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    Summer Reading


    Why Should Students Read During The Summer? 

    The purpose of the PWCS Summer Reading Program is to encourage students to enjoy quality literature and to continue developing their independent reading skills. Summer is a great time for students to read for pleasure and dive deep into their favorite genre or experience something new. Providing students with a choice in what they read increases their reading motivation and engagement.

    Benefits to support the summer reading leap:

    • Build vocabulary
    • Develop reading skills
    • Enjoy new stories
    • Learn new information

    Reading Lists

    You can find many titles at the Prince William Public Library (PWPL). The PWPL Digital library "provides free access to thousands of online and digital resources including eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers, and Premium Websites." Options for the digital content include: Read, Listen, Watch, and Learn. If you do not have a PWPL card, you can contact the public library to register for a Digital Library card.

    The following titles are suggestions to help foster a love of reading for pleasure. Other books selected by the student with guidance from a parent, guardian, or librarian are also acceptable. Lists found here