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Three teams of Library Media Specialists (elementary, middle and high) collaborate to compile summer reading lists each year, coordinated with the Hillsborough County Public Library’s summer reading theme and campaign. These Summer Reading Recommended Reading lists should not be substituted for teacher-assigned summer reading. Recommended Summer Reading titles are available through your school library media center, axis360, myON, and/or Hillsborough County Public Library.
2019 Summer Reading
Summer is a great time for our students to freely choose what they want to read and read for fun! Did you know studies have shown that reading just five books over the summer can prevent summer learning loss? Those who read recreationally have been shown to perform better academically than those who do not. So with that in mind, here are some reading suggestions and resources for you to use this summer.