Wayne Elementary 2020 Summer Book Stacks

By Children's Book World

By Children's Book World


James Howe and Randy Cecil

$7.99 $7.35

(RL: 2.6). Despite her size and not having the proper footwear, a determined dinosaur pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina.

Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots

Michael Rex

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 1.5). Robots try to figure out the difference between facts and opinions.

I Am a Tiger

Karl Newson and Ross Collins

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 0.7). Despite the evidence, Mouse insists that he is a tiger--or maybe a crocodile.

I'm Gonna Push Through!

Jasmyn Wright and Shannon Wright

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 1.9). An empowering, energetic, and all-inclusive picture book that celebrates resilience in the face of adversity.

Madeline Finn and the Library Dog

Lisa Papp

$8.99 $8.27

(RL: 1.8). Reluctant reader Madeline really wants to earn a star at school, so when Mrs. Dimple, the librarian, suggests she read to a dog, Madeline gives it a try.

Nobody Hugs a Cactus

Carter Goodrich

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 2.1). Hank, a cactus who is as prickly on the inside as he is on the outside, decides he wants a hug.

Not Yet a Yeti

Lou Treleaven and Tony Neal

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 2.3). George is a little bit different from his family. He doesn't feel like a yeti just yet. So, what does he feel like?

Wolf Camp

Andrea Zuill


(RL: 1.6). Homer the dog goes away to wolf camp to learn how to bring out his inner wolf.

I Will Race You Through This Book!

Jonathan E. Fenske and Jonathan Fenske

$4.99 $4.59

(RL: 0.7). Book-It Bunny challenges the reader to reach the end of the book before she does

Warren & Dragon 100 Friends

Ariel Bernstein and Mike Malbrough

$5.99 $5.51

(RL: 3.3). Warren’s twin sister Ellie challenges him to make 100 friends in their new school. Warren’s only friend right now? His stuffed dragon.

The Adventures of Allie and Amy: The Best Friend Plan

Joanna Cole, Stephanie Calmenson, et al.

$5.99 $5.51

(RL: 1.5). Best, best, best friends Amy and Allie do absolutely everything together. And this summer they have made a list of activities that they will do each and every day. But then Allie learns she's being sent to sleep-away camp and all their plans are ruined! How will these BFFs ever make it through the summer?


Nancy Krulik and Louis Thomas


(RL: 1.6). When Zeke Zander's spaceship crashes on Earth, he and his family must pretend to be humans until they can fix the ship and return home to Planet Z. But with antennae on their heads and a talking cat named Zeus, fitting in is easier said than done!

Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet, 1

Megan Frazer Blakemore and Nadja Sarell

$5.99 $5.51

(RL: 3.0). Frankie Sparks, the self-proclaimed "best inventor in the third grade," does research and creates a tool to try to persuade her classmates that a rat would make the best class pet.

Henry Heckelbeck Gets a Dragon, 1

Wanda Coven and Priscilla Burris

$5.99 $5.51

(RL: 2.2). Future spy Henry discovers that he has magic, like his big sister, Heidi, when he accidentally creates a tiny dragon, which definitely does not belong at Brewster Elementary School.

Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue

Paula Harrison and Jenny Lovlie

$5.99 $5.51

(RL: 2.5). Kitty wants to be a superhero like her mother, once she gets over her fear of the dark, but when Figaro the cat needs help, she springs into action.

The Monster Squad, 1

Joe McGee and Ethan Long

$5.99 $5.51

(RL: 3.7). Although Wolfy, Franky, and Vampyra are children of classic monsters, all they want to do is help those in need and make friends, so they join the Junior Monster Scouts with the hopes of helping their community.

Alien Superstar

Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver

$14.99 $13.79

(RL: 6.4). Buddy Burger escapes his home planet, lands in Hollywood, and is cast in a new television series, but must pretend his six eyes and suction-cup feet are the costume and his human skin, real.

Dragons in a Bag

Zetta Elliott and Geneva B.

$6.99 $6.43

(RL: 5.2). In Brooklyn, nine-year-old Jax joins Ma, a curmudgeonly witch who lives in his building, on a quest to deliver three baby dragons to a magical world, and along the way discovers his true calling.

Lion Down

Stuart Gibbs

$8.99 $8.27

(RL: 5.1). Thirteen-year-old Teddy Fitzroy and his girlfriend, Summer, investigate when a mountain lion is accused of killing a prized dog outside of FunJungle Wild Animal Park in the Texas Hill Country.

Lulu the Broadway Mouse

Jenna Gavigan

$7.99 $7.35

(RL: 4.3). Lulu is a little girl with a very big dream: she wants to be on Broadway. She wants it more than anything in the world. As it happens, she lives in Broadway's Shubert Theatre; so, achieving her dream shouldn't be too tricky, right? Wrong. Because the thing about Lulu? She's a little girl mouse.

Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story

Raina Telgemeier

$12.99 $11.95

(RL: 4.8). Have you ever thought about telling your own story, whether it be true or imagined? Are you interested in writing, drawing, or both? If the answers are yes, this . . . interactive journal is for you!


Liz Braswell

$16.99 $15.63

(RL: 4.2). 10-year-old Clark's beloved stuffed animals protect him every night from the Monsters, but they face their biggest challenge yet when one targets Clark's dad.

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks

Stuart Gibbs

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 5.3). The local police prove unhelpful when a 500-pound dinosaur skull vanishes from a secret excavation on Sage's family's ranch, so Teddy and his friends conduct their own investigation.

A Wolf Called Wander

Rosanne Parry and Mónica Armiño

$16.99 $15.63

(RL:4.4). This gripping novel about survival and family is based on the real story of one wolf's incredible journey to find a safe place to call home

Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows, 1

Ryan Calejo

$8.99 $8.27

(RL: 6.2). Steeped in Hispanic folklore since childhood, middle schooler Charlie Hernandez learns the stories are true when, shortly after his parents’ disappearance, he grows horns and feathers and finds himself at the heart of a battle to save the world.

Prairie Lotus

Linda Sue Park

$16.99 $15.63

(RL: 5.4) In Dakota Territory in the 1880s, half-Chinese Hanna and her white father face racism and resistance to change as they try to make a home for themselves.


Gordon Korman

$6.99 $6.43

(RL: 5.1). Chase does not remember falling off the roof, in fact he does not remember anything about himself, and when he gets back to middle school he begins to learn who he was through the reactions of the other kids--trouble is, he really is not sure he likes the Chase that is being revealed, but can he take the opportunity amnesia has provided and restart his life?

A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity

Nicole Valentine

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 4.6) Days before his thirteenth birthday, science-lover Finn learns that the women of his family are time travelers and he is expected to help locate his missing mother.

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky

Kwame Mbalia

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 6.2). Seventh-grader Tristan Strong tumbles into the MidPass and, with allies John Henry and Brer Rabbit, must entice the god Anansi to come out of hiding and seal the hole Tristan accidentally ripped in the sky.

The Van Gogh Deception

Deron R. Hicks

$7.99 $7.35

(RL: 8.5). When a young boy is discovered in Washington, DC's National Gallery of Art without any recollection of who he is, he must piece together the disjointed clues of his origins while using his limited knowledge to stop one of the greatest art frauds ever attempted.

Gabby Garcia's Ultimate Playbook

Iva-Marie Palmer and Marta Kissi

$12.99 $11.95

(RL: 5.2). When her school is shut down due to an asbestos problem, all-star pitcher Gabby Garcia is sent to an upscale private school that already has a star pitcher, and to make matters worse, she has trouble making friends and finding her place.

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novel #1): A Graphix Book, 1

Lauren Tarshis and Haus Studio

$10.99 $10.11

(RL: 3.3). Excited to board the Titanic with his aunt and little sister, ten-year-old George begins to explore the ill-fated ship's first-class storage cabin when the ship is rocked by a collision with an iceberg and begins to sink.

Karen's Witch (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphic Novel #1): A Graphix Book (Adapted Edition), 1

Ann M. Martin and Katy Farina

$10.99 $10.11

(RL: 2.8). Karen Brewer's imagination gets the best of her when she decides that her neighbor, Mrs. Porter--who has wild gray hair, wears black robes, and has a garden full of mysterious herbs--must be a witch.

Hammy and Gerbee: Mummies at the Museum

Wong Herbert Yee and Wong Herbert Yee


(RL: 1.6). Things are looking up for best friends Hammy and Gerbee, a hamster and a gerbil, when they find out they're both in Miss Capybara's class. But it's not long before school becomes a battle between the good (Hammy and Gerbee), the bad (spelling bees and pop quizzes), and the evil (mice twins Anna and Hanna).

New Kid

Jerry Craft

$12.99 $11.95

(RL: 3.6). Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade.

The Witch Boy

Molly Knox Ostertag

$12.99 $11.95

(RL: 3.9). In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted . . . and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be.

Backpack Explorer: On the Nature Trail: What Will You Find?

Editors of Storey Publishing

$12.95 $11.91

(RL: 2.5). Go on a nature adventure with this hands-on field guide and discover plants, animals, birds, insects, and more.

Could You Survive the Jurassic Period?: An Interactive Prehistoric Adventure

Matt Doeden and Juan Calle Velez

$6.95 $6.39

(RL: 4.1). You've just been sucked back in time millions of years! Grasses sway higher than your head. Huge insects swarm the skies and fearsome dinosaurs rule the landscape. Do you think you have what it takes to survive in the Jurassic Period? Turn the pages to find out!

From an Idea to Lego: The Building Bricks Behind the World's Largest Toy Company

Lowey Bundy Sichol and C. S. Jennings

$6.99 $6.43

(RL: 6.5). Today, LEGO is one of the biggest toy companies in the world, but a long time ago, a Danish carpenter, Ole Kirk Christiansen, started with just an idea. Find out more about LEGO's origins, those famous bricks, and their other inventive toys and movie ventures in this illustrated nonfiction book!

Wanted! Criminals of the Animal Kingdom

Heather Tekavec and Susan Batori

$18.99 $17.47

(RL: 3.7). Text and illustrations look at thirteen animals distinguishing features, including their diet, life span, habitat, and more.

We Are All Greta: Be Inspired by Greta Thunberg to Save the World

Valentina Giannella and Manuela Marazzi

$12.99 $11.95

(RL: 8.9). Follow in the footsteps of the Swedish teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize candidate and join the global mission to save our planet from climate change.

Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

Chris Barton and Don Tate

$7.99 $7.35

(RL: 4.7). A biography of Lonnie Johnson, an engineer at NASA who is best known for inventing the Super Soaker water gun.

No More Poems!: A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse

Rhett Miller

$17.99 $16.55

(RL: 4.9). An illustrated collection of poems that reflect on childhood and modern family life.

Sad Underwear and Other Complications: More Poems for Children and Their Parents

Judith Viorst and Richard Hull


(RL: 6.8). Poems for explorers and dreamers, for people who love unicorns, for people who'd rather have pets than baby sisters. Funny, poignant and always true, it examines and celebrates life with all of its perplexing complications.