Summer Reading

There are lots of options for you to read over the summer. 
Borrow books from your friends or family, visit the public library, 
hit the closest book store, or check out one of these options below. 
Keep reading!!

Visit the school book fair!

May 19th-23rd in the North Arvada Library

We’re having a BOGO fair! Get twice the books for the same price with our Buy One Get One free book fair. We’ll be open before and after school Monday through Friday.

Join Jefferson County Public Library’s Summer Reading Club!

Stop by any library or register online @ jeffcolibrary.org. You get a free book for your summer reading and you could win a Kindle Fire!

There are also activities at each of the Jeffco library branches throughout the summer. Here's a link to the offerings at the Arvada branch in Old Towne Arvada: http://www.powtoon.com/p/d5ZINmhbVVq/.

Also, new this year, Jeffco Public Library and Jeffco Schools have partnered together to create summer reading opportunities for students in all grades. Check out their site filled with recommended reading lists, websites for academic practice, and the days and hours for all the Jefferson County library branches. www.tinyurl.com/JeffcoSummerReading (note: We are not a myON school.)

Get free audiobooks all summer long with Sync!

Every week there will be 2 audiobooks that students can download for free. One is a current title and it’s paired with a classic or commonly required title.

Visit www.AudiobookSync.com to sign up for email alerts or text syncya to 25827 to get text alerts when titles are released.

Here’s the summer audiobook schedule: (Note: each title is a link to download the book.)

May 15 – May 21

WARP: THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN by Eoin Colfer

THE TIME MACHINE by H.G. Wells

May 22 – May 28

CRUEL BEAUTY by Rosamund Hodge

OEDIPUS THE KING by Sophocles

May 29 – June 4

CONFESSIONS OF A MURDER SUSPECT by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

THE MURDER AT THE VICARAGE by Agatha Christie

June 5 – June 11

ALL OUR YESTERDAYS by Cristin Terrill

JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare

June 12 – June 18

CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein (note: has mature content, more appropriate for high school)

THE HIDING PLACE by Corrie Ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill

June 19 – June 25

I’D TELL YOU I LOVE YOU, BUT THEN I’D HAVE TO KILL YOU by Ally Carter

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES by L.M. Montgomery

June 26 – July 2

FORGIVE ME, LEONARD PEACOCK by Matthew Quick  (note: has mature content, more appropriate for high school)

OCTOBER MOURNING: A Song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman  (note: has mature content, more appropriate for high school)

July 3 – July 9

TORN FROM TROY by Patrick Bowman

PETER AND THE STARCATCHERS by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

July 10 – July 16

CLAUDETTE COLVIN: Twice Toward Justice by Philip Hoose

WHILE THE WORLD WATCHED by Carolyn Maull McKinstry with Denise George

July 17 – July 23

THE CASE OF THE CRYPTIC CRINOLINE by Nancy Springer

THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES II by Arthur Conan Doyle

July 24 – July 30

HEADSTRONG by Patrick Link

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE by Robert Louis Stevenson

July 31 – August 6

DIVIDED WE FALL by Trent Reedy

THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE by Stephen Crane

August 7 – August 13

LIVING A LIFE THAT MATTERS by Ben Lesser

THE SHAWL by Cynthia Ozick

 

 




Read something from our recommended list!

These titles are not required, just some suggestions of things you might enjoy.