This week, I'm sharing chapter books about going on vacation . . .
The Vacation by Polly Horvath
When his parents go to Africa to work as missionaries, twelve-year-old Henry's eccentric aunts, Pigg and Mag, take him on a cross-country car trip, allowing him to gain insight into his family and himself.
The Merman by Dick King-Smith
While on vacation in Scotland on her tenth birthday, Zeta meets a wise, kindly old merman who teaches her not only to swim, but also many, many more fascinating things.
This Would Make a Good Story Someday by Dana Alison Levy
Although not thrilled when her summer plans are upended for a surprise cross-country train trip with her family and embarrassed because one of her moms is writing a tell-all book about the trip, twelve-year-old Sara Johnston-Fischer finds herself changing along with the landscape outside the train windows.
Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea by Lynne Rae Perkins
When her parents take the family to the beach for a vacation, Alix is nervous about leaving home.
More Books --
Abigail Iris: The One and Only by Lisa Glatt
Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
Calvin Coconut: Man Trip by Graham Salisbury
Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Summer Vacation by Tommy Greenwald
Escaping the Giant Wave by Peg Kehret
Lexie by Audrey Couloumbis
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
Mission Unstoppable by Dan Gutman
Paddington Abroad by Michael Bond
Roxie and the Hooligans at Buzzard's Point by Phyllis Naylor Reynolds
The Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda
Summer with Elisa by Joanna Hurwitz
Check these books out on display at the Arnold Branch through August 3, 2018.