Summer Read-a-thon Week 10 Theme

August 12, 2013

This is it everyone – the last week of the Read-a-thon! I hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have!

I just want to remind you – if you signed up before the read-a-thon began, and you want to be entered into the prize drawing this Friday (Aug. 16), then you need to send a comment to me no later than Thursday with you name or your child’s name and how many books they read. I’ll divide up the entries by age group and we’ll draw the names from a hat. There will be a winner from each of the age groups! As for prizes – the children can win a $10 amazon gift card, and a lucky mom or dad will win a Build Your Library program of their choice (either a full year or a unit study – whichever you’d like!)

I’d also like to remind you that we are having our Back to School Sale this week on all full year programs – you don’t want to miss it!

Now – onto the last theme! I thought long and hard on what this week’s theme should be – it’s the last week, so I wanted it to be something unique and interesting….


Ok…maybe that’s not the most exciting theme ever, but what could be better than a book about books? This theme could cover writing and writers, books about libraries, and literally, books about books!

Here are some fun ideas to get you started:

We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
How a Book Is Made
Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm (I Can Read Book 2)
Library Lion

The School Story
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
Lost Boy: The Story of the Man Who Created Peter Pan
The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)
Marguerite Makes a Book

Memoirs of a Bookbat
The Book Thief
Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy)

Happy reading! Don’t forget to check back later in the week for fun activities!

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