SUMMER READING

Hollenbeck Summer ReadingSun with Flowers
May 21 - August 8, 2016

Resources:
(click on links below)

Summer Reading Letter to Parents
Summer Reading Log
(Due:  August 19, 2016 to receive extra credit)
St. Charles City-County Public Library Summer Reading Program
Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge 
Bookopolis
HMS Catalog of e-books & audio-books (students must log in to catalog to access)

Hint: Search "summer reading" on the web and discover more Summer Reading opportunities.


ALL reading counts!  print, e-books, audio-books
Do I have to read fiction?
Nope - nonfiction is just as good!
Can I read the same books for each Summer Reading Program?
Yep - double & triple-dipping is encouraged!
Do I have to choose books from a particular list?
Nope - read anything you want as long as it is at or above your reading level.
What if I can't think of books to read?
Here are links to some great reading suggestions:
--Truman Reader's Award Nominees (6-8 grade)
--Mark Twain Reader's Award Nominees (4-6 grade)
--The Top 100 Greatest Books for Kids (Scholastic)
--Guy's Read (Jon Scieszka)
--Goodreads
--Teen Top Ten for Young Adults (Young Adult Library Services Association)
--Fantastic Fiction
             
Reasons to SUMMER READ:

  1. Avoid "Summer Reading Loss."
  2. Become a stronger reader.
  3. Earn extra credit points in ELA this year.