Posted by: patriciamar | April 1, 2016

2016 Summer Reading List

There’s a lot of new books on this list in a number of different languages!

We Are Kid Lit Collective

Summer Reading 2016 PDF

Picture Books

Cumpiano, Ina; illustrated by José Ramírez.Quinito’s Neighborhood/El Vecindario de Quinito. Quinito knows and loves everyone in his vivid, busy neighborhood. From his carpenter mami to his dentist primo, Quinito learns about the sense of community in which everyone has an important role. (Children’s Book Press, 2009). Bilingual (English/Spanish).

de la Peña, Matt; illustrated by Christian Robinson.Last Stop on Market Street.CJ doesn’t understand why he and his grandmother have to take the bus in the rain to his neighborhood soup kitchen, until his grandmother shows him the beauty, richness, and spirit in his community and what it means to be part of it. (G.P. Putman’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2015). Newbery Winner, Caldecott Honor,  Charlotte Zolotow Honor Books, Notable Books for a Global Society.

Engle, Margarita; illustrated by Rafael López.Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music. Inspired by…

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