•  Reading for Enjoyment

    Reading is a fun way to spend the summer!  Read a wide range of genres, fiction and nonfiction, and any book that interests you.  Have children read aloud to siblings. Parents should read with their children and discuss how to choose books for themselves.  Read a wide range of genres, fiction and nonfiction, and any book that interests you.  Read aloud to your parents and siblings.  Read comic books, graphic novels, and magazines as well as novels and informational books.  Explore topics that interest YOU!  Have FUN!

     Increasing Skills

    Reading during the summer is an excellent way to increase your vocabulary. Reading different types of books increases fluency.  Read nonfiction books as well as picture books.  Reading introduces you to new people and places! Pictures books often are models of excellent writing. 
     Visit any branch of the Forsyth County Public Library and participate in the Summer Reading Program!  Prizes! Fun! 
    Be sure to read a variety of books including nonfiction informational books on any topic of interest to your child, books of poetry, joke books and children’s magazines.  Don't worry about reading levels, just read for the fun of it!


    Two Bobbies
    by Kirby Larson
    Looking Closely Inside the Garden
    by Frank Serafini
    Journey by Aaron Becker 

     Summer Beat     by Betsy Franco 

     Dog in Charge
    by Kelly Going
    [dragon+is+coming.jpg]Dragon is Coming!
    by  Valeria Gorbachev
    Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta
    Homer by Diane DeGroat
     Chato’s Kitchen
    by Gary Soto
     Summer Sun Risin’
    by  W. Nikola-Lisa
     Xander’s Panda Party
    By Linda Sue Park
           Bea at Ballet
    by Rachel Isadora
     I Spy Fly Guy!
    by Tedd Arnold
     Sports Dream
    by Paul Orshoski
     Red-Eyed Tree Frog
    by Joy Cowley
     This is not my hat!
    by Jon Klassen
    Young Cam Jansen and the Lost Tooth by David Adler
    Penny and her Marble
    by Kevin Henkes
    Tacky Goes to Camp by Helen Lester
       Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt  
    Ling & Ting: Not exactly the Same!
    by Grace Lin
    Let’s Go to a Baseball Game
    by Mary Hill
    The Invisible Boy
    by Trudy Ludwig
         Rocks! Rocks! Rocks!by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace 
    Click on the books above to find out about the authors or their books.  


    Marc Brown        Doreen Cronin       Susan Stevens Crummel       Pat Hutchins       Steven Kellogg    
       Herman Parrish       Brian Pinkney       David Shannon       William Steig       Vera Williams       Jane Yolen
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    Racing the Moon By Alan W Armstrong
    Tap Dancing on the Roof by  Linda Sue Park 
    Drizzle by Kathleen Van Cleve 
    Mightier than the Sword!
    By Jane Yolen
    Possum Summer by Jen Blom
    Building Big
    by David Macaulay 
    Mystery at Biltmore House
    by Carole Marsh 
    One and Only Ivan
    by Katherine Applegate 
    Mapmaker and the Ghost
    by Sarvanez Tash
    Girl Wonder
    by Deborah Hopkinson 
    Cam Jansen Series
    by David Adler
    Shadow Children Series by Margaret Haddix 
     School Stories Series by Andrew Clements
    Sports Stories Series by Matt Christopher 
    Bone  Series by Jeff Smith
    Time Warp Trio Series by Jon Scieszka
    Hiding Out at Pancake Palace
    by Nan Marino
    Satchel Paige
    by Lesa Cline- Ransome
    Seer of Shadows by Avi
    Freedom on the Menu by Carole B.  Weatherford 
        Loser by Jerry Spinelli
    Summer Reading is Killing Me!
    by  Jon Scieszka
    Amelia’s bff by Marissa Moss 
    Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
    Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt by Patricia MacLachlan 

Last Modified on June 2, 2015