UC Davis Children's Hospital, the Sacramento Public Library and ABC10 have come together to bring you "10 Books to Read." Following are the selections for August 2018.

A Lullaby of Summer Things - Natalie Reif Ziarnik

Sights and sounds of a summer twilight mingle with recollections of a day at the beach as a family settles in for the night. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Dude! - Aaron Reynolds

Platypus and beaver want to go surfing but dude, there's this shark who's in the ocean, too. But don't worry. This shark approaches and you'll never guess what happens. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Penguin on Vacation - Salina Yoon

Penguin's tired of the snow and cold--so he decides to go on vacation! But where should he go? And what new friends will he meet along the way? CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach - Eric Litwin

Visiting the beach with his family, groovy Pete enjoys collecting shells and building a sand castle but resists going into the water or accepting a surfing lesson from Bob. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Chu’s Day at the Beach - Neil Gaiman

Chu is excited. He will get to play in the sand and wade in the water. But what will happen if Chu sneezes at the beach? CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

The Sandcastle that Lola Built - Megan Maynor

As Lola builds a sandcastle, she is joined by Frisbee Dude, Little Guy, and Minnesota Girl to make it better and better. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

There Might Be Lobsters - Carolyn Crimi

A little dog's paralyzing anxiety gives way to bravery when someone smaller arrives in need during a whooshy, splashy, overwhelming day at the beach. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Duck & Goose Go to the Beach - Tad Hills

Duck wants to go on an adventure. Goose doesn't. He doesn't see the point. After all, why would they go anywhere when they're happy right where they are? CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Paddington Sets Sail - Michael Bond

Paddington visits the beach where he splashes in the ocean and builds a sand castle before being swept off in an adventure. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Beach Party Surf Monkey - Chris Grabenstein

P.T. and Gloria try to save the Wonderland again by getting a teen singing sensation to shoot a movie at the motel. CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.