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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
  • 3.
    • 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 provided free of charge , All passes admit two people to participating destinations. http:// www.melsa.org/MuseumAdventurePass /
  • 4.
    • Start-up prize : Make a Splash bookmark
    • 5 clocks/hours:   Make A Splash Pencil & Papa Murphy’s 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 Public Library 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. Children’s 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 Children’s Books
    • Books for Boys Recommended by Librarians
    • 2010 Reading List for Kids Entering K-6
    • 2010 Summer Library Reading 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