Exciting New Kids' Books for Summer

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From the newest installment of Rick Riordan's bestselling Trials of Apollo series to Willa of the Wood, book one of a thrilling new series by Robert Beatty, set in the world of Serafina, this summer is filled with reading adventures for kids of all ages.

The Burning Maze (B&N Exclusive Edition) (The Trials of Apollo Series #3)
Guardians of the Taiga (Wild Rescuers Series #1)
Willa of the Wood (Willa of the Wood Series #1)
The Lightning Thief: Illustrated Edition (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series #1)
The Lost Continent (Wings of Fire Series #11)
The Fourth Closet (Five Nights at Freddy's Series #3)
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom)
Not So Normal Norbert
Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dork Diaries Series #13)
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #5)
Kristy's Big Day: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix Series #6)

Kids Earn a Free Book

The Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program is here to help you on your way, encouraging you to read books of your own choosing and earn a FREE book, simply by following these three easy steps:

  1. Read any eight books this summer and record them in your Summer Reading Journal (English or Español). Tell us which part of the book is your favorite, and why.
  2. Bring your completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 15th and September 3rd, 2018. Find a Store
  3. Choose your FREE reading adventure from the book list featured on the back of the journal.
Educators: Download more information here (PDF)

Bestsellers Ages 6 - 8

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The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition (includes brown-eyed girl scout elf)
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #13)
P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever
How to Catch a Snowman (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection (Books 1-3 Boxed Set)
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #5)
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote
Flashback (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Keeper of the Lost Cities Series #7)
Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition (includes blue-eyed boy scout elf)
The Magic Misfits (Magic Misfits Series #1)
Why Don't We: In the Limelight
Pete the Cat Goes Camping
The Polar Express 30th anniversary edition
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #6) Pre-Order Now

Bestsellers Ages 9 - 12

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The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #13)
Special Edition Harry Potter Box Set
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay Pre-Order Now
How to Catch a Snowman (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection (Books 1-3 Boxed Set)
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote
Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set, Books 1-7
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #5)
Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Dork Diaries Series #13)
Harry Potter Books 1-7 Special Edition Boxed Set
The Magic Misfits (Magic Misfits Series #1)
Why Don't We: In the Limelight
Hatchet (Brian's Saga Series #1)
Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Captain Underpants: Dog Man Series #6) Pre-Order Now
The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)