The Kids' Summer Reads is featured June 20-August 14, 2021



JUNE 20TH - AUGUST 17TH, 2021


It only happens once a year — the Lone Star Lit Kids' Summer Reads feature! Browse our wide selection of fiction and nonfiction books for young readers, and visit our Sponsor sites to find the perfect books for all ages.


New books added daily through July 30, 2021!


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Whether you seek mischief or magic, you'll find plenty of

book escapes in our Children's Books Listings. 

(updated 7/8/2021)


A Flood of Kindness by Ellen Leventhal

Amy's Amazing Hats by Sharyn Diamond

¡¡Ay, Chihuahua!! by Marion Surles

The Baby with Three Families, Two Countries, and One Promise by Julie Gianelloni Connor

Beautiful Shades of Brown, the Art of Laura Wheeler Waring by Nancy Churnin

The Blue Dog and the White Horse by Haven Lindsey

The Book of Untold Stories by Sherri Maret

 Eek! I Hear a Squeak by Lavelle Carlson

El Libro Que Jake Tomo Prestado by Susan Holt Kralovansky

Farting Four-Toed Troll by Lavelle Carlson

For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe In a Better World by Michael W. Waters

Haylie's Inspirations: Kindness, It's In You by Sharon Jones-Scaife

Hitchin' Post and the 6B Ranch Kids by Julie Barker

Indelible Ann: The Larger-Than-Life Story of Governor Ann Richards by Meghan P. Browne

It's Bedtime Lil' Marco by Sharon Jones-Scaife

Just Kick It by Sharon Jones-Scaife

Lela and the Butterflies by Sherri and Tim Maret

Lil' Marco Plays Hide and Seek by Sharon Jones-Scaife

Maddie on a Mission by Sharon Jones-Scaife & Dr. Jill Waggoner

Mischief in a Mushroom Patch (Mischief Series, #1) by Amanda Thrasher

A Fairy Match in the Mushroom Patch (Mischief Series, #2) by Amanda Thrasher

Spider Web Scramble (Mischief Series, #3) by Amanda Thrasher

Mrs. Hughes is Missing! by Sharon Jones-Scaife & Christopher Scaife

¡Todos Al Rodeo! A Vaquero Alphabet Book

The Tooth Collector Fairies: Batina's Best First Day by Denise Ditto

We Really, Really Want a Dog! by Susan Holt Kralovansky


Nonfiction, historical fiction, and fantasy can be found

in our Middle Grade Listings. 

(updated 7/12/2021)


Blue Skies by Anne Bustard

Cow Boyhood by S.J. Dahlstrom

Edison Jones and the Anti-Grav Elevator by Michael Scott Clifton

Ida and the Unfinished City by Carolyn Cohagan

Ida's Book of Scathing Insults and Furious Outrage by Carolyn Cohagan

The Lost Property Office by James R. Hannibal

Me vs the Multiverse: Enough About Me by S.G. Wilson

Me vs the Multiverse: Pleased to Meet Me by S.G. Wilson

Sisters of the Neversea by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Song For a Whale by Lynne Kelly

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt



Contemporary and realistic, historical and fantastical, we've got it

in our Young Adult Listings.

(updated 6/19/2021)


Angel Thieves by Kathi Appelt

Einstein's Compass by Grace Allison

Elatsoe by Darcie Little Bader

Far from Normal by Becky Wallace

Pudge and Prejudice by A.K. Pittman


New books added daily through July 30, 2021.



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