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Summer Reading Recommendations

Summer Reading Bingo!

On our 2019 Summer Reading Bingo sheet, there are two squares that ask you to read a Red Balloon recommendation!

We've made a list of books for all different ages (including adults!) that we think would make great summer reading. You can download a document with all of the titles here or browse below!

 

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Drum City Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553523508
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Dragonfly Books - September 8th, 2015
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Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431248
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
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Rattletrap Car Cover Image
By Phyllis Root, Jill Barton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763620073
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2004
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Llama Destroys the World (A Llama Book) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250303172
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 7th, 2019
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Wolf Camp Cover Image
By Andrea Zuill, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781984851659
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Published: Dragonfly Books - July 31st, 2018
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Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers Book #1 Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419733604
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 2nd, 2018
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Hello, Crabby!: An Acorn Book (A Crabby Book #1) Cover Image
By Jonathan Fenske, Jonathan Fenske (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338281507
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 30th, 2019
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The Nocturnals: The Chestnut Challenge Cover Image
By Tracey Hecht, Josie Yee (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781944020231
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Published: Fabled Films Press - April 23rd, 2019
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Juana and Lucas: Big Problemas Cover Image
By Juana Medina, Juana Medina (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536201314
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Published: Candlewick - May 14th, 2019
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Charlie & Mouse: Book 1 (Classic Children’s Book, Illustrated Books for Children) Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Emily Hughes (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452131535
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually ships in 1-5 business days from warehouse.
Published: Chronicle Books - April 11th, 2017
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Mac Undercover (Mac B., Kid Spy #1) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338143591
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Published: Orchard Books - September 11th, 2018
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The Adventurers Guild (The Adventurers Guild, Book 1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368000352
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 2nd, 2018
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Slider Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536204322
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2019
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Song for a Whale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524770235
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019
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Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire Cover Image
By Susan Tan, Dana Wulfekotte (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250144003
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Published: Square Fish - March 27th, 2018
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Sunny Side Up Cover Image
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545741668
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Published: Graphix - August 25th, 2015
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The Big Bad Fox Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781626723313
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: First Second - June 20th, 2017
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The Missing Mola Lisa: Case 1 (Q & Ray #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781512454147
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Published: Graphic Universe (Tm) - September 2017
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5 Worlds Book 1: The Sand Warrior Cover Image
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma (Illustrator), Matt Rockefeller (Illustrator), Boya Sun (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781101935880
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2017
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The Backstagers Vol. 1 Cover Image
By James Tynion IV, Rian Sygh (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781608869930
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Published: BOOM! Box - July 25th, 2017
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The Diviners Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316126106
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 3rd, 2013
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Prince Charming (Royals #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781524738259
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Published: Penguin Books - March 5th, 2019
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We Set the Dark on Fire Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062691316
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 26th, 2019
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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484788509
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 2018
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Sadie Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250105714
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Wednesday Books - September 4th, 2018
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The Haunting of Tram Car 015 Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250294807
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Published: Tor.com - February 19th, 2019
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The Word Is Murder: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062676801
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019
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The Clockmaker's Daughter: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451649413
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Published: Washington Square Press - May 21st, 2019
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There There Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call our store for up-to-the-minute stock availability.
Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019
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The Library Book Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476740188
Availability: Not on our shelves now. Usually ships in 1-5 business days from warehouse.
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018
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