2016 Summer Reading: Be a Reading Superhero

Reading challenge imageClick on the logo above to log your minutes on the Scholastic site.

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is back! This year’s theme is Be A Reading Superhero, and students around the country will once again be “Reading for the World Record” as they attempt to surpass last summer’s 286,611,349 minutes of reading.

Each student has received a bright orange flyer with personal login information for the Scholastic Reading Challenge.  The white sticker on the flyer shows the student’s randomly generated ID and password; it is strongly advised that students log in and change their password to read.

Here are several useful links:

Cobb Summer Reading has links to the Scholastic site, to the Cobb County Public Library site, and to reading suggestions for all grade levels.

This short screencast shows how to locate the lists of suggested titles and series.

If you have misplaced your flyer, click here for a copy:  Cobb Summer Reading Letter 2016.

In addition, visit any Cobb County Public Library

  • To pick up your stamp card (earn a free book!)
  • For help logging in if you forget your username or password
  • For a schedule of their amazing summer programs

Enjoy your summer, and Happy Reading!



Summer Reading 2015 : Read for the World Record

August 2015 Update The button is no longer active.  Thank you for participating in the summer reading program.   We’ll see you again next summer!

Click on the button at the top left of this page to log your reading minutes over the summer.

***If you have misplaced the red paper with your summer reading username, contact your public library or Scholastic at 1-800-SCHOLASTIC***

Here are several lists with reading suggestions.  The Children’s Librarian at your public library can also help you find “just right” books this summer.

Summer Reading Suggestions, Grades K-2

Summer Reading Suggestions, Grades 3-5

Summer Reading Challenge Book List, Ages 6-7

Summer Reading Challenge Book List, Ages 8-10

Summer Reading Challenge Book List, Ages 11-13

If you have a favorite title or author, this site may provide a suggestion for what to read next.

What Should I Read Next?