Summer is here and it’s time to curl up with a nice book- or two or three! Our awesome community of teachers on Facebook had some great ideas for reading material. We’ve compiled a summer reading list of everything on the spectrum from professional development to fun beach reads. Check it out and join our Lucky Little Learners Facebook groups for 1st grade and 2nd grade teachers to join the conversation!
For Fun Summer Reading List
This crazy year has meant a lot of constant learning and growing for us as teachers. Our brains deserve a break! This list has got a little of everything. Take a look and choose a new world to immerse yourself in.
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin (book 1 of 2)
Pretty Little Things by Janelle Brown
Fantasy & Sci-Fi
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (book 1 of 4) epic fantasy
Red Rising by Pierce Brown (book 1 of 5) sci-fi
From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout (book 1 of 3) YA fantasy
How Stella Learned to Talk by Christina Hunger
1491 by Charles Mann
The Spy and The Traitor by Ben Macintyre
Professional Development Summer Reading List
This year was tough but the name of the game is growth! If your recharging includes honing your skills or sharpening new ones check out some of professional development recommendations from our teacher community.
Unpack Your Impact by Naomi O’Brien and LaNesha Tabb
Speech to Print by Louisa Moats
Lost at School by Ross W. Greene
Culturize by Jimmy Casa
Fostering Resilient Learners- Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers with Pete Hall
Summer Reading List
Now, that you’ve got some good books in your cart or library wait list check out our ideas for summer self-care. You’ve earned it!
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