A young woman reads a book while sit­ting in the crook of a tree at Pin Oak Camp, Lake of the Ozarks State Park. Pho­to by Ger­ald R. Massie, Cour­tesy of Mis­souri State Archives

Sum­mer may be draw­ing to a close, but sum­mer read­ing can be enjoyed the whole year long. Here are some cap­ti­vat­ing chil­dren’s books that came out in the last few months. 

The Lost Ryū by Emi Watan­abe Cohen

Sal­ly Opened Doors by Sandy Eisen­berg Sasso

Hur­ri­camp by Steph Katzovi

Grape Again by Gabriel Arquilevich

The Hid­den Room by William Durbin and Bar­bara Durbin

Michal Hoschan­der Malen is the edi­tor of Jew­ish Book Coun­cil’s young adult and children’s book reviews. A for­mer librar­i­an, she has lec­tured on top­ics relat­ing to lit­er­a­cy, run book clubs, and loves to read aloud to her grandchildren.