Bring your books on break! The Clark County School District (CCSD) encourages students to continue building their reading skills over the summer months. Students should read throughout the day, all summer long, at least 30 minutes a day. Students can read books, magazines, comic books … any reading counts!
Summer Reading Challenge Flyer - PDF
Remember, reading includes much more than just books. Here are 100 ways to make reading more enjoyable and motivate your children to read. Parents and guardians are invited to learn strategies for establishing consistent family reading routines from this three part video series.
CCSD is proud to partner with the public libraries in Southern Nevada on the Summer Reading Challenge. Your local library offers a variety of online resources, activity ideas, and books to keep all students Pre-Kindergarten–Grade 12 engaged all summer long. Students can earn points for reading and completing other fun activities.
Students receive prizes for completing each level and are entered to win awesome grand prizes. The CCSD school with the most student participation will receive a trophy.
Andrew Mitchell Elementary School, 2022 Summer Reading Challenge Winner.
Share photos of your child or family reading this summer and you could win an Amazon gift card!
Post photos, including student’s first name and CCSD school, on social media (Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook - settings must allow public view) using hashtag #ReadWithMeCCSD. Or photos can be submitted via email to email@example.com. Your photo might be selected to win an Amazon gift card!
Any picture of your child or family reading could be a winner!
The resources below will help parents or guardians and students find reading materials that will engage their interest and help spur critical thinking. Please recognize that using the resources below is voluntary. Not every book selected suits every student. Parents or guardians should be engaged in the selection and discussion of reading material to ensure appropriateness of topics and texts for their students.
Access your school library and online resources including eBooks, online databases, and open educational resources.
Access Destiny Discover
Check out books suggested by Nevada’s students. Go to nevadalibraries.org/NYRA.
Check out books from the American Library Association Children and Young Adults Awards Lists. Go to ALA American Library Association.
The Vegas PBS Learning Neighborhood Van brings the learning to you and your family! Join them at free family engagement workshops, educational pop-ups, and community events in libraries and neighborhoods throughout Southern Nevada over the summer. Their staff will show you how to learn anytime, anywhere, with the help of your favorite PBS KIDS media! Visit The Vegas PBS Learning Neighborhood Van to find out where they will be next!
The Clark County School District Board of Trustees, Superintendent, and staff hope you have a safe and happy summer, with lots of time to read!