ASIJ iRead Summer Challenge

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Reading Takes You Everywhere!

Reading takes you everywhere, all it takes is a stack of great books and a commitment to read every day. Vacation reading will keep students’ learning moving forward — and there’s no better time for them to develop a lifelong habit of finding pleasure in books. So make books part of your vacation fun. What will your family’s summer reading “story” be?

Don’t forget…summer checkout for the ASIJ elementary library is June 4, 5 and 6!  Students and families can check out a maximum of 25 books each. Books are due back August 24th. Please complete the digital permission form prior to summer check out click here. 

This summer the ASIJ Elementary Library challenges all students in Grades K-5 to take the 10 book ASIJ iRead Challenge:


  1. Complete the reading log.
  2. Send us a virtual postcard of you reading somewhere in the world this summer.
  3. Repeat
  4. Return your summer reading log to the elementary library in August.

iRead Virtual Postcard (click here)

(Click on the reading log above to print.)

RECOMMENDED READING LISTS (click on links to open)

American Library Association

K – Grade 2

Grades 3 – 5

2018 Notable Children’s Books 

Bank Street – Best Children’s Books of the Year

Ages 5-9

Ages 9-12


Preschool – K Reading List

Grades 1 & 2 Reading List

Grades 3 & 4 Reading List

Grade 5 Reading List

International Literacy Association

Teacher’s Choices 2018 Reading List

Children’s Choices 2018 Reading List

Mighty Girls

Summer Reading List


Scholastic’s 50 Brilliant Books for Summer

Looking for your next favorite series? 

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