• Find a Book, Delaware - Summer 2020

    Help every child find great books to read! “Find a Book, Delaware” is a fun and easy way to select books based on a child’s Lexile® measure and interests. Use this free search tool to build custom lists for readers at all ability levels, and then locate your selections at the local public library:

    1. Go to https://hub.lexile.com/fab
    2. Enter the child’s Lexile measure or grade level.
    3. Pick subject categories that match the reader’s interests.
    4. View and refine the search results.
    Help every child find great books to read at hub.lexile.com/fab


    Summer Library Challenge 2020

    2020 Summer Library Reading Program: Imagine Your Story

    Find a Book, Delaware is a great way to choose books for Delaware's Summer Library Challenge 2020! Throughout the summer, the state's public libraries - including the Kent and Sussex bookmobiles - will award incentive prizes to children based on reading and activity milestones. Registration is free at all public libraries. Fun and educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), art, and cultural programs for children will also be offered. For more information and a schedule of events, visit http://lib.de.us/programs/summerreading/.

    Additional Resources:

    2019 Choice Reading Lists - from International Literacy Association

    Children and Teen Book Choices

    2019 Notable Children's Books

    Lexile Levels for Beginning Readers - finding the most appropriate books for beginning readers

    Don't forget to check out the Delaware Diamonds program

  •  Summer Math Challenge - 2020

    Join the Summer Math Challenge at hub.lexile.com/smc
    The Summer Math Challenge is a FREE math skills program based on grade-level standards that help prepare students for college and careers. The program is targeted to students who have just completed 1st through 8th grades and is designed to help kids retain math skills learned during the previous school year.
    Step 1: Go to https://quantiles.com/content/summer-math-challenge/ to enroll your child.  
    Step 2: Practice math with fun learning activities and resources that are aligned to your child’s grade and ability level. Resources are from the most trusted content developers like Khan Academy, ABCya, IXL Learning and more.
    Step 3: Celebrate by earning weekly badges.
    Step 4: Share a certificate of completion with your child’s teacher so they can see what your child practiced.
Last Modified on June 12, 2020