Hey, children’s book lovers!

Summer is here, and what better way to embark on an exciting reading adventure than with the Stories of a Colorful World Reading Challenge! Designed to ignite young imaginations and foster a lifelong love for reading, we have curated a challenge that promises fun, knowledge, and inspiration for children of all ages. So gather your little bookworms and prepare to go on a reading adventure.

This challenge offers opportunities to explore new books, reengage with old favorites and create through various writing prompts. Stories of a Colorful World understands the importance of social connection, and so we encourage getting friends and family together to form a sense of camaraderie and create a supportive community for young readers.

P.S. Don’t forget to share your favorite books with us in the comments below. We love hearing about what you’re reading and what you love about it! 

Share your progress with us on social media using the hashtag #SOCWReadingChallenge, and we’ll feature some of our favorites throughout the month. We can’t wait to see the magic unfold! Happy reading

Summer Reading Challenge

Book Ideas for This Month’s Reading Challenge 

Not exactly sure where to start?  Here are some recommendations that might come in handy during this month’s challenge.   

Coco: A Family Mystery I Sarah Hernandez
My Summer Skin is Radiant I Tiffany Obeng
Paletero Man I Lucky Diaz
Nia’s Summer Vacation in the Caribbean I Danielle Fairbairn-Bland
The Little Mermaid Makes a Splash I Ashley Franklin
Girls with Curls: The True Tales of a Girls with Curly Hair I Krista Coyne
Juneteenth! A Celebration I Courtney Juste
Clubhouse Mysteries: Space Adventure I Sharon Draper
I Dig I Joe Cepeda
All Good in the Hood I Dwayne Reed
Welcome to Ryan’s World I Ryan Kaji
JoJo Makoons: Fancy Pants I Dawn Quigley
Rafa Counts on Papa I Joe Cepeda
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School and Other Scary Things I Lenore Look