July Titles for Young People

Holly’s Picks

The Lemonade War
by Jacqueline Davies
Lemonade is a summer staple, and I love to see kids selling it at their summer lemonade stands. This book is great at sneaking in a little math, as well as entrepreneurial tips and tricks for opening your own lemonade stand.

Kortney’s Pick

Camp Rex
by Molly Schaar Idle
S’mores...the ultimate taste of summer. Go on a camping adventure with a T-Rex is this charming picture book.

Laura’s Pick

The Watermelon Seed (eBook, with read along)
by Greg Pizzoli
Growing up, the taste of summer for me was always watermelon. This is a charming and humorous story for watermelon lovers.

Nancy’s Pick

I Scream Ice Cream: A Book of Wordles
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
“Wordles are groups of words that sound exactly the same but mean different things,” and they are a good brain teaser unless you have ice cream brain freeze.

Sarah’s Pick

Cool Middle Eastern Cooking: Fun and Tasty Recipes for Kids
by Lisa Wagner
This children’s cookbook gives step by step instructions with pictures on how to make delicious middle eastern food. The crispy crunchy veggie salad is a refreshing snack on a hot summer day. 

Sharon’s Pick

Pie
by Sarah Weeks
Alice loves to visit and help her Aunt Polly in her pie shop. When Aunt Polly suddenly passes away, everyone wonders if she left her secret piecrust recipe to someone. This is a great Junior Fiction title that includes 18 of "Aunt Polly’s" delicious pie recipes.