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Win Grand Prizes for All Ages:
•A photo shoot for a personalized READ
poster (for kids.)
•family 4-pack of tickets to Sea Life
Aquarium and Legoland Discovery
Center (for kids.)
•4-pack of tickets to AMC Theatres (for
•iPad (for adults.)
Read for at least 15 minutes each day in the months of June
and July. (Grown-ups may read aloud to kids who are still
Add up your minutes and have your parent or guardian
initial each week.
Once you’ve read 300 minutes, turn in your completed log to
earn HPB Bookworm Bucks for each month.
We’ll award one top reader per age group each month with
a TOP READER prize - a $20 HPB Gift Card!*
Here Is How:
Step 1. Read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal
Step 2. Bring your completed reading journal to a Barnes & Noble
store between May 21st and September 3rd, 2013
Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from our selection on the Reading
Journal list at the store... Enjoy reading!
The Fifth Annual New York Times Summer
8th Grade only
Every Friday June 13 through Aug. 15, 2014
you can write in and tell us what you’re reading in The NY Times, and explain why it
interested you. We don’t care what you choose or whether you loved or hated it;
what we care about is what you have to say about why you picked it. You can choose
from anything published in the print paper or on NYTimes.com in 2014. And yes,
videos, graphics, slide shows and podcasts count. (In fact, one of our winners last
summer wrote about a photo.) Feel free to participate each week, but we allow only
one submission per person per week.
**The contest is open to teenagers only-- anyone from 13 to 19 years old.
Complete rules can be found @ The Learning Network
Check out the NY Times and NYT Learning Network for timely news!
The titles contained
within this presentation
are from a variety of state
award nominee lists;
among them Kansas,
Missouri, Texas, Florida
and YALSA best picks.
Not all books on this list
are recommended for all
A green star indicates a
title that is most
appropriate for 8th grade +
Reader discretion is
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