Summer Reading 2017

Suggested Summer Reading for Grades K-5

Kentucky Bluegrass Award Books and Battle of the Books

Each year, the Kentucky Bluegrass Award committee selects 10 books for grades K-2 and grades 3-5 as nominees to be considered for the Kentucky Bluegrass Award or KBA winner. Kentucky students read the books and vote for their favorite in March. Fayette County School library media specialist select 12-16 titles for students in grades 3-5 to read and participate in Battle of the Books. Look below to find the titles.

Participate in the Lexington Public Library Summer Reading Program and Win!

The LPL's summer reading program begins May 1st and continues until August 1st. Students can read the KBA nominees and Battle of the Books to count toward the program. To learn more go to http://www.lexpublib.org/discoversummer

K-3 Students Continue using Reading Horizons over the Summer!

Wellington won second place in completing summer reading pledges last summer. As a result, we won a subscription to Reading Horizons. Reading Horizons is a reading program that provides individualized instruction via an engaging multisensory approach. The program can be accessed via the Wellington Library Website at https://blogs.fcps.net/weslib or through the direct link at https://wellingtonelementary.rhdiscovery.com/. If students do not remember their logins, just e-mail me at kim.blankenship@fayette.kyschools.us Please have family, friends, and Wellington students complete the Summer Reading Pledge this summer. We could win again! See the link and directions below:

Complete the Summer Reading Pledge and help Wellington win again!

Using the pictures below as a guide to the correct link (you will click on the button circled in red), go to https://www.lexile.com/fab/ky/ to take the Summer Reading Pledge. Encourage all family, friends and community members to complete the plege for Wellington! We could win again next year!
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Visit the American Library Association website to see more book suggestions

ALA or the American Library Association contains several links of distinguished and notable books for children. Please visit http://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading/children to access more suggested titles for your children to read over the summer.