Click this link to record the minutes you are reading. Do you want to be a part of the BIGGEST thing happening this summer? Palencia Elementary School is joining schools from all over the world to help set a new world record for summer reading! Our school goal is to read at least 1,000,000 minutes between now and September 9th and we need your help! You are already signed up on our team. You will need the user name or password given to you by your teacher. E-mail Mrs. Ayrish Booysen if you need your username again. You can access the site all summer and into September in order to log your minutes on Scholastic’s website. We are so excited to have you as part of our Pirate team in this Summer Reading Challenge. More Links to Summer Reading Ideas Barnes and Noble Summer Reading B&N provides you with free reading journals for your children to record 8 books they read. Any 8 books. Once they turn in their free reading journals, they each get to choose a free book. The free book options are very limited, but it’s still fun. Book Adventure by Sylvan Learning After reading, kids visit the website to take a quiz on what they read. There are a lot of books listed in the database. Students can suggest books for them to add. Students earn prizes for completing quizzes. Summer Reading Adventures with PBS This one isn’t for prizes, but contains themes for each week of the summer. PBS provides many downloadable files and activities for engage your young readers. American Girl Read-a-Palooza They offer reading events in-store from May 1st to August 26th. You have to be able to visit a store for the prizes, but there are activities that can be enjoyed online if you don’t have a store nearby.