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Earns You

10 Pts.
Adult, Amish Fiction Book List

Often giving the only glimpse we will have into the life of the Amish, these fictional tales will warm your heart with strong characters and romance.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Adult, Beach Reads for Your Summer

Here's a list of stories set in beach communities or lake houses - so escape to the shore!  Read one title from the list to earn the badge and some points toward your summer reading goal. 



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Adult, Biography Book List

Read one of these suggested biographies to earn the Biography badge.  Take a deep dive into someone else's life to gain a different perspective on your own.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Adult, Build a Better World Through Travel

Read one of these selections about building a better world through travel.  After reading one book from this list, you will earn the altruistic Travel badge. Complete this booklist and you'll be eligible for a prize drawing at the end of the Summer Reading Challenge.



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10 Pts.
Adult, Know Your Roots- Genealogy Book List

Build a better world by knowing your roots. Read one of these selections to earn the know your roots badge.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Adult, Nobel Prize Winners Book List

Awarded for "the Greatest Benefit to Mankind" the Nobel Prize winners inspire to build a better world. Visit http://www.nobelprize.org/ to learn more about the Nobel Prize winners. Read a book by or about a Nobel Prize winner to earn the Nobel Prize badge. 



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10 Pts.
Adult, Technophiles and Technophobes Book List

For technophiles and technophobes alike- read one of these selections for a dose of reality or humor. After reading one of these books, you will earn the For Technophiles badge.



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10 Pts.
Adult, True Crime Book List

Be sure to leave the lights on with these true crime titles! Read a title from this list to earn the badge and gain some points toward your summer reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Adult, Zen Book List

Here's a list of books to calm your mind and strengthen you physically and spiritually. Read one title from this list to earn the badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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Earns You

40 Pts.
Coy Elementary Summer Reading List

Coy Students! Your teachers have created this list to give you some reading choices this summer they hope you will read and enjoy.  The list includes some picture books and some fiction titles - you will need to complete 8 of the 12 titles to complete this list and earn the badge and points for this list. Don't forget - your books can also be added to your reading log!



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Kids Dogs - Man's Best Friend Reading List

Read some great stories about our loyal canine companions. Read something from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Kids Express Yourself Reading List

Everybody is different, so don’t be afraid to express yourself in your own way, like the characters in these books. Choose a book from the list to earn a badge and points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Kids I am Possible Reading List

Keep calm and step up to the challenge - these books are all about possibilities. Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Kids Making History Reading List

Reading history lets you take a step back in time to discover something new. Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Kids Scary Stories Reading List

Lock your doors! Turn on all the lights! These stories will have you eying dark corners, wondering what lurks there! Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal. Remember - you've been warned!



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10 Pts.
Kids Self- Esteem Reading List

Give your self-esteem a little boost with a good book to read. Choose one book to read from this list to earn the badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Kids Silly Picture Books Reading List

These are books guaranteed to make you smile, giggle or laugh out loud! Read one book from the list to earn the badge and points toward your summer reading goals. You may not want to stop at one!



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10 Pts.
Kids STEM Reading List

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – these fun books will inspire future engineers and inventors. Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Kids With Character Reading List

These books all have characters who learn how to treat others with kindness and respect. Read one from the list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Preschool Create a Better World Reading List

A list designed for sharing - to read with your preschoolers and toddlers.  This collection of art-themed books is designed to inspire creativity. read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Preschool Families of all Kinds Reading List

A list designed for sharing  - to read with preschoolers and toddlers.  Read one book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Preschool Interactive Picture Books Reading List

A list designed for sharing - for reading with preschoolers and toddlers. These books all ask for more than just reading the story -so expect to have lots of fun following the directions!  Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Preschool Under Construction Booklist

A list designed for sharing - for reading with preschoolers and toddlers.  If your little one loves trucks and bulldozers, these books will suit them to a tee. Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Amish Fiction Book List

Often giving the only glimpse we will have into the life of the Amish, these fictional tales will warm your heart with strong characters and romance.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Beach Reads for Your Summer

Here's a list of stories set in beach communities or lake houses - so escape to the shore!  Read one title from the list to earn the badge and some points toward your summer reading goal. 



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Biography Book List

Read one of these suggested biographies to earn the Biography badge.  Take a deep dive into someone else's life to gain a different perspective on your own.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Build a Better World Through Travel

Read one of these selections about building a better world through travel.  After reading one book from this list, you will earn the altruistic Travel badge. Complete this booklist and you'll be eligible for a prize drawing at the end of the Summer Reading Challenge.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Know Your Roots- Genealogy Book List

Build a better world by knowing your roots. Read one of these selections to earn the know your roots badge.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Mysteries Book List

For those late nights and stormy weather there's nothing better than a good mystery - so here's some we've selected for you to try. Read one from this list to earn the badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Nobel Prize Winners Book List

Awarded for "the Greatest Benefit to Mankind" the Nobel Prize winners inspire to build a better world. Visit http://www.nobelprize.org/ to learn more about the Nobel Prize winners. Read a book by or about a Nobel Prize winner to earn the Nobel Prize badge. 



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Technophiles and Technophobes Book List

For technophiles and technophobes alike- read one of these selections for a dose of reality or humor. After reading one of these books, you will earn the For Technophiles badge.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, True Crime Book List

Be sure to leave the lights on with these true crime titles! Read a title from this list to earn the badge and gain some points toward your summer reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Staff, Zen Book List

Here's a list of books to calm your mind and strengthen you physically and spiritually. Read one title from this list to earn the badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Teen All Abilities Reading List

These books are all about teens who face special challenges in their lives and how they cope with them.  Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Teen Arts and Crafts Reading List

Building a better world starts with yourself - here's a list of books that will teach you new skills or improve the ones you have. Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Teen Friends Around the World Reading List

Celebrate diversity! This list has books about teens from many cultural backgrounds for you to explore.  Read a book from this list to earn a badge and some points toward your summer reading goal.



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10 Pts.
Teen Making a Difference Reading List

Get inspired to make the world a better place with these books about teens making a difference in their world. Read from this list to earn a badge and points toward your reading goal. 



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Teen Self- Esteem Reading List

Give your self-esteem a little boost with a good book to read. Choose one book to read from this list to earn the badge and some points toward your reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Teen With an Edge Reading List

A little bit grittier than the typical teen fiction - these books are about living a little closer to the edge. Read a book from this list to earn the badge and points toward your summer reading goal.



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Earns You

10 Pts.
Washington Jr. High 7th Grade Reading Challenge

Incoming Washington Jr. High Seventh Graders!  Your school has partnered with the Library to offer you this special list of books to read this summer.  To earn a badge for this list and unlock a secret code you need to read just one of the many choices here. But don't stop there - these are all books we think you'd enjoy so you can use it as a guide for more than one reading exploration. You'll be able to print out the badge and any titles you read so you can impress your new teachers in the fall. 

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