Here at BookPeople, we believe that there is nothing better to do on a lazy summer day than to dig into a great book. And that’s why our summer motto is Carpe Librum! We say: Seize the summer, and seize the book!
In this spirit, we’re happy to once again offer a free summer reading program for all our young readers going into grades K-8.
How to get started: Come to BookPeople to pick up a summer reading bookmark for your age level. You are going to want to hang on to this because it’s also your reading tracking form that you’re going to use all summer and turn back in to us before school starts.
What you get to read: We have put together a great list of 6 recommended paperbacks per age group. You get to choose at least three of these recommended books and up to three books of your own choosing –for a total of 6 great books– to read over the summer. Check out the lists below to see the choices for your age group.
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by Mo O’Hara
Catwings by Ursula K. LeGuin
Rickshaw Girl by Mitali Perkins
Don’t Throw It to Mo! by David A. Adler
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! by Grace Lin
The BFG by Roald Dahl
Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang
Dealing With Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy
The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis
Revenge of the Flower Girls by Jennifer Ziegler
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani
The Running Dream by Wendelin von Draanen
Peak by Roland Smith
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Check out the lists above and bring in your completed bookmarks in to receive a special reward and your reading star!