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NCLBPH Kids Summer Reading List 2
For Grades 3 and Younger

Here are some titles we’ve pulled from our collection to go with this year’s Summer Reading theme: Tails & Tales! This list is geared towards our younger patrons!

Legare the Lowcountry Lizard and His Sturdy New Tail

Legare the Lowcountry Lizard is back in a new adventure! Legare and friends are enjoying one of the many festivals in Charleston, SC, when he meets Chalmers the Cat. Legare escapes this encounter but without his tail! Legare asks his friends what to do, but in the end Tradd the Tree Frog tells Legare he will always be his friend with or without a tail. Of course, Legare re-grows his tail in time for the festival finale! Check if the book's content has not been rated. For grades K-3.

Memoirs of a Hamster

Though Seymour, a pet hamster, thinks life is perfect inside his cage, Pearl the family cat talks Seymour into exploring the sunroom outside the cage. But once he's out, Seymour misses his cozy--and safe--home. For grades K-3 and older readers. 2013.

Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale

After the crops went bad, PapaÌ Rabbit and others traveled north to find work in the great carrot and lettuce fields. When PapaÌ doesn't return home as planned, Pancho Rabbit follows the stars to find him, mistakenly trusting a hungry coyote to help his search. For grades K-3. 2013.

Dog Loves Books ; Dog Loves Drawing ; Dog Loves Counting ; Dog Loves Fairy Tales

Four books written between 2010 and 2014, featuring a little white pup and the things he loves. In Dog Loves Books, the pooch decides to open a bookstore and becomes lost in the stories while he waits for his first real customer. For grades K-3. 2014.

Wolf Camp

Homer the dog persuades his human family to let him go to wolf camp to learn how to bring out his inner wolf. For grades K-3. 2016.

The Infamous Ratsos

Rat brothers Louie and Ralphie Ratso try to prove they can be as rough and tough as their father in the Big City, but every time they try, the siblings end up performing good deeds instead. For grades K-3. 2016.

Infamous Ratsos. Books 2-3

Books two and three, written in 2017-18, feature the adventures of two rat brothers. In The Infamous Ratsos Are Not Afraid, Louie and Ralphie Ratso plan to build an arcade, but first must investigate a potential haunting. In Project Fluffy, Louie helps a classmate with his crush. For grades K-3. 2018.

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

1916. Two friends and suffragists, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke, and their kitten drive across the country to inspire equal voting rights for women. For grades K-3. 2016.

Welcome to Rainbow Falls!: My Little Pony

Twilight Sparkle visits the city of Rainbow Falls to watch the Ponyville Flyers compete in the qualifiers for the Equestria Games. She sends her friend Spike postcards describing the marketplace, the arena, and the qualifier competition. Commercial audiobook. For preschool-grade 2. 2016.

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Rain or Shine

Cowgirl Kate and her horse Cocoa have adventures working and playing in all kinds of weather and realize that enjoying being together is what really matters. For grades K-3. 2008.


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