Hannah, BookBar’s summer intern, has some great recommendations for kids to fill out their Reading Without Walls Summer Reading Bingo Challenge this summer! Grab a card at BookBar and mark your calendars for our end-of-summer scavenger hunt party with Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, author of The Book Scavenger and The Unbreakable Code!
A Book About a Character That Doesn’t Look Like You
- Wonder: This book is about a boy who has had a facial deformity since birth and just wants to be normal.
- I am Malala: Memoir about a young Arab women who decided to stick up for what she believed. This book does have a young readers edition for younger readers.
A Book in Verse
- A Light in the Attic: A collection of funny poems; written by Shel Silverstein.
- Green Eggs and Ham: A book about how trying new things is a good thing, written by Dr. Seuss.
A Book That Was Written Before You Were Born
- The Secret Garden: A book about how important family and having an open mind really is.
- Charlotte’s Web: A story about a young girl on a farm, that will possibly inspire your child to be a vegetarian.
- James and the Giant Peach: A book that has not only great characters but a great adventure as well. One of my childhood favorites.
A Book About Civil Rights
- Brown Girl Dreaming: This book is about what it’s like for an African American girl to grow up during the 1960’s-1970’s. This book is also in verse.
- Midnight Without a Moon: Another book that is about a young girl growing up during the civil rights movement, but set in 1950’s-1960’s.