Book Smart: Summer Reading Edition

News & Notes from the Morningside Library - May 2020

Summer Reading

Parents, Teachers, Librarians - You can access this summer reading resource I created to help you encourage reading this summer! Click here to access it using your (or your child's) Atlanta Public Schools email ( The pack includes suggested reading lists, reading challenges, word-of-the-day calendars for June, July and August, a recipe for making ice cream in a bag, a directed drawing of a shark, a book shelf for recording summer reading, a scavenger hunt, a YouTube playlist of over 100 book trailers, and bookmarks. There's also a link to a digital version you'll be able to send to students that will open in Google Slides.

Sneak Peek at What's Inside

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Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Summer Reading: Imagine Your Story

This year's theme at the Pubic Library is "Imagine Your Story." Please join AFPLS online here to participate. This year’s program is 100% virtual and open to all ages, so be sure to signup and log your reading and activities online or in the Beanstack app. Also join us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for story time and much more!

Pre-Registration Begins May 15, 2020 via Beanstack.

Click here to begin listening! No Amazon account necessary!

Don't Let Them Disappear by Chelsea Clinton

Last week we read, Don't Let Them Disappear by Chelsea Clinton. Then we drew four of the endangered animals mentioned in the text - lions, tigers, sea otters and pandas. If you want to illustrate too, find my directed drawing play list here.
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