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Children's Summer Reading:

"Fizz, Boom, Read!" 

Fizz Boom Read

Collect stickers & win prizes when you sign up for the Summer Reading Club!

 

Sign up starts Wednesday, June 25th! Kids who register will received a personal reading log, activity sheets, and the first book bundle reading challenge! Stickers will be awarded to mark their progress; collect 5 stickers to win a prize and all 10 stickers for an invitation to a special "Reader's Party" in August. Check out our program brochure and the beaker icons for descriptions of crazy cool "Fizz, Boom, Read" events, where you can also earn stickers!" Program ends August 6th. Geared toward ages 5-10

 

About Book Bundles

Ready for checkout, our carefully selected "themed book bundles" are designed to help children develop the vocabulary and comprehension skills required by Common Core Standards. Each book bundle includes fiction and nonfiction titles to enrich a child's knowledge base on each topic. An activity sheet is included with each bundle that provides questions and prompts, with a special focus on science knowledge to support the summer theme. Turn in activity sheets to earn stickers. Centered on a variety of engaging topics, these book and activity bundles are sure to engage event he most reluctant reader! note that kids my also choose to complete activity sheets using books of their own choosing for the program.

 


Resources for ChildrenMother reading book to child

 

There are many resources available for children and their families through EBSCO databases.  Below you will find a comprehensive list of available materials.  Click on the icon or the link title to access the website. 

 

You must enter your Pennington Library card number to enter the database.

Database Kid Search

 

 

 

NoveList K-8 Plus

Provides in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals.  The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full-text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.

EBSCO Animals

Provides in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals.  The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full-text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia 

Provides in-depth information on a variety of topics relating to animals.  The database consists of indexing, abstracts, and full-text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.

Middle Search Plus 

Provides full-text for more than 140 popular middle-school magazines.  All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).  Full-text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image collection of over 44,207 images.