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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.

  • South Kingstown

West Warwick


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

For information regarding summer learning and the dreaded summer slide, check out The Case for Summer Learning: Why Supporting Students and Families All Year Is Vitally Important by Sarah Pitcock as well as the other resources listed on the American Federation of Teachers site at

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. 


Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, Rhode Island's One Book, One State community read program for kids, is kicking off its 9th year! This program, offered by the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services in partnership with the Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, encourages students across the state in grades 4 through 6 to read the same book, and engage in community discussions and programs. This year’s selection is The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez.


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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