Summer Reading Solutions from Scholastic

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge:


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  • Starting May 5, 2014, this free summer reading program invites kids (ages 4-14) to help set a NEW world record for summer reading!
  • The 2014 theme is “Reading Under the Stars” and offers free reading resources for teachers, parents, and kids.
  • New prizes for the winning schools include a school visit from David Shannon (winning elementary school) and Gordon Korman (winning middle school)!
  • Sign up your district, school, classroom, or children and get ready to read all summer.

Summer Reading Solutions for School Districts, Administrators, and Community Partners:

Custom Summer Book Packs

  • Schools, districts, or any organization that serves children can provide students with award-winning books, Common Core-aligned Think Sheets, and summer writing reflection journals.
  • Districts can use Scholastic TrackIt, an online tracking tool to measure students’ participation and text complexity.

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Host a Summer Book Fair

  • Drive independent reading in your school by giving students access to books and the power of choice.
  • The new Book Fair App is a free tool for finding the perfect book.

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Summer Reading Solutions for Teachers and Families:

Grade-Level Flyers for Your Class

  • Grade-specific flyers with a wide array of books.
  • SpotLit collection, a list compiled by 27 children’s book experts of 50 books every child should read.
  • Book purchases through Reading Club help teachers build their classroom libraries.

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Get Your Kids eReading All Summer Long

  • Motivate your kids to read this summer with Storia’s Summer Reading ePacks!
  • Be sure to order early—for each ePack purchased by May 31st, you’ll receive a bonus FREE eBook for your digital library!

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Parents: Find Great Books

  • Shop the summer eboutique for a wide variety of books for all ages and reading levels.

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Teachers: Find Books and Resources

  • Shop the summer eboutique for curriculum solutions, including best-selling paperbacks and classroom books at an educator discount.

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