What is it?
It’s a simple,     two-part   program.
1. Kids read.   2. We recognizetheir achievement.
How didyou choosethe books?
They are the National Endowment for the  Humanities’ Summertime Favorites.
There areseparate listsfor grade-level bands.
Birthdays don’tmatter.{well, not for theprogram, anyway}
Young readers mayread any of thelists, not only theone thatcorresponds totheir grade-levelband.
Where dowe find thebooks?
Most are available atany public library.
But feel free to buy them if you wantto build a library of your own.
What do wedo when a listis complete?
Send in the completedlist, as well as the orderform.
We will send you acertificate and a freet-shirt.
Here are someother tips.
Books read for school assignmentscount, too.
There is no time limit on any of the lists.Readers may begin and end anytime.
Audio books count, too.
Teachers or   librarians canread to groups of      children.
We’ll sendcertificates andt-shirts to all of           them.
The program is open to the       youth of the world.
Our goal is to encourage young readers toengage in great literary conversations.
READ
Visit the library.{even if it doesn’thave stone lions}
And thencelebrate.
For more information on the                         Excellence in Reading                         program, please visit   ...
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Learn more about the Mensa Foundation's Excellence in Reading program. It is open to all youth under the age of 18, regardless of Mensa affiliation. If you know a young reader, share this terrific program!

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Excellence in reading

  1. 1. What is it?
  2. 2. It’s a simple, two-part program.
  3. 3. 1. Kids read. 2. We recognizetheir achievement.
  4. 4. How didyou choosethe books?
  5. 5. They are the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summertime Favorites.
  6. 6. There areseparate listsfor grade-level bands.
  7. 7. Birthdays don’tmatter.{well, not for theprogram, anyway}
  8. 8. Young readers mayread any of thelists, not only theone thatcorresponds totheir grade-levelband.
  9. 9. Where dowe find thebooks?
  10. 10. Most are available atany public library.
  11. 11. But feel free to buy them if you wantto build a library of your own.
  12. 12. What do wedo when a listis complete?
  13. 13. Send in the completedlist, as well as the orderform.
  14. 14. We will send you acertificate and a freet-shirt.
  15. 15. Here are someother tips.
  16. 16. Books read for school assignmentscount, too.
  17. 17. There is no time limit on any of the lists.Readers may begin and end anytime.
  18. 18. Audio books count, too.
  19. 19. Teachers or librarians canread to groups of children.
  20. 20. We’ll sendcertificates andt-shirts to all of them.
  21. 21. The program is open to the youth of the world.
  22. 22. Our goal is to encourage young readers toengage in great literary conversations.
  23. 23. READ
  24. 24. Visit the library.{even if it doesn’thave stone lions}
  25. 25. And thencelebrate.
  26. 26. For more information on the Excellence in Reading program, please visit www.mensaforkids.org.The Excellence in Reading program is a service of the

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