Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.   Ben Okri          

  • Check out the following links for Summer Books and Learning Resources! 

    Sign up for a Virtual Public Library Card HERE! Access NC Digital Public Library for Kids, Tumblebooks, and more! *You just need your child's Student Number*

    This Summer, SBES Staff Book Club will be reading books by Monica Brown, like the Lola Levine Series and more. We will also read the Middle Grades novel The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden. Learn more about these authorsby clicking on their names below. 

    Monica Brown 

    Ann Braden

    American Library Association Summer Reading Recommendations for all ages!

    More Summer Reading Suggestions from Scholastic!

    Ages 3-5

    Ages 6-7

    Ages 8-10

    Middle Schoolers

    Scholastic Book Finder...Find great book suggestions for kids of all ages!

    Summer Reading BINGO Challenge from Highlights Magazine! Complete as many BINGOs as you can to have some fun with Summer Reading. You can use this BINGO sheet, or the one that was sent home at the end of school, or make up your own Summer Reading Challenges to share when you get back to school! If you turn in you Summer Reading Challenge to Mrs. Lynch in the Fall, you could get a small prize!

    Fun Summer Websites for all!

    Look at SBES' Library Catalog for Summer Reading Ideas. Click on Swansboro Elementary School for our Library.