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Now is the time to read for fun: Here are 7 books for kids

Staff Writer
Austin 360
“A is for Astronaut” (Sleeping Bear Press, $16.99) by retired NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson.

We know. It’s so tempting to toss anything that smacks of “to do” out with all the detritus lining your child’s backpack. Yet summer, with its relaxed schedules and minimal schoolwork, is the perfect time to set routines that stick for reading. (It also sets the groundwork for a smoother return to classes in the fall.)

We have book recommendations for kids perfect for a fun summer day.Check them out on our premium website.