Sure-to-Please Late Summer Reads

Losing myself in a good book is one of my favorite things to do on a lazy summer day, and I bet it's one of yours, too. So why not drag your vacation out just a little longer with one of these warm weather reads?

As Brave as You:  Do you know the best way to clean up dog poop, how to make jewelry out of soda cans or what people do for fun without a computer? Did you know your parents used to be kids? Did you know your grandparents used to be parents? When two city boys get sent to spend the summer with their country grandparents, they learn the answers to all these questions and more.

As Brave as You is available in multiple formats.

The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island: If you've read The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher, then you know the sort of hilarious adventures you're in for when the family of four adopted boys, two dads, two crazy cats and one dog head off to spend the summer on Rock Island.

The Family Fletcher Takes Rock Island is available in multiple formats.

Once Was A Time: OK, so you may have traveled on your summer vacation but Lottie time travels from 1940s Britain to present-day America. The trouble is, how does she return? A book from CPL just might hold the answer.

Once Was a Time is available in multiple formats.

What was your favorite summer read?

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