Ready for a break from textbooks and studying? Check out the top reading recommendations for engaging summer reads!
However, whether you’re looking for a thrilling mystery or an inspiring memoir, we’ve covered you. So, kick back, relax, and enjoy one of these great books this summer.
Summer break allows students to relax and enjoy their time off from school. However, that doesn’t mean students should avoid reading altogether! Reading can be a great way to relax and learn new things.
This summer break, gift yourself something that opens up little minds, stimulates the imagination, and improves concentration, I hope you know what it is? You are right, a good book is always the answer to any gifting woes you may ever come across.
So, to include the good habit of reading in your daily schedule from a young age that will lead to improved language skills, observation, and imagination, books are essential. Books are the only credible source from which a child can learn about their body, gender, consent, empathy, and almost everything around them.
The Manthan School has brought some recommendations for great books to read this summer break and enjoy!
7 Top Reading Recommendations For Your Kids
- No Difference Between Us by Amanda Gulliver Jayneen Sanders
Gender equality and respectful relationships are topics that need to be taught to children without fail. And this book will help kids to learn that there is fundamentally no difference between genders.
By combining cheerful illustrations and simple but effective narratives the book represents gender equality perfectly. The author of the book is a primary school teacher, editor, and publisher.
- Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks
This book touches on the patriarchal idea that a boy is a strong, independent, competitive savior and one who never cries.
In addition, this book is an alternative narrative with a compilation of hundreds of stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day. And every single one of them is a rule-breaker and innovator in his way.
- The Gopi Diaries by Sudha Murty
It is a series of three books for children with a story about a dog named Gopi. The story is narrated in Gopi’s voice and revolves around his perception of humans and the environment. This series of simple stories talks of basic values told from a dog’s perspective. The author is a businesswoman, educator, and philanthropist whose works are known to evoke nostalgia in readers.
- Great Stories for Children by Ruskin Bond
This collection of Ruskin Bond’s interesting children’s all-time favorite stories. The School Among the Pines, The Wind on Haunted Hill, Romi and the Wildfire, Goodbye, Miss Mackenzie, Pret in the House, The Overcoat, The Tunnel, Wild Fruit, and many more are included.
The Indian author of the British era is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award.
- The Beatrice Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo
This is one of the most popular books among children and it is listed on every middle grader’s summer reading list for 2022.
The story revolves around the mysterious Beatrice, the girl foretold in a prophecy, and there she puts her life in danger. The intriguing cast of characters in the magical medieval set captures the imagination.
- The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman
The story revolves around Maria Merian who is a brave and passionate scientific mind, and well ahead of her time. Her story is written in such a manner that will inspire kids to head outside to look for butterflies and caterpillars in their garden or nearby park and teach them to move out to get what they want.
- The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney
The story is about Humphrey, Room 26’s class pet: a lovable hamster who follows his adventures as he gets to know his human companions. And this amazing book to your reading list to enjoy the Humphrey series featuring this fluffy cutie.
As one of the best school in Greater Noida, we always believe that there is nothing like diving into a good read. Enjoy your summer break by reading these amazing top reading recommendations from The Manthan School and make your summer break full of interesting stories be it science fiction, romantic, history, mythological, or adventurous. If you’ve already read it, share your thoughts with us?
Let us know in the comments below. And if you haven’t read it yet, be sure to add it to your reading list – it’s definitely worth your time. Happy reading!