Exciting New Kids' Books for Summer

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From the newest installment in Rick Riordan's Trials of Apollo series to book one of a thrilling new series by Robert Beatty, this summer is filled with reading adventures for kids of all ages.

The Burning Maze (B&N Exclusive Edition) (The Trials of Apollo Series #3)
Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga
Willa of the Wood
The Lightning Thief: Illustrated Edition (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series #1)
The Lost Continent (Wings of Fire Series #11)
The Fourth Closet (Five Nights at Freddy's)
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom)
Not So Normal Norbert
Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dork Diaries Series #13)
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #5)
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition

Kids Earn a Free Book

The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing and earn a FREE book, simply by following these three easy steps:

  1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (English or Español). Tell us which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
  2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 15th and September 3rd, 2018. Find a Store
  3. Choose your FREE reading adventure from the book list featured on the back of the journal.
Educators: Download more information here (PDF)

Bestsellers Ages 6 - 8

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The Giving Tree
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #5) Pre-Order Now
Dog Man and Cat Kid (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #4)
James and the Giant Peach
I've Loved You Since Forever (Signed Book)
Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship
I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 (I Survived Series #14)
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
The Wonderful Things You Will Be
Dinosnore
Greek Myths: A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)
The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self
The Wild Robot (Wild Robot Series #1)
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888 (I Survived Series #16)
The Wild Robot Escapes (Wild Robot Series #2)

Bestsellers Ages 9 - 12

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The Burning Maze (B&N Exclusive Edition) (The Trials of Apollo Series #3) Pre-Order Now
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #5) Pre-Order Now
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever: A Middle School Story Pre-Order Now
The Fourth Closet (Five Nights at Freddy's) Pre-Order Now
The Lost Continent (Wings of Fire Series #11) Pre-Order Now
Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dork Diaries Series #13) Pre-Order Now
Positively Izzy Pre-Order Now
Willa of the Wood Pre-Order Now
PopularMMOs Presents A Hole New World Pre-Order Now
Kristy's Big Day (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #6): Full-Color Edition Pre-Order Now
Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga Pre-Order Now
Be Prepared Pre-Order Now
Bob (B&N Exclusive Edition) Pre-Order Now
Incredibles 2: A Real Stretch: An Elastigirl Prequel Story Pre-Order Now
The Last (Endling Series #1) Pre-Order Now