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Summer Reading Suggestions

Did you know that kids can loose up to three months of learning over the summer?  Beat the "Summer Slide"!
Read everyday over the summer! 

For information about the Queens Public Library Summer Reading Program
 click link below.

Summer Reading Resources
  • Book Wink is a website designed to motivate kids ages 8-12 to read by doing video booktalks. Check it out! (
Be sure to visit the Queens Public Library this summer.

Queens Public Library Lefferts Branch
10334 Lefferts Boulevard
NY 11419-2012
(718) 843-5950

Some titles featured in the New York Public Library Summer Reading Program
From Head to Toe
by Eric Carle
 Can you wiggle, stomp, and thump along with your favorite animals?
Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin
A family shares yummy dishes in Chinatown.
Grades 1 and 2
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella by Robert D. San Souci
A Creole version of a favorite fairy tale.
Cork and Fuzz: Short and Tall by Dori Chaconas 
Just because you’re older doesn’t mean you’re taller.
Grades 3 and 4
Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet by Graham Salisbury illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers
Hawaii isn’t always paradise for Calvin, who faces bugs, bullies, and bossy babysitters.
The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali by Tonya Bolden illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
The life and times of the famous boxer.

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