Summer Reading

Book Summer is an online reading program that will guide tweens and teens to create (or reignite) a joy for reading.

Now Sessions are only $250!

During each 5-week session, readers will meet each week, both individually and as a group, with highly skilled and enthusiastic Reading Guides. Our Guides provide coaching to help individuals find books that match each child’s interests and guide meaningful discussions.  Book Summer’s virtual platform will provide a place for our community of readers to engage daily through discussions and activities that promote reading in their everyday lives.

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Each session will include:

  • Weekly one-on-one meetings with highly skilled and enthusiastic Reading Guides who will
    • Match kids to books that fit their interest
    • Help kids quickly locate books
    • Ensure the books are “a fit” by tracking child progress and enjoyment along the way
    • Teach reading strategies specific to the individual
  • Weekly group meetings, led by Guides, where kids will
    • Learn skills and tools of how to become a better reader
    • Participate in group discussions about books they are reading
    • Learn how to set daily, weekly, and long terms reading goals for themselves
    • Meet guest speakers
  • 24/7 access to our community platform which includes  access to resources, activities, and discussion forums designed to help keep kids engaged and excited about reading
  • Visit our individual bookstore, Bookshop.org
  • Your local independent booksellers
  • Your local library
No, purchasing or borrowing of books is the individual’s responsibility
  • Complete daily touch-points:
    • Post reading minutes every day
    • Post comments to at least one discussion thread
  • Have multiple (at least 2) books ready to read
  • Come with questions for your Reading Guide
  • Be on time for virtual discussions
  • Book travels with you wherever you go
  • Participate in challenges and activities
Our Reading Guides monitor daily touch-points: posting daily minutes read, uploading content for activities and challenges, keeping track of top readers by ranking, commenting on discussion boards. We also measure progress through 1-1 virtual meetings and group meetings with Reading Guides.
  • Encourage reader to have ongoing list of at least five books they would like to read
  • Visit the library (or reserve ahead of time for pick-up); make books available
  • Dedicate time for daily reading – create the time and space
  • Encourage reader to bring book for trips, errands, with him/her everywhere
This will be one of many reading strategies we will discuss in group meetings
  • Discovering reading preferences (genre, author’s writing style, etc.)
  • Reading strategies
  • Ways to improve reading habits
  • Goal coaching
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