2013 Summer Reading Challenge

A big thank you to Mrs. Blum and Mrs. Kar for organising this summer reading challenge for the children. If your child would like to take part, please look at the following page for more details


If you or your child are looking for ideas for what to read, Mrs. Blum has prepared a wonderful list of resources that you can find below:

Reading Links & Activities

Books to Read

The International Children’s Digital Library has numerous online books to read from countries all over the world. If you are looking for a book in a different language, this is a great place to start!

YIS has access to the TumbleBook Library. There are a variety of stories to choose from, but you must use the username and password provided. Please ask.

Book Lists for Boys “Guys Read”

Reading List for all grades.This link targets 5th grade.

Seattle, Washington, US public library site. Lots of good books and tips for parents.

Read Along books and games

Powell’s Books from Portland, US favorite books for middle readers

Reading Tips for parents

More great reading lists for this age 

Reading Rockets: Online newsletter subscription to help your child with reading

Common Sense Media: Books, TV shows, movies reviewed by parents for kids. Great site. Worth subscribing to.

In the Middle, Book for pre-teens and middle readers

New Books and upcoming books for kids