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Enter our Summer Reading List Sweeps for a Chance at a $200 Amazon Gift Card

Is it me, or does it feel like it’s tough for kids to find time to read for pleasure during the school year? Sure, there’s the book before bed, but I am talking about having a stack of books and no schedule. No soccer practice or dance lesson to run off to. Just books. 

Reason  # 834 why I love summer so much. Summer is such a fabulous time for your kids (and you!) to get lost in books! To get this lazy, hazy season off to a great start we are kicking off a Children’s Summer Reading List Sweepstakes.  Our goal: build a sensational summer reading list that will be your go-to spot for must-read kids’ books.  To make this list building even more fun, we are giving away two $200 Amazon gift cards. Everyone has a favorite children’s book, right?  Is your fav a picture book or a chapter book? 

It's easy peasy to enter -- just head over to our Facebook page and tell us your (or your child’s) favorite book for a chance to win one of 2 gift cards. Now here’s the hard part: you have to choose one book – you can only enter once*!  Be sure to tell your friends to add their favorite book too. It will be fun to see the list grow. We'll be publishing your book suggestions here on our site and highlighting the books that are the most suggested, so stay tuned. Can’t wait to read your children’s book suggestions! 

Keep your eye out for an upcoming blog post about fun ways to get your kids to read more this summer. Read a book, feed your brain. If you have any tips you’d like us to include, add them in the comment section below. 


*One sweepstakes entry per person and only those entries that complete all the fields in the entry form are eligible to win. See sweepstakes rules here

NOTE: If you run into any difficulties sharing the sweepstakes on Facebook, try using Firefox or Chrome as your browser.



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#3 April 2011-06-24 14:02
My sons love a book called "The Mythical Beasts of Greece and Rome", by John Harris and illustrated by Calef Brown. My husband's aunt brought it back from England for my older son when he was two, and it's been a family favorite ever since. I thought it was cool when I found my then 3 and 6 year olds debating who was scarier, the Minotaur or Cerberus. Exciting text, along with fantastical illustrations make this one a classic!
#2 Joy Linnenbrink 2011-06-21 18:19
an oldie: Blueberries For Sal My girls like it too!
#1 Erin milligan 2011-06-21 05:23
Skippy John Jones!!!

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