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Parents @ UAPL Blog

It's Time for a Picnic!

Written by published on Sat, 06/04/2016 - 3:47pm

picnic basket wikicommonsIt's Summer! It's picnic time. Time to be outside and enjoy all of the wonders of the season. Time to have a picnic in the park, in the backyard, at the pool, and maybe even combine it with a concert in the park.  And even better you can count these activities on your Summer Library Club reading log!  Be sure to check our Pinterest boards for ideas to make your summer healthy and interesting!

Picnic books for ages 2 and up:

Picnic Books for ages 5 and up

Bon Appetit!

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Join our Youth Department's Goodreads Group: connect with your librarians and other Goodreads Group members to discuss and share book recommendations.

Recommended Books

  • A look at the Presidents of the United States through the pets that accompanied them to the White House. A lyrical, often humorous poem describes the pets as each is brought to life by a cartoon style picture. Includes interesting presidential facts, accomplishments, and events. Would make a great read-a-loud as the pictures, poems, and facts make it fun and accessible for a range of ages.(Ages: 2nd - 5th)

  • Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes. But, this is no ordinary magic coin…it grants half wishes! Full of fun, antics, love, and a double dose of mathethical wish-makin,g this makes a great audiobook for the whole family to listen to and enjoy. (Grades 3rd - 5th)

  • The Fletchers have their hands full – 2 dads, 4 boys, a cat, a dog, (eventually) a kitten and a turtle, imaginary friends, and a very grumpy neighbor! But, not to fear: this loveable family faces everything together and works through all their growing pains, friendships, and hectic schedules with humor, patience, love, support, and, when necessary, notes! Makes a great read-a-loud or Audiobook to listen to for the whole family. And don't miss the continuing adventures in The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island. (Ages: 3rd - 6th)

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