Best Children’s Water Sports Books
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1. Cannonball: A Fun, Summertime Read About Believing In Yourself and Having Fun (Diverse Children’s Book)
Author: by Sacha Cotter
An Amazon Best Book of the Month! A summer tale about family, overcoming fears, and the importance of being oneself, all in the pursuit of performing the perfect cannonballI’m ready to pull off the perfect cannonball, but everyone has advice.
“You need more weight” “Bigger shorts!” “More muscles!””BIGGER SHORTS!”As one boy searches for the secret to executing the perfect cannonball, it’s only by listening to his own voice that he finds his unique style and pulls off a truly awe-inspiring CANNONBALL.
A celebration of native culture, a glossary including Maori words is included.
2. Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach (My First I Can Read)
Author: by James Dean
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings Pete the Cat fans some fun in the sun! Pete the Cat is one groovy cat at finding shells and building sand castles at the beach. But when it gets too hot, there’s only one way to cool offjump into the ocean!
Except Pete might be a scaredy-cat when it comes to the water. Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.
3. Jabari Jumps
Author: by Gaia Cornwall
This simple and sincere tale of working up courage to face fears makes quite a splash. Kirkus ReviewsJabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He’s finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he’s a great jumper, so he’s not scared at all.
Looks easy, says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. He needs to figure out what kind of special jump to do anyway, and he should probably do some stretches before climbing up onto the diving board.
In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can’t help but root for.
4. Llama Llama Learns to Swim
Author: by Anna Dewdney
Llama Llama learns to swim in this sweet 8×8 based on an episode from the Netflix animated television series. Look out, world-Llama Llama is a TV star! The beloved character, made famous by Anna Dewdney’s best-selling picture books, is the star of his own original series, now airing on Netflix.
Our episode-based 8×8 tells the story of one of the most memorable (and sometimes scary! Milestones: learning to swim! Your little llamas will love relating to their favorite picture book character as he faces new and challenging situations.
5. Peppa Goes Swimming (Peppa Pig)
Author: by Scholastic
An all-new storybook featuring Peppa – a lovable, slightly bossy little piggy!Includes a poster! Peppa and George are going swimming, but George is a bit scared. How will Mummy and Daddy pig ever convince him to get in the pool?
Includes a poster of family fun in the pool!
6. The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics
Author: by Daniel James Brown
The #1 New York Times bestseller freshly adapted for the next generation, now with brand new content including an author Q&A and never-before-seen photographsInspiration for the PBS American Experience Documentary ‘The Boys of ’36’ For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant.
With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler.
At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, whose personal quest captures the spirit of his generationthe generation that would prove in the coming years that the Nazis could not prevail over American determination and optimism.
7. Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat (My First I Can Read)
Author: by James Dean
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings Pete the Cat’s world to life under the sea in this new I Can Read book. Pete the Cat is going scuba diving! Before he hits the water, Captain Joe tells him about all the sea creatures he can encounter, and Pete is super excited to see a seahorse.
But when he is suited up and swimming around, he has to search high and low to find the little guy. In this aquatic adventure, Pete makes a new friend and gets a big surprise! Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat is a My First I Can Read Book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.
New readers will love the easy-to-read format and groovy illustrations in Pete the Cat’s first I Can Read underwater journey!
8. Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
Author: by Bethany Hamilton
In this moving personal account of faith and fortitude, internationally ranked surfer Bethany Hamilton tells how she survived a shark attack that cost her arm-but not her spirit. They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf?
How else could one explain that nothingnot even the loss of her armcould come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark’s stealth attack with the calm of a girl with God on her side.
Pushing pain and panic aside, she began to paddle with one arm, focusing on a single thought: Get to the beach…. And when the first thing Bethany wanted to know after surgery was When can I surf again? It became clear that her spirit and determination were part of a greater storya tale of courage and faith that this soft-spoken girl would come to share with the world.
Soul Surfer is a moving account of Bethany’s life as a young surfer, her recovery after the attack, the adjustments she’s made to her unique surfing style, her unprecedented bid for a top showing in the World Surfing Championships, and, most fundamentally, her belief in God.
9. Froggy Learns to Swim
Author: by Jonathan London
Zzzziiiinnngggg splash! Everyone’s favorite frog learns to swim! Frogs are supposed to be great swimmers. “Not me!” says Froggy, who’s afraid of the water. But with a little encouragement, some practice, and the help of a silly song or two, Froggy becomes an expert frog-kicker!
Froggy’s childlike dialogue and the sound wordszook!Zik!’; flop flop … Splash!’ make this a wonderful read aloud. School Library JournalAn IRA/CBC Children’s ChoiceA Junior Library Guild Selection
10. All About the Olympic Games (Around the World by Magic Spells for Teachers)
Author: by Marisa Boan
All About the Olympic Games is a great new book to get kids excited about the Olympic Games while learning about the customs and traditions of the Games! Learn about the history of the Olympic Games in this full-color book bursting with information to get kids ready to enjoy the Games.
Historic photos and illustrations accompany brief, easy-to-read, engaging text.Perfect for kids! All About the Olympic Games includes information about:The First Olympic Games in GreeceThe start of the International Olympic Committee and the Modern Olympic GamesOpening and Closing Ceremony traditionsOlympic Flame and the torchbearer relayThe true meaning of the Olympic FlagThe Olympic CreedLists of all Summer and Winter Games sportsBring the excitement of the Olympics home with the BONUS PAGES At Home Measurement Olympic Games.
Kids can participate in a series of events at home while reinforcing their math skills. Kids get 6 event cards using simple household items to try events like Long Jump, Javelin Throw, and Shotput. Easy fun at home while practicing estimation and measurement.
11. Spot Goes to the Beach
Author: by Eric Hill
Everyone’s favorite puppy takes a trip to the beach in this board book adventure! It’s a sunny day at the beach-and Spot is ready to have some fun and make new friends. Spot loves building sandcastles, but this time he decides to try something new: surfing!
Spend a day at the beach along with Spot, his parents, and his new friends!
12. Deep Water
Author: by Watt Key
From Watt Key, the author of the acclaimed Alabama Moon, comes a thrilling middle grade survival story about a scuba dive gone wrong and two enemies who must unite to survive. It’s the most important rule of scuba diving: If you don’t feel right, don’t go down.
So after her father falls ill, twelve-year-old Julie Sims must take over and lead two of his clients on a dive miles off the coast of Alabama while her father stays behind in the boat. When the clients, a reckless boy Julie’s age and his equally foolhardy father, disregard Julie’s instructions during the dive, she quickly realizes she’s in over her head.
And once she surfaces, things only get worse: One of the clients is in serious condition, and their dive boat has vanishedalong with Julie’s father, the only person who knows their whereabouts. It’s only a matter of time before they die of hypothermia, unless they become shark bait first.
Though Julie may not like her clients, it’s up to her to save them all. Praise for Deep Water:Key offers plenty of nail-biting suspense in this survival tale about a deep-sea dive off the Alabama coast that goes horribly wrong …
13. The Raft
Author: by Jim LaMarche
Inspired in part by his own childhood, this gorgeous picture book from Jim LaMarche, the beloved illustrator of A Story for Bear and The Elves and the Shoemaker, tells the story of one stubborn boy’s unexpectedly wonderful summer on the river.
This is an imagination-sparking story about appreciating the simple, natural joys of the world and the people in it, and about discovering and exploring one’s own talents. School Library Journal proclaimed, This dazzling picture book is an artistic triumph. The author’s note describes the similarities between his own life and the life of his protagonist.
Nicky is convinced that his summer with his grandmother in the Wisconsin woods is going to be the worst summer ever. She cooks food that he doesn’t like, there’s an art studio where her living room should be, and he’s expected to do choresincluding fishing, the most boring chore ever.
But one afternoon, while Nicky is trying to catch their dinner, a raft drifts down the river towards him. The raft has a calming magic about it, affecting both Nicky and the wildlife of the river and woods. Through the raft and the adventures it brings him on, Nicky finds new common ground with his grandmother, a fellow river rat, who encourages him to explore his newfound talent for art.
14. Leo Can Swim
Author: by Anna McQuinn
Leo, Lola’s little brother from Leo Loves Baby Time, is back in a new adventure at the pool. Leo loves the water! Leo and Daddy go to swim class where they kick, bounce, splash around, and dive like little fish.
Joining other babies and their caretakers in the pool is a guarantee for unforgettable fun. This sweet story full of action and sound effects is a gentle introduction to pool facilities and parent-child swim lessons with a cast of diverse families who love to splash and play together.
Keep an eye out for Leo’s other adventures!
15. Maisy Learns to Swim: A Maisy First Experience Book
Author: by Lucy Cousins
Take the plunge with Maisy and her friends as they splash and wade through their first swimming lesson. Kirkus ReviewsToday Maisy and her friends are going swimming for the first time. Eddie is a natural, but Maisy and Tallulah get into the pool slowlyooh, it’s freezing!
But soon they are kicking and floating and even blowing bubbles with the rest. Whether water-shy or raring to go, young readers will relate to Maisy as she learns to make a splash!
16. Bubbles . . . Up!
Author: by Jacqueline Davies
An everyday visit to the pool transforms into an unforgettable celebration of the water in this remarkable picture book from Jacqueline Davies, the award-winning author of Children’s classic The Lemonade War, and Sonia Snchez, the illustrator of Meg Medina’s Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away.
A day at the community pool is full of unwater magicdunking and diving with friends; somersaulting, walking on your hands, and bursting up through the surface like a tortoise. But when a thunderstorm comes and a little brother ventures too close to the pool’s edge, will our main character be quick enough and brave enough to save the day?
In this energetic read-aloud, the words swim off the pages as the underwater world comes to life through lush, dynamic illustrations and visual poetry. Journey to an imaginative world where, always and forever, bubbles …Rise …UP!