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Reading reduces the summer slide

Did you know that students who read over the summer not only have more fun, explore new worlds, and learn about themselves and others, but they are also more academically successful the rest of the year?!


infosummerJust because the Jordan Library is closed for the summer doesn’t mean you have to stop reading!

Participate in the Jordan Summer Reading Challenge, and avoid the summer slide by reading at least four books this summer. At the opening of school in August, turn in your reading record to your new English teacher, and receive credit for participating. Recognition from the Jordan Library will go to the English class with the highest number of books read over the summer!

To help decide what to read, the three middle school librarians create a summer reading suggestion list each year that appeals to a variety of reading interests!

Click on this link to download the list:

Summer 2016 Recommended Reading List – google doc

or scroll down to see the full list.

Get FREE audiobooks on your device this summer!

Are you traveling this summer and don’t want to be bored on the long car ride, but you get sick reading a traditional paper book? Or maybe you’re just more of a book-listener than a book-reader in general? If so, check out Audiobook Sync, your source for 24 FREE young adult audiobooks every summer! The first two books come available Thursday, May 5th, so don’t miss out! Go to the website today and make sure you’re ready for these free downloads by getting the free Overdrive app for your device or computer!

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Jordan eBooks and digital audiobooks are also available all summer long!

Click here to visit the Jordan Follett Shelf eBook collection!