuh (Harry N. Abrams, 2016), 9781419721304
- Thunder Boy, Jr. - by Sherman Alexie (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2016), 9780316013727
- Yellow Time - by Lauren Stringer (Beach Lane Books, 2016), 9781481431569) [Featured Author]
- Zoe in Wonderland - by Brenda Woods (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2016), 9780399170973
- Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine - by Laurie Wallmark (Creston Books, 2015), 9781939547200
- Flying Frogs and Walking Fish: Leaping Lemurs, Tumbling Toads, Jet-Propelled Jellyfish, and More Surprising Ways That Animals Move - by Steve Jenkins (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2016), 9780544630901
- Freedom in Congo Square - by Carole Boston Weatherford (little bee books, 2016), 9781499801033
- Giant Squid - by Candace Fleming (Roaring Book Press, 2016), 9781596435995
- Our Great Big Backyard - by Laura Bush & Jenna Bush Hager (HarperCollins, 2016), 9780062468369
- Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille - by Jen Bryant (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2016), 9780449813379
- The Darkest Dark - by Chris Hadfield (Tundra Books, 2016), 9781101918623
- The Secret Subway - by Shana Corey (Schwartz & Wade, 2016), 9780375870712
- The Stone Thrower - by Jael Ealey Richardson (Groundwood Books, 2016), 9781554987528
- We Came to America - by Faith Ringgold (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2016), 9780517709474
- Campers Choice – Grades 2-3 - Any title of your choice!
All book descriptions taken from the Goodreads website.