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Summer Reading: Summer Reading 2018

Schools and districts:

Summer reading suggestions for K-3, NayattPrimrose, and Sowams

Hampden Meadows 4-5 
Barrington Middle School  Entering grade 6 booklist  Entering grade 7 booklist   Entering grade 8 booklist   

​Barrington High School   Reading Across BHS

You are also encouraged to participate in the Summer Reading Program at the Foster Public Libraries.

What are you in the mood for reading?


Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominations (2019) 

  • Exeter/West Greenwich

Metcalf School   (2018)

grades 7-12   (2018)

You are also encouraged to participate in the Summer Reading Program at the Foster Public Libraries.

  • Newport schools partner with the Newport Public Library to promote summer reading programs there; readers will be encouraged to participate in the Newport Public Library's programs and activities.   (2018)

West Warwick


   BookLynx will be adding titles from your lists to our shared eBook collection !

If your school library also eBooks in its catalog from World Book and/or subscribes to OverDrive, these eBooks are also available to students during the summer.  Find your school library at  You can limit your search in the library's catalog to eBooks by using the drop-down list on the main catalog page. 



Their are 31 Rhode Island schools participating in the Challenge:

  • Agnes Hennessey Elementary School
  • Bernard F Norton Elementary School
  • Broad Rock Middle School
  • Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School
  • Centredale Elementary School
  • Clayville Elementary School
  • Cumberland Hill Elementary School
  • Exeter-West Greenwich Schools
  • Fishing Cove Elementary School
  • Fogarty Memorial Elementary School
  • Forest Park Elementary School
  • Gaudet Middle School
  • Greystone Elementary School
  • Halliwell Memorial Elementary School
  • Marieville Elementary School
  • Narragansett Elementary School
  • North Smithfield Elementary School
  • Orlo Avenue Elementary School
  • Park Elementary School
  • Paul Cuffee Charter School
  • Primrose Hill School
  • Saylesville Elementary School
  • St. Philip School
  • Stadium Elementary School
  • Stephen Olney E S
  • Times 2 Academy
  • Wakefield Hills Elementary School
  • Wawaloam Elementary School
  • Whelan Elementary School
  • Winsor Hill Elementary School
  • Young Woods Elementary School

The Rhode Island Center for the Book invites you to join Kids Reading Across Rhode Island 2018 for Rhode Island’s statewide One State, One Book initiative for students in grades 3-6. Kids Reading Across Rhode Island is offered in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services’ Summer Reading Program.


Summer reading for librarians - Check It Out !!!

and the many others on Joyce's list ...

More suggestions:  Send your suggestions via email to, and we will post them here !  Have a great summer - reading.


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