New Summer Reads for Young Readers

Ninja! by Arree Chung – ages 4 to 7.

Arree Chung’s website includes an activity guide, coloring pages, and this charming short film. He is active on Twitter.

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Christian Robinson – ages 4 to 8

Here’s a link to DiPucchio’s website, where she has lot of information about her books and such. Here’s how you can find her on Twitter. Christian Robinson’s website is appropriately named The Art of Fun.

The Prince of Venice Beach by Blake Nelson – ages 12 and up

Here’s where you can find news, information and random commentary by author Blake Nelson. You can also find him on Twitter.

Vivian Divine Is Dead by Lauren Sabel – ages 13 and up

Lauren Sabel writes a lot about writing on her website. She also active on Twitter.

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern – ages 14 and up

Cammie McGovern has an extensive website which includes a music video made through a collaboration between Say What You Will and Whole Children. Find her here on Twitter.

Beth Golay

Beth is a reader, writer, marketer and Books & Whatnot founder. Even though she knows better, she's a sucker for a good book cover and will positively swoon if a book is set in appropriate type. @BethGolay