The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Your 8-12 Year Old
Answer the age old question from your tween this summer of…“Mooooom and Daaaaad, I’m bored!!!” Summer is the perfect time to get them into reading because they can pick and choose exactly what they want to read unlike the school year. Getting cozy with a great book at the beach, in their room or outside in the sun is a wonderful way to pass the time this summer. So, we’ve pulled together some great middle grade reading options for your 8-12 year old with options for pretty much anything they may be interested in. Enjoy!
To Open Their Eyes to The World Around Them
Amal Unbound tells the story of a young Pakistani girl who has big dreams about her education and the future while overcoming indentured servitude. It will certainly open your child's eyes to different cultures and perhaps they'll understand themselves more after reading it.
For Those Into Fairy Tales
If your child loves a unique spin on old fairy tales, they'll love Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves as an alternative story to the traditional Snow White. Especially if your child is a bit "grumpy" about reading this summer - this book will be sure to get them on the right path!
For Those Into Minecraft
Get your kids head out of video games and into this hilarious series starting with Diary of a Minecraft Zombie that they are bound to love for any child 8+. They'll be so engrossed in this novel and go from book to book that they'll forget all about video games (well, probably not, but one can hope!).
What else would you add to this list?
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Written by Phase2Parenting
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