The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and I’m starting to let myself believe summer is right around the corner. To celebrate, we’ve compiled 15 must read books for summer vacation that will make you laugh and cry, dream and hope, and escape reality as needed. Choose one of these books, find the nearest chaise lounge, grab your sunglasses, and get lost in a great book. Isn’t it time you do something for yourself?
SCAVENGER HUNT ADVENTURES: Kids’ Travel Book Series Usually there aren’t individual book reviews on this site, but when Catharine Aragon approached me about her series, Scavenger Hunt Adventures, I was very intrigued and asked her if she wouldn’t mind sending a copy for my kids and myself to check out. The Scavenger Hunt Adventures series takes young explorers through the popular sights of cities and engages them in sightseeing through spy-themed scavenger hunts. They currently have published six titles: MISSION LONDON, MISSION PARIS, MISSION ROME, MISSION BARCELONA, MISSION WASHINGTON, D.C., MISSION NEW YORK, with Amsterdam coming this summer and others on the way soon. I asked her to send me the MISSION ROME title since we visited recently and I was hopeful the kids could still… [Read More]
Thinking of a trip to Italy? Looking for books to inspire young readers? Check out our list of suggested reading, there’s something for everyone!
Before we visit new countries with our children, we like to discover literature that inspires travel. Here are books we would recommend sharing with your children (or reading yourself) before you visit France.