Parade Magazine published the top 10 summer reading list of Levar Burton. Burton was the host of the popular and educational PBS show Reading Rainbow for 26 years and he is now bringing back that series in digital formats. Here are his recommended reads, as of July 2014.
1. George And Martha by James Marshall
2. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt & Olver Jeffers
3. How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills
4. Miss Martin is a Martian by Colleen Murray Fisher
5. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
6. Where the Wilds Things Are by Maurice Sendak
7. Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
8. There’s An Alligator Under My Bed by Mercer Mayer
9. Enemy Pie by Derek Munson
10. The BFG by Roald Dahl
Check out this wonderful new Children’s book series that teaches children age 3 through 8 important life lessons in each and every tale. Each character is a color of the rainbow!