SUMMER READING 2019

Our 2019 summer reading challenge is in full swing! We have programs for ages 6 months-17 years old!

Register for Summer Reading! Children and teens can earn incentives for reading and participating in reading and library related activities. Reporting started the week of July 1st and runs for 6 weeks.  Don't worry if you've missed some weeks, you can join the fun up until the last week! Stop by or call the Library to learn more or email the Youth Services Librarian, Kristen, at kchurchill@caldwellpl.org.


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We also have a universe of fun and free activities for children and teens of all ages this summer!

CLICK Here to learn about programs for children ages 6 months - 10 years old

CLICK Here to learn about programs and activities for kids and teens ages 11+, including volunteer opportunities!


 

WHAT ARE CALDWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY KIDS AND TEENS READING THIS SUMMER?

Teen Books Being Read Include:

  • Fever 1793 – by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Shrug – by Lisa Braver
  • Game of Starts – by Sayantani DasGupta
  • Spy School: British Invasion – by Stuart Gibbs
  • When I was the Greatest – by Jason Reynolds
  • Shanghai Girls – by Lisa See
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain – by Garth Stein
  • The Uglies – by Scott Westerfeld

Children's Books Being Read Include:

  • Hippos go Berserk – by Sandra Boyton
  • The Adventures of Huggie and Stick – by Drew Deywalt
    • "This book is a funny story about misunderstood friends who travel around the world together because of stick’s silly mistake." - Francesca
  • Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School – by Kimberly and James Dean
    • "If you want to be your self just be you" - John
  • Westlandia – by Paul Fleischman
  • We are the Gardeners – by Joanna Gaines
  • Pizza Pat – by Rita Golden Gelman
  • Pizza for Sam – by Mary Labatt
    • "This book is about Sam's owner having a party. They have a lot of food, but Sam cannot eat it. Sam gets really hungry and sad but then there is pizza on the table. Sam eats the pizza and is not hungry anymore. I like that Sam finally got food in the end." - Evan
  • I Lost my Tooth – by Mo Willems
    •  "I like a lot about this book because it is funny." - Eman
  • Knuffle Bunny –by Mo Willems
  • Elephant and Piggie:  Listen to my Trumpet! – by Mo Willems
    • "I loved it when Piggie explained that he was trying to talk like an elephant, not actually play the trumpet!" - Caitlin
  • Peter Rabbit: I am Lily – Penguin Young Readers
  • Fox in Sox – by Dr. Seuss 
    • "( I like) The rhyming" - Pippa

 

  • The Secrets of Droon – Journey to the Volcano Palace– by Tony Abbott
    • "It’s about these 3 friends who discover a world underneath Eric’s basement stairs. They find a Princess in the world and they need to get the stone to help her get her magical powers back. I like this series because they find more cool secrets and see magic in the new world." - Joselyn
  • Jedi Academy, Return of the Padawan – by Jeffrey Brown
    • "Roan ignores his friends then they work it out. I like when he becomes friends with his friends again." -Aubrey
  • A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons – by Cressida Cowell
  • Infinity Ring: A Mutiny in Time – by James Dashner
  • The Lemonade War – by Jacqueline Davies
  • Owl Diaries Eva and Baby Mo – by Rebecca Elliot
    • "This book is about Eva taking care of Baby Mo. Baby Mo is Eva's baby brother. She was taking care of Baby Mo because at school they had a project, and they have to share what their parents hobbies are. Eva wanted her parents to have fun again and enjoy their hobbies so she decides to help her parents by taking care of Baby Mo. My favorite part is when Eva helped Baby Mo take a bath and then water got all over Eva." - Angie
  • Lion Down – by Stuart Gibbs
    • "I liked the Summer McKraken Animal Refuge in the book because Summer talked her dad into building this instead of a hotel!" - Keira
  • Poached – by Stuart Gibbs
  • Miss Lazar is Bizarre – by Dan Gutman
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid- the Getaway – by Jess Kinney
  • Why Should I Share – by Claire Llewellyn and Mike Gordon
  • The Curse of the Campfire Weenies – by David Lubar
  • The Kicks: Sabotage Season – by Alex Morgan
    • "This book is about a soccer team trying to get to the playoffs. Another team tries to sabotage them to get a spot in the playoffs." -Anna
  • Magic Treehouse – High Tide in Hawaii – By Mary Pope Osbourne
  • Dogman – by Dav Pilkey
  • Dogman: Unleashed – by Dav Pilkey
    • "He’s half policeman and half police dog. He keeps the city safe by battling Petey the cat who is evil." - Logan
  • Geronimo Stilton – by Geronimo Stilton
  • Who was Harry Houdini – by T Tui Sutherland
  • Who was Sally Ride – by Megan Stine
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