It's Summer....Let's READ!!!!

Harrisburg Title 1 Literacy Night - Spring 2016

This digital flyer is linked to the library website on the homepage and on the elem. page of the district website under parent links in the elem. quick links tab!

Why kids should read over the summer!

  • Reading is good for their brain!
  • The more they practice reading, the better their reading skills will be!
  • If they read 4-5 books over the summer, they'll do better in school in the fall!
  • Books will take them places when they are stuck at home!


Books By Snail!

Sign up for this wonderful FREE program from Daniel Boone Regional Library. They will send the books you (or your child) request to your home, through the mail, all summer long!! Click here to learn more and to SIGN UP!!

Other Reading Resources!!!

Finding Books by Grade Level, DRA, or Lexile

Leveling Guide Chart

Scholastic Book Wizard (search by book title for DRA, Lexile, or Grade Level Equivalent)

Book List by DRA (look for books within a certain DRA range)

Find a great read!

What Should I Read Next (search for your next read based on a title you love)

Your Next Read (another book suggestion site - to find books similar to others you like)

Good Reads (book reviews and suggestions for kids and adults)

KidsReads (book suggestions, reviews, and series for elementary/middle)

Scholastic Stacks (suggests books by genre "cool books to check out")

Harper Collins Children's Books (use the "book finder" tab to search by genre)

Books in the Middle (book reviews especially for middle schoolers)

Guys Read (great books approved by guys)

Find reviews of content and reading support tips!

Online Stories and Books and Research

DBRL eBooks using Overdrive App (check out eBooks from DBRL on your device)

Epic Books (over 10,000 books for kids 12 and under - 1 month free 4.99/mo. after)

Scholastic Storia App (free app - works on most devices - 5 free books for signing up)

Speakaboos App (free iPad app for preschool and kindergarten)

StorylineOnline (classic favorites read by celebrities)

Turtle Diary (fantastic first readers - your child can read or select read to me)

A Story before Bed (record a bedtime story for your child to enjoy)

My Online Reading (beginning readers can choose online books by category)

Pebble Go Databases (access our school subscription for Pebble Go Animals and Biographies - use the login information - don't worry your kids will know!)

Pebble Go Next (access our school subscription to US Regions and Culture Area)