Summer Read-a-thon: Week 4 Theme

July 1, 2013

Whether you ride in the car, an airplane, a boat, or just walk on your own two feet, you probably do a lot of traveling during the summertime. That is why this week’s theme is:



Why don’t you take a trip this week? You don’t have to go very far. Take a walk through your neighborhood park and pretend that you are walking through a foreign country. Make a scrapbook for the trip you go on, so that you will always remember it. Maybe the only trip you take will be through a book. Here are some ideas to get your started:

3 – 5

Grandfather’s Journey
How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A.
Whiteblack the Penguin Sees the World
A Walk in London
Toot & Puddle
If You Decide To Go To The Moon (Booklist Editor’s Choice. Books for Youth (Awards))

6 – 10

Dodsworth in Paris (A Dodsworth Book)
Africatrek: A Journey by Bicycle Through Africa
Sovietrek: A Journey by Bicycle Across Russia
The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, No. 1) (Boxcar Children Mysteries)
101 Places You Gotta See Before You’re 12!
Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage


Swallows and Amazons (Godine Storyteller)
Little House on the Prairie (Little House, No 2)
Walk the Worlds Rim
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 1)
Jungle Islands: My South Sea Adventure (Adventure Travel)

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