Summer Reading Programs

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

It’s Time for the Joy of Reading:
Students read 8 books and record them in the Summer Reading Journal (English or Español), bring the journal to Barnes and Noble and earn a free book between May 15th and September 3rd.

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Summer Reading at the Virginia Public Library

Summer Reading at the Virginia Public Library

From May 29th-August 3rd for infants to 12th graders. Sign up here to read and win prizes this summer.

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Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

A Magical Summer of Reading
Students must be registered by an educator, including teachers, librarian, or community organization leader.  Students unlock digital rewards as they complete weekly reading challenges. Educators, librarians, and community partners can create accounts on scholastic.com/summer.

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Start with a Book

Start with a Book

A summer reading and hands on learning initiative from Reading Rockets provides resources for parents, students, and teachers including interactive games, reading strategies, a book finder, activities and more! A great addition to your summer reading program.

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Summer of Seuss

Summer of Seuss

Check out the Summer of Seuss with Sueussville including crafts, recipes, and activities all to encourage summer reading and literacy.

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Book It

Book It

Book It and Pizza Hut partner up with Candlewick Press to help increase reading time during the summer months with great reading activities paired with kids favorite books. Download over 17 hands on activities for free.

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National Education Association Summer Reading Resources

National Education Association Summer Reading Resources

These resources help you put books in kids’ hands and connect them with summer reading adventures.

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TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

Need to read books online? Check out the Tumblebook  electronic library for elementary and middle school students supported by the Library of Virginia. Books may be read in French or Spanish as well as English.  To access TumbleBooks please visit Find It Virginia or enter your Library of Virginia library card number below. For more information on obtaining a library card please visit our Circulation Procedures page. Once you click Find It Virginia Click VIEW  e-Books.  Then click Tumblebooks or TumbleBooks for Teens.

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Colorin colorado

Colorin colorado

A bilingual site for educators and families of English Language Learners. En español  These bilingual parent resources offer tips on helping children learn to read, succeed in school, and learn a new language.

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Readwritethink

Readwritethink

Readwritethink: A collection of parent resources to assist your students in summer reading, writing, and literacy. Grades K-12 including activities and projects, games and tools, and tips and how to’s.

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Camp Wonderopolis

Camp Wonderopolis

A Symphony of Wonders is an online camp experience for families and programs that build literacy and STEM skills through Maker experiments. Requires sign in. Check out each previous year’s camp themes and sign up for this year’s Camp: A Symphony of Wonders.

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