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The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

This board is all about summer reading! Join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, a FREE online reading program for kids, dedicated to stopping the "summer slide." Learn more at www.scholastic.com/summer

Let's finish the Summer Reading Challenge with a round up of books for back-to-school! Just1 week left to log reading minutes and help your school be #1!

  • Scholastic

    Books included: Wemberly Worried, Kevin Henkes // Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Eric Litwin and James Dean // If You Take a Mouse to School, Laura Numeroff // Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, Barbara Park // Eerie Elementary #1: The School Is Alive!, Jack Chabert and Sam Ricks

  • Scholastic

    Books included (cont.):The Magic School Bus: Explores the Senses, Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen // Third Grade Angels, Jerry Spinelli // Wonder, R.J. Palacio // Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Jeffery Brown // The Great Greene Heist, Varian Johnson

Kids have unlocked the eleventh (and second to last!) reading milestone of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Watch as NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin shares fun facts about Perseus and how to locate it in the night sky. www.scholastic.co....

This week, we're sharing great nonfiction titles. Don't forget, there's still time to log your minutes for the #SummerReading Challenge, so keep reading! bit.ly/14SRC

  • Scholastic

    Books included: The Notorious Benedict Arnold, Steve Sheinkin // Drawing from Memory, Alan Say // Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917, Sally M. Walker // Heroes of the Environment, Harriet Rohmer

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    Books included (cont.): My Five Senses, Aliki // Unite or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation, Jacqueline Jules and Jef Czekaj // Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story, Thomas F. Yezerski // Scholastic Discover More: My Body, Andrea Pinnington // Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why Commas Really Do Make a Difference, Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons // Nelson Mandela, Kadir Nelson

Looking for a laugh? Try one of these silly stories! You have until Sept 5 to log your reading minutes at scholastic.com/summer! #summerreading

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    Books included: Tony Baloney, Pam Munoz Ryan and Edwin Fotheringham // There’s a Bird on Your Head!, Mo Willems // Amelia Bedelia, Peggy Parish // Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett // Stink, Megan McDonald and Peter H. Reynolds // Bad Kitty, Nick Bruel // Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Judy Blume // Odd Squad series, Michael Fry // Dear Dumb Diary, by Jim Benton // The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

Kids have unlocked the tenth reading milestone of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Watch as NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin shares fun facts about Corona Borealis and how to locate it in the night sky. www.scholastic.co....

Kids have unlocked the ninth reading milestone of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Watch as NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin shares fun facts about Ursa Minor and how to locate it in the night sky. www.scholastic.co....

NASA astronaut Leland Melvin shares who his favorite teacher was as a kid. (Guess what? There were two—his parents!). Watch more videos featuring Leland and learn more about the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge at www.scholastic.co...

Kids have unlocked the eighth reading milestone of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge! Watch as NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin shares fun facts about Hercules and how to locate it in the night sky. www.scholastic.co....

Check out our dino-mite book picks this week! There's only 4 weeks left of the Summer Reading Challenge, so make sure to log your minutes!

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    Books included: Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs, Mo Willems // How Do Dinosaurs series, Jane Yolen and Mark Teague // RAWR!, Todd H. Doodler // The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy, by Martha Brockenbrough // The Berenstain Bears Dinosaur Dig, Jan and Mike Berenstain // Who Would Win? Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Velociraptor, Jerry Pallotta and Rob Bolster

  • Scholastic

    Books included (continued): Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones, David A. Adler // Scholastic Discover More: Dinosaurs, Penelope Arlon // Tommysaurus Rex, Doug Tennapel // The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Watkins by Barbara Kerly and Brian Selznick

  • Sandi McDonald

    Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs ROCKS!

Have a MAGICAL weekend with these books. Log your minutes at Scholastic.com/summer

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    Books included: Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak // Rainbow Magic series, Daisy Meadows // A Snicker of Magic, Natalie Lloyd // Ever After High, Shannon Hale // Secret Kingdom series, Rosie Banks // The Real Boy, Anne Ursu // When the Butterflies Came, Kimberly Griffiths Little // James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl // Percy Jackson series, Rick Riordan // Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling

Summer is a great time to read something different. If you usually read novels, try one of these graphic novels! #SummerReading

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    Books included: Chickenhare, by Chris Grine // aby Mouse Series, Jennifer L. Holm and Matt Holm // SideKicks, by Dan Santat // Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi // Tommysaurus Rex, by Doug Tennapel // Cleopatra in Space, Mike Maihack // Bone, by Jeff Smith // The Dumbest Idea Ever!, by Jimmy Gownley // Drama, by Raina Telgemeier // American Born Chinese, by Gene Luen Yang

Weekends are the perfect time for #summerreading under the stars! Because kids are doing such an outstanding job logging their minutes, we're releasing a new piece of art in their honor! Learn more at bit.ly/14SRC

We're WILD about reading animal books this week! #SummerReading

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    Books included: Chick ‘n' Pug, Jennifer Sattler // Meow Said the Cow, Emma Dodd // Lucky Duckling, Eva Moore and Nancy Carpenter // Animal Snackers, Betsy Lewin // Mr. Tiger goes Wild, Peter Brown // Wonder Horse, Emily Arnold McCully // Because of Winn-Dixie, Kate DiCamillo // Arnold McCully // Dogs of War, Sheila Keenan and Nathan Fox // The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate // Endangered, Elliot Schrefer

This week, we're reading about some awesome (and definitely not typical) royalty! Check them out and don't forget to log your reading minutes at Scholastic.com/summer! #summerreading

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    Books included: The Prince Won't Go to Bed!, Dayle Ann Dodds and Kyrsten Brooker // Not All Princesses Dress in Pink!, Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple, and Anne-Sophie Lanquetin // Part-time Princess, Deborah Underwood and Cambria Evans // The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry // I am Cleopatra, Grace Norwich // The Wide-Awake Princess, by E. D. Baker

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    Books included (cont.): The False Prince, Jennifer A. Nielsen // Origami Yoda: Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue, Tom Angleberger // The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot // Princess Academy, Shannon Hale

HUGE NEWS! Kids have just smashed through the 2013 summer reading world record of 176,438,473 minutes! Click to learn more!

ICYMI: We're releasing a new piece of "Reading Under the Stars"-inspired art every time kids log enough #summerreading minutes to unlock another constellation! bit.ly/14SRC

Summer Reading Challenge

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2 months into the Scholastic #SummerReading Challenge. Nearly 174.5 MILLION minutes. logged. This calls for another constellation! Learn more about Libra and join in the fun at bit.ly/14SRC!