Summer Reading 2018

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 July 31st. Students can read the KBA nominees and Battle of the Books to count toward the program. Wellington students received the Lexington Public Library reading logs at school.

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Summer Projects with PebbleGo

Use this link to access Summer Projects with PebbleGo. You may access PebbleGo via the library's website without a login,, or you may use the login credentials below:

username: welibrary

password: explorers

Capstone eBooks

Wellington students have free access to Capstone eBooks until June 15. Use the eBook link on the Library Media website:

Wellington Library Website

username: capstoneflowers

password: lovetoread

Most students had an opportunity to access these in the library, so they will have some familiarity with using them.

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 to access more suggested titles for your children to read over the summer.

Summer Reading with Joseph-Beth!