Islands of Summer: Books to read

Summer is here, when school is just a memory, and it’s time for kids to explore islands – reading new and favorite children’s books. Sun and water, warm breezes, cool fogs, staying up late on long summer days, secret huts in the forest, imaginary pirates, picking huckleberries, moonlight on the water, going to sleep listening to the waves. And it’s your very own island.

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London Mystery Books

London is a dramatic setting for mystery books, made famous with cases of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Here’s our list of new and favorite children’s mystery books, from daring detectives in Victorian London, to World War II spies, intrigue at court of Elizabeth I, and contemporary adventures in the city.

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