Summer Reading Program Prizes 2021

You can browse the prizes for each level and see a description of the Prize Books:

All ages can choose a book prize to go along with their prize pack!

Book cover for How Monkey Says “My Name Is!”
How Monkey Says “My Name Is!” by Abigail Samoun. (Board Book)
Monkey’s taking a trip around the world, and everywhere she goes she introduces herself in the native language of the country she’s visiting. Kids can join her and learn to say “my name is” in seven different languages.
 
Book cover for I’m Not Reading
I’m Not Reading by Jonathan Allen. (Board Book)
Baby Owl reluctantly reads a story to Baby Chick, whose numerous brothers, sisters, cousins, and friends join in and test Baby Owl’s patience.
 

Laugh-Out-Loud Back-to-School Jokes: Lift-the-Flap by Rob Elliott. (Lift Flap Book)
Lift more than a dozen flaps to reveal school-themed jokes and puns that will keep class clowns cackling all year long!
 

Strega Nona’s harvest by Tomie dePaola. (Picture Book)
After helping Strega Nona plant her vegetable garden just so, Big Anthony takes some extra seeds and sows another garden willy nilly, then must find a way to deal with the consequences.
 

Where are my books? by Debbie Ridpath Ohi. (Picture Book)
Spencer loves books and reads one every night, sometimes aloud, then puts the book back in its place, but one morning his favorite book is missing, and the next day another, each replaced by a different object.
 
Book Cover for My Classic Fairy Tale Collection
My Classic Fairy Tale Collection (Picture Book)
This storybook collection contains four well-loved fairy tales, perfect to read together. Fun illustrations and witty, rhyming text bring a new twist to each classic tale. Includes Puss in Boots, Hansel and Gretel, The Ugly Duckling, and Rapunzel.
 
Book Cover for Oopsie-Do!
Oopsie-Do! by Tim Kubart. (Picture Book)
A lively picture book that reassures children that it’s okay to make mistakes. When a girl drops her snack or scrapes her knee, does she get upset? No! She says, “Oopsie-do!”
 
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Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies by Christian Trimmer (Picture Book)
In this twist on the story of Snow White, pretty and sweet Snow Pony follows a trail of delicious apples into the woods, where she meets seven miniature ponies.
 

Mr. Monkey bakes a cake by Jeff Mack. (Early Reader)
Mr. Monkey bakes a cake and enters it in a contest, but nothing goes as planned.
 

School of fish by Jane Yolen. (Early Reader)
A young fish confidently begins his first day of school, but soon faces fear, anger, and other emotions by counting to ten, thinking of calm seas, and making a new friend.
 
Book Cover for Pizza Pig
Pizza Pig by Diana Murray. (Early Reader)
Pig enjoys making just the right pizza to delight each of his customers, so when Turtle will not eat he must figure out why.
 

Bunny will not smile! by Jason Tharp (Graphic Novel)
A bear named Big has a problem. His friend Bunny will not smile, no matter what Big tries…so Big needs readers’ help!
 
Book Cover for The Weather Disaster
Mad Scientist Academy: The Weather Disaster by Matthew McElligott (Graphic Novel)
Dr. Cosmic can’t wait to introduce the students to his latest invention, the CHAOS machine; designed to keep the school at the right temperature for learning. But when the machine starts to malfunction, causing a snowstorm in the pool, a flood in the greenhouse, and a dangerous thunderstorm in the science lab, the students must stop CHAOS before it destroys the entire school!
 
Book cover for Baeoh and the Bully
Team Taekwando: Baeoh and the Bully by Taekwon Lee & Jeffrey Nodelman. (Graphic Novel)
Team Taekwondo class clown Baeoh is excited for the dojo’s Buddy Day! Normally, bringing a buddy to class would be all fun and laughs. But with a new bully in his life who won’t leave him alone, Baeoh doesn’t feel much like a buddy. Worse yet, he may be turning into a bully himself. Can Baeoh figure out how to turn this tough situation into a win?
 

The Critter Club 3-Books-in-1! by Callie Barkley. (Chapter Book)
In this bind-up of the first three Critter Club stories, read about four best friends who band together to form a rescue shelter to save lost and lonely animals in their town. Amy, Ellie, Liz, and Marion each have their own different personalities and interests, but they all have one thing in common: a serious love of animals. Together they help a lost puppy, abandoned bunnies, and a wandering turtle. Join The Critter Club and fall in love with this fun flock of friends!
 

Shark school : 3-books-in-1! by Davy Ocean. (Chapter Book)
Dive in to the exciting undersea world of Harry Hammer, a hammerhead shark, and his fishy friends, who are never more than a bite away from (mis)adventure in this fin-tastic chapter book series!
 
Book cover for Dragon Slayers’ Academy
Dragon Slayers’ Academy: The Early Adventures by Kate McMullan. (Chapter Book)
Join Wiglaf as he attends a not-quite prestigious school for dragon hunting. Being the new kid is tough; and so is slaying giant winged lizards. Does Wiglaf have what it takes to bring home the golden hoard?
 
Book cover for Clover’s Luck
Magical Animal Adoption Agency: Clover’s Luck by Kallie George. (Chapter Book)
Clover, who wants to change her bad luck, accepts a volunteer position at a pet adoption agency unlike any other and soon finds herself in a world of fairy horses, dragons with temperamental snouts, wizards, and princesses.
 
Book Cover for Wiskerella
Hamster Princess: Whiskerella by Ursula Vernon. (Chapter Book)
When a fairy godmouse forces Whiskerella to wear glass slippers and attend balls night after night in search of a happily ever after, it’s up to Princess Harriet Hamsterbone to break the spell and save the day.
 

Out of left field by Ellen Klages. (Junior Fiction)
In 1957, inspired by what she is learning about civil rights and armed with knowledge of female ball players, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball.
 

A kind of paradise by Amy Rebecca Tan. (Junior Fiction)
Thirteen-year-old Jamie must spend her summer volunteering at Foxfield Public Library, but quickly grows to love the people there and enthusiastically joins the fight to save the library.
 

The Tornado by Jake Burt. (Junior Fiction)
For Bell Kirby, school is about sketching and avoiding a bully who happens to be the principal’s son, until new student Daelynn arrives and turns everything upside-down.
 
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Craft Camp by Sue Havens. (Kids’ Nonfiction)
Kids (and their parents) will love these 40 projects that include simple beading, sewing, felting, bookmaking, and so much more.
 
Book cover for How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane?
How Many Guinea Pigs Can Fit on a Plane? Answers to Your Most Clever Math Questions by Laura Overdeck. (Kids’ Nonfiction)
Answers to unusual questions, using mathematics including, how many birds would it take to pick you up and fly with you and how many bees does it take to make one jar of honey?
 
Book Cover for Becoming Kareem
Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. (Kids’ Nonfiction)
An autobiography from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about his life growing up in New York, becoming a basketball star, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change.
 
Book Cover for Nyxia
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen. (Teen Fiction)
Emmett accepts an interstellar space contract but learns en route that to win the promised fortune he and nine other recruits face a brutal competition, putting their very humanity at risk.
 
Book Cover for Far From the Tree
Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon. (Teen Nonfiction)
Explores the impact of extreme differences between parents and children. The old adage says that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, meaning that children usually resemble their parents. But what happens when the apples fall somewhere else; sometimes a couple of orchards away, sometimes on the other side of the world?
 
Book Cover for Roses and Radicals
Roses & Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote by Susan Zimet. (Teen Nonfiction)
A history of the women’s movement and the fight to ratify the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in 1920.

Book Prize

Free coupon for McDonald’s Restaurant

Free Toddler Pass for Bounce Kraze

Free Child Pass for Tiny Town

Free Kid’s Lawn Pass for Lancaster Barnstormers

Two Book Prizes

Free coupon for McDonald’s Restaurant

BOGO Bounce Pass for Bounce Kraze

Free Child Pass for Tiny Town

Free Kid’s Meal with purchase for Isaac’s Restaurants

Free Kid’s Lawn Pass for Lancaster Barnstormers

Free Bowling Game for Cain’s Lanes, Clearview Lanes or Leisure Bowling and Golf Center

Free Admission for Barnyard Kingdom at Country Barn

Free Admission for Water’s Edge Mini Golf and Ice Cream

Special Prize for participants completing 5 extra hours of reading: Free Admission to Dutch Wonderland! (Quantities Limited)

*Chance to win a pair of FREE Admission passes to The Castle Roller Skating Rink (random drawing).

Book Prize

Free coupon for McDonald’s Restaurant

Free Kid’s Lawn Pass for Lancaster Barnstormers

Free Kid’s Meal with purchase from Isaac’s Restaurant

Free Bowling Game for Cain’s Lanes, Clearview Lanes or Leisure Bowling and Golf Center

Free Admission Ticket for Barnyard Kingdom at Country Barn

Free Admission for Water’s Edge Mini Golf and Ice Cream

Free Comic Coupon from The Comic Store, Sequential Arts Too or Comics and Paperbacks Plus

*Chance to win 2 FREE Laser Tag Session Passes to Laserdome (random drawing).

Book Prize

Free coupon for McDonald’s Restaurant

Free Kid’s Lawn Pass for Lancaster Barnstormers

BOGO Coupon for Isaac’s Restaurant

Free Bowling Game for Cain’s Lanes, Clearview Lanes or Leisure Bowling and Golf Center

Free Admission for Water’s Edge Mini Golf and Ice Cream

Free Comic Coupon from The Comic Store, Sequential Arts Too or Comics and Paperbacks Plus

Free Cupcake Coupon from Cupcake Bakery- Sugar Whipped Bakery, Scratch Bakes, Sweet Shenanigan’s Cupcakery or Lancaster Cupcake.

Free Coupon for Rita’s Ices

*Chance to win 2 Free Laser Tag passes from Laserdome or a 2 pack of the Flying V/Elevated Obstacle Course tickets with 2 tickets to the Wildlife Center from Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center (random drawings).

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