Summer Reading

This page is your one stop shop for Driscoll Summer Reading! It is full of great resources to keep you reading and thinking this summer. On this page you will find summer reading requirements by grade level, as well as printable documents such as reading logs, bingo, and other fun, optional reading incentives.

Summer Reading Materials & Resources

Brookline Summer Reading Lists

This district wide Summer Reading website includes downloadable Reading Lists for all grades and helpful links and resources.

Summer Reading Log 2021

Reading Log

Required for students entering grades 4-8

Summer READING Bingo 2021

Reading Bingo

Required for students entering grades 1-3, but fun for all grades!

Book Shelfie.pdf

Book Shelfie

A creative way to track the books you read this summer!

Summer WRITING Bingo 2021

Writing Bingo

Keep your writing skills up this summer with this optional challenge!

Read24HoursSummer Reading.pdf

Read for 24 Hours Challenge

A fun optional challenge!

Genre Challenge Summer Reading.pdf

Genre Challenge

A fun bonus challenge, perfect for students entering grades 4 and up!

Audiobooks & Ebooks

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks using your school account. Directions here.

Driscoll Summer Reading Requirements by Grade Level

Driscoll SR22 Entering PK-1 Highlights

Entering Kindergarten

We are excited for the upcoming school year with our incoming Kindergarteners! Over the summer we encourage families to read alphabet books and picture books with their children to prepare them for a wonderful school year of learning. The Entering PK/K/1 Brookline Summer Reading List has a great selection of books to choose from. We look forward to hearing about your child's favorite book on their first day of Kindergarten!

Entering 1st Summer Reading Requirements

We are looking forward to the upcoming school year with our incoming first graders! Over the summer we hope that you keep exercising your reading muscles to become an even stronger reader. Please use the Summer Reading Bingo game board to record all of the different books you read with your family. Your goal is to complete five in a row but challenge yourself to even get a double bingo. We can't wait to hear about your favorite book on the first day of first grade!

Driscoll SR22 Entering 2-3 Highlights

Entering 2nd Summer Reading Requirements

Incoming second graders should play Summer Reading Bingo. Once you get five in a row, challenge yourself to complete more squares and grow yourself as a reader! We can’t wait to hear all about the interesting and informative books you chose to read. Happy reading!

Entering 3rd Summer Reading Requirements

Play Summer Reading Bingo! Incoming third graders should complete at least one row of Summer Reading Bingo and be ready to share the bingo card with your teacher in the fall. Be sure to look at the Entering Grades 2 and 3 Summer Reading List, browse books in your library, and follow authors and ideas that interest you!

Driscoll SR22 Entering 4-5 Highlights

Entering 4th Summer Reading Requirements

In 4th grade, students read many different genres of books. We want to get you ready for this with your Summer Reading choices. Please read at least five books using the Genre Challenge sheet to explore and choose books from different genres. Please use the Summer Reading Log to keep track of the books you read and be prepared to share the log with your teacher at the start of school in the fall.

Driscoll SR22 Entering 4-5 Highlights

Entering 5th Summer Reading Requirements

Please read five or more books this summer and record those books on the Summer Reading Log, to be turned in to your teacher in the fall. At least one of your choices must be from the Grade 4 and 5 Brookline Summer Reading List. The remaining book are free choice. You will write about one of the books when you return to school in the fall. Look at the Summer Reading List, browse in your library, and follow authors and ideas that interest you!

Driscoll SR22 Entering Grade 6 Highlights

Entering 6th Summer Reading Requirements

Please read five or more books this summer. At least two of your choices must be from the Grade 6 Brookline Summer Reading List. At least one book must be non-fiction (it does not have to be from the Summer Reading List). For the remaining books, choose books you will like. Look at the Summer Reading List, browse books from your public library, and follow authors and ideas that interest you!

Please use the Summer Reading Log to keep track of the books you read and be prepared to share the log with your ELA teacher at the start of school.

Driscoll SR22 Entering 7-8 Highlights

Entering 7th and 8th Summer Reading Requirements

Choose 5 or more books to read. At least two of your choices must be from the Grade 7 and 8 Brookline Summer Reading List. At least one book must be non-fiction (it does not have to be from the Summer Reading List). For the remaining books, choose books you will like. Look at the Summer Reading List, browse in your local library, and follow authors and ideas that interest you!

Please use the Summer Reading Log to keep track of the books you read. Be prepared to share your reading log along with your favorite book at the start of school in the fall.