May 12, 2016

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Summer Reading Programs

Don't forget to sign up your kids and possibly yourself for your local summer reading programs at your local library.    I signed up for an adult reading program (at my local library) and each week I submit what books I finished.   Last year I won a family canoe trip!  It pays to read!!!

Scholastic Summer Challenge

Here's how you can get involved:

Help your kids sign-up at www.scholastic.com/summer

Read, log minutes and possibly earn rewards!


Calling all kids between Kindergarten – 8th grade, sign up for the Sylvan Book Adventure Club! Whenever your kids read and finish a book found here, they can take an online quiz and earn points to redeem for prizes!

Quizzes aren't too hard and give around 200 points (if all questions are answered correctly). Then let the kids save their points for a prize from the Prize Library!


Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program: FREE Book for you kids in grades 1st-6th  (May 17th - September 6th)

Here Is How:

Step 1.  Read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal (PDF).
Step 2.  Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store. Find a Store.
Step 3.  Choose a FREE BOOK from the selection on the Reading Journal list at the store... Enjoy reading!

Just check out the books we got last year: 


Free books this year:
GRADES 1 &  2
  • Detective Camp (A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #1)
  • DK Readers Level 1: Jungle Animals
  • Dr. Seuss: The Great Doodler
  • Jorge el curioso: El puesto de limonada
  • Mercy Watson to the Rescue
  • Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat
  • Pinkalicious and Planet Pink
  • Stowaway!(Puppy Pirates Series #1)
  • The Thrills and Chills of Amusement Parks
GRADES 3 & 4
  • The Bell Bandit (The Lemonade War Series #3)
  • Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
  • I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 (I Survived Series #2)
  • Justice League vs. Bizarro League(LEGO®DC Comics™ Super Heroes Series)
  • My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
  • Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
  • Stuart Little
GRADES 5 &6
  • The Bravest Princess
  • Chomp
  • Esperanza renace
  • Lea Dives In
  • The Night Gardener
  • President of the Whole Fifth Grade
  • Story Thieves (Story Thieves Series #1)
  • Travel Team 
Books-a-Million is having a Summer Quest in which you head here and download the Summer Reading Journal, read four books, and turn in your journal to your local Books-a-Million store to get a free Camp Half-Blood Tote Bag.


Chuck E. Cheese
Earn 10 FREE tokens every time your child reads for 2 weeks in a row. Just fill out the form and bring it in to claim your free token.