Summer Camp Reading (Grades 4-6)

Eager, Edward.  Half Magic.  JPB E / J Fic Eager
Four children looking forward to an ordinary summer enjoy a series of fantastic adventures by double-wishing on an ancient coin.

Hallowell, Tommy.  Shot From Midfield.  J FIC Hallowell
Justin finally gets to prove his athletic abilities when he goes to summer soccer camp for three weeks.

Ferber, Brenda A.  Jemma Hartman, Camper Extraordinaire.  J Fic Ferber
Spending the summer after fifth grade at Camp Star Lake in Wisconsin, Jemma discovers the joy of sailing and learns a lesson about friendship.

Jackson, Alison.  Crane’s Rebound.  J FIC Jackson
At summer basketball camp eleven-year-old Les must cope with loneliness, peer pressure, boy-girl problems, and a talented but obnoxious roommate.

Jacobson, Jennifer Richard.  Truly Winnie.  J FIC Jacpbson
Winnie, Zoe and Vanessa are going to summer camp for the first time. Winnie worries no one will like her, she won’t have a good time, and her father won’t make it to Parent’s Day.

Klise, Kate.  Letters from Camp.  JPB K
Sent to Camp Happy Harmony to learn how to get along with each other, pairs of brothers and sisters chronicle in letters home how they come to suspect the intentions of the singing family running the camp.

Levitin, Sonia.  Annie’s Promise.  J FIC Levitin
Her experiences at a summer camp in the California mountains in 1945 give twelve-year-old Annie Platt new insight into her overprotective family of German-Jewish immigrants. Sequel to “Silver Days.”

O’Connor, Jane.  Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby.  J FIC O’Connor
Ten-year-old Abby faces two months of summer camp without her best friend.

O’Dell, Kathleen.  Agnes Parker … Happy Camper?  J FIC O’Dell
Science camp brings pranks, fun, rivalries, and a new and somewhat unsettling view of a longtime best friend.

Scieszka, Jon.  Summer Reading is Killing Me!   J FIC Scieszka //  J PB S
At the beginning of summer vacation Joe, Sam, and Fred find themselves trapped inside their summer reading list, involved in a battle between good and evil characters from well-known children’s books.

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