Suggested Reading

Fire up your brain by reading a book by another author or topic. If you read a book from any of these lists during the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, you can earn a special badge. Each list has a secret code for which you can claim a special badge. Keep checking back for more badge-earning activities!

Eligible Libraries Eligible Programs  Earn this Badge Reading List 
 All Pre-Reader, Kids  Badge image   Reading to children is a great way to instill love for books. 

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All Kids Grade 1-3 Badge

 Reading to children just a bit older can unlock love for reading.

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Kids Grade 4-6 Reading list badge

 Reading is a fun way to explore your imaginations.

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Kids, Teens Cover art: Middle school reading list badge

Reading is fundamental.

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 All Kids, Teens, Adults  Jane Austen badge

Jane Austen is known for her keen depictions of social interactions.

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All Teens, Adults Badge image  Click here for suggested titles.
 All Teens, Adults  

Action is the key element in Adventure stories.
There is often an element of danger against nature or other characters in the story

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 All  Teens, Adult

Biography Badge Image

Are you curious about how lives are lived and shaped? Biographies tell the rest of the story. 

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 All  Teens, Adult  Fairytale Badge Image

story, not always for children, about elves, dragons, fairies,or other magical creatures.

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All Teens, Adult Historical Fiction Badge Image

 Do you watch a lot of movies that are set in the past? If so, you may really enjoy a historical fiction book. 

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All Teens, Adult

Whodunit stories can be old or new, serious or funny, but they always involve the uncovering of a culprit or a criminal. 

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 All  Kids, Teens, Adults  

Neil Gaiman creates marvelous worlds in each story full of fantasy, wonder and adventure.

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