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  • 1. 2010 Summer Reading &Library Events

2. Summer Reading &Related Events

  • Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge
  • Make a Splash at Your Public Library
  • Red Balloon Bookstore
  • Wild Rumpus Bookstore
  • Museum Adventure Pass
  • Como Zoo
  • Suggested Reading Lists
  • Suggested Web


  • American Swedish Institute
  • Bakken Museum
  • Bell Museum of Natural History
  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
  • Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary
  • Firefighters Hall & Museum
  • Hennepin History Museum
  • James J. Hill House
  • The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Minnesota History Center
  • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
  • Minnesota Transportation Museum
  • Minnesota Zoo
  • The Museum of Russian Art
  • Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
  • Weisman Art Museum
  • The Works: Hands-On, Minds-On Museum

Check out a museum pass using your library card.These passes are providedfree of charge ,All passes admittwopeople to participating destinations.http:// www.melsa.org/MuseumAdventurePass / 4.

  • Start-up prize :Make a Splash bookmark
  • 5 clocks/hours: Make A Splash Pencil & Papa Murphys mini-pizza coupon
  • 10 clocks/hours :Make A Splash Library Card Holder AND Local Branch Prize
  • 15 clocks/hours :Free Book!
  • 20 clocks/hours :Make a Splash Book Bag AND State Fair ticket ( while supplies last ) or Underwater Adventures pass
  • After completing 20 hours:kids turn in drawing slips for every 5 hours they read for a chance to win drawstring backpacks with beach toys and a book

School Age Program: K-.Kids receive a full-color foldout reading record with clocks to keep track of time read. Kids receive prizes for every 5 clocks (five hours) they color in.June 14--August 14 http://www.scott.lib.mn.us/SRP_kids.html 5. Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program -- Can earn a free book http://www.barnesandnoble.com/summerreading/ 6.

  • The Wild Rumpus Book Store (Mpls)http:// www.wildrumpusbooks.com/rumpus_history
  • The Red Balloon Bookshop (St. Paul) www. redballoon bookshop.com
  • Barnes & Noble (Burnsville or Eden Prairie) (For stores and events): http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com

Local Bookstores that have author visits, book clubs and other events 7. Minneapolis PublicLibrary Website http://www.hclib.org/kids/ One of my favorites! You do not need a library card to access this site. 8. Scholastic student site http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/books/ 9. Childrens Publishers A great resource to find more information about your favorite authors and characters

  • Harper Collins Childrens Publishing http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/Kids/
  • Young Readers at Penguin Publishing http://us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/yr/childrens.html
  • Candlewick http://www.candlewick.com/
  • Kids at Random House http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/index.pperl

10. Scholastic Parent Site http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/books/ Offers reading lists, book reviews, articles, reading research, and so much more 11. Resources for summer reading lists and information about school libraries

  • AASL(American Association of School Librarians) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aboutaasl/aaslcommunity/quicklinks/parents.cfm
  • ALSC(Association for Library Service for Children) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/index.cfm
  • Reading Rockets site
  • http://www.readingrockets.org/calendar/summer
  • RIF (Reading is Fundamental) http://www.rif.org/kids/readingplanet/6741.htm
  • http://www.wayland.k12.ma.us/lib_media/elemsumread.html

12. Top 10 Summer Reading Lists For Kids and Teens:2010

  • 2010 Notable Childrens Books
  • Books for Boys Recommended by Librarians
  • 2010 Reading List for Kids Entering K-6
  • 2010 Summer LibraryReading Lists for Kids
  • Many others

http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/forparents/tp/summer_reading.htm 13.

  • If you liked (book), you might like...
  • http://www.gcms.k12.il.us/gcmsel/lynnet/if_you_liked___.htm
  • Book Adventures Site.Reading Interest Survey and suggestions
  • http://www.bookadventure.com/ki/bs/ki_bs_helpfind.asp