Why is summer reading important? According to the Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, both kids (80%) and parents (96%) agree that summer reading will help the child during the school year.
Whether you are a returning participant or joining the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge for the first time, we’re excited for you to enjoy our brand-new website filled with fresh content for students, educators, librarians, community partners and families. There are some changes you’ll want to be aware of this year! Read on!
Harry Potter Fun Facts
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone – Harry's first adventure in author J.K. Rowling's seven-book series – was originally published by Scholastic back in September 1998.
That means this year marks the book's 20th anniversary in the United States!
Click the pins below to see the location with the most minutes read in every state. You can also search for any participating school, library or community partner organization by zip code below!
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Kick-off your summer reading plan with these free resources! From book lists to reading logs, your family will be all set for a successful summer.