Kids love lists, (especially boys). Try these books just for fun, fact gathering and interest sake.
Title: Guinness World Records 2010
Title: Ripley’s Believe it or Not 2010
Note: Some of the content can be kind of disturbing and creepy so use your own judgment when giving to your children to browse or read. Better yet- check the book out with them and be ready for reactions and discussions that arise.
Websites to check out for great reading lists for your kids not only for summer but year round.
www.Oprah.com (has good kids reading list)
* www.parenthood.com (lists 100 best children’s books to read)