Summer Reading Program List – 2012
Summer Reading Program – National
• Barnes & Noble Imagination’s Destination - Kids read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal (you can download this online). Then turn your reading journal in at a local Barnes & Noble to choose a FREE book from their list.
• Half-Price Books Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program - Kids ages 14 and under. Download a Feed Your Brain Reading Log. Set a goal to read each day for at least 15 minutes or more throughout June and July. Turn in your completed form to receive your $5 Back-to-School Bucks reward! Read full details here.
• PBS Kids/iVillage Summer Reading Community Challenge - Free 6-week online program. Sign up for a daily e-mail with fun activities to build reading skills. Great book suggestions, tips from other parents and a chance to win daily prizes.
• Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Summer Reading Challenge - For kids who just finished grades K-6. Read 5 books between June 15 through August 15 and you’ll be eligible for a chance to win a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” summer prize package (including a $20 Visa gift card!) You’ll need to fill out a form (available online) and mail it to: Summer Break Reading Challenge Sweepstakes Program; P.O. Box 2999, Wichita KS 67201.
• Pottery Barn Kids - Now through August 22, kids age 10 and under can earn a FREE book when they complete one of the specified reading lists. Also includes a list for Early Readers (for parents to read with their young children).
• Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge - May 1 through Aug. 31. Track your reading progress online or on your phone with their new free app.
• Sylvan’s Summer Reading contest - Through Aug. 6, read books and take quizzes on BookAdventure.com to earn points for your chance to win prizes.
• TD Bank - Kids will earn $10 when they read 10 books this summer. Just download the Summer Reading Form and keep track of 10 books they read this summer. Then print and take form to nearest TD Bank to get $10 deposited into a new or existing Young Saver account.
Summer Reading Program – Local
• Local libraries - Check your local library to see if they’re offering a summer reading program. Many will offer a program for kids (and some even offer summer reading incentive programs for adults, too!)
Have you found any other summer reading programs that we could add to the list?