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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

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

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    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

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    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

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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!

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

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

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

This week's batch of #sumemrreading recs are all about poetry! Read the books then log your minutes over at the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge website (click to check it out!)

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    Books included: Around the World on Eighty Legs: Animal Poems, by Amy Gibson and Daniel Salmieri // Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, by Lloyd Moss // Hi, Koo!, by Jon J Muth // A Stick is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play, by Marilyn Singer and LeUyen Pham //

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    A Home for Mr. Emerson, by Barbara Kerley and Edwin Fotheringham // Harlem, by Walter Dean Myers // Serafina's Promise, by Ann E. Burg // Where the Sidewalk Ends, by Shel Silverstein // The Dreamer, by Pam Muñoz Ryan and Peter Sis // You Are Not Here, by Samantha Schutz

Nearly 160 MILLION minutes logged and it's not even July! Kids are doing a fabulous job with their #summerreading! In fact, they've just unlocked a new constellation: Hydra! Learn more at bit.ly/14SRC.

This summer, get hooked on a stellar series! Don’t forget to log reading minutes for the Summer Reading Challenge! #summerreading

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    Books included: How do Dinosaurs…, by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague // Tony Baloney, by Pam Munoz Ryan and Edwin Fotheringham // The Black Lagoon, by Mike Thaler and Jared Lee // The Critter Club, by Callie Barkley and Marsha Riti // The Baby-Sitters Club, by Ann M. Martin

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    Books included (continued): Dear America, Various authors // Spirit Animals, various authors // Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling // Underland Chronicles, by Suzanne Collins // Artemis Fowl series, by Eoin Colfer