SUMMER READING

Summer reading is always cool!  Use your Francis Howell ID number to check out physical books and materials and online materials.  The county libraries are open!

Directions here for Using your FHSD ID to get county library materials.  This information works for getting tangible and online items from the library.

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The St. Charles County library will continue its summer reading challenge.  It runs June 1-August 8, and the theme is Tails and Tales.  Prizes are awarded and other contests are happening.  Visit the St. Charles County Summer Reading Challenge.

Looking for something to read?  Go to the state awards tab for next year's nominees and get a head start on them!

Did you read one of these?  They were the top 10 books checked out from HMS Learning Commons in 2020-21.

1. Ghost Boys
2. Project 1065
3. Code of Honor
4. Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
5. Orbiting Jupiter
6. Prisoner B-3087
7. Long Way Down
8. Shark Girl
9. Mascot
10.Monday's Not Coming

Resources: (click on links below)
HMS Catalog of e-books & audio-books (students must log in to catalog to access)

Hint: Search "summer reading" on the web and discover more Summer Reading opportunities.


What if I can't think of books to read?
Check out the State Award Nominee tab or
these links to some great reading suggestions:
--Goodreads
--Teen Top Ten for Young Adults (Young Adult Library Services Association)
--Fantastic Fiction

Reasons to SUMMER READ:

  1. Avoid "Summer Reading Loss."
  2. Become a stronger reader.
  3. Earn extra credit points in ELA for next school year.
  4. To go on your own adventures wherever you want to go.



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