Summer Reading is back! This year, the warrior library is proud to partner with Des Plaines Public Library to offer a Summer Reading Program filled with fun prizes and cool incentives!
This year we are providing a list of titles that we love, and highly recommend to take with you wherever summer takes you this year!
Many of the titles below are available as ebooks and audiobooks. The links to those electronic titles are in the descriptions of each book. You can navigate the list using the filters below - love mystery? We have some great ones your peer really enjoyed this year! Want a summer romance? We have some great beach reads with sweet love stories.
An important note about content labels: We use the guidelines set forth by the reviewing body at School Library Journal to determine if a book warrants a mature content warning. The definition for mature content is "If there are “on the page” descriptions of sexual acts–regardless of the sexual or gender identity of the characters engaging in such acts–that may indeed merit mentioning in your review and would likely lead to a high school grade level recommendation. Explicit or gratuitous violence “on the page” may also merit recommendation for more mature audiences." With this definition we have labeled books that have these elements as "mature content." All of the books on this list are age appropriate for high school aged students, and have been reviewed by external review sources, like School Library Journal. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Remember - these are recommended titles, not required readings - choose what fits for your family.
This year, instead of a grade in English at the beginning of the year, the Library (LRC) will be handing out prizes to all of those who participate - and for those who go above and beyond, we have some pretty great incentives! The Program goes like this:
1. Read 1 summer reading book, write a review in our online catalog, and then you will receive a button and a bookmark
2. Read 2-3 summer reading books, write reviews in our online catalog, and you will get a buy one get one Chipotle Reader Reward
3. Read 4 or more summer reading books, write reviews in our online catalog and you will get all prizes listed above AND enter a raffle for a gift basket that includes fun prizes like a $25 Amazon gift card, and a gift certificate for the book store for Warrior Gear!
How To Login to Destiny:
Go to DESTINY DISCOVER
Look for the login button in the top right corner - click on it
Use your chromebook/email login without the @s207 part
Search for the title you would like to review, click on that title
Look in the list, click ADD REVIEW
Reviews count if they are constructive, non-spoiler, 3 sentence or more reviews of a book or story/poetry collection. We review the content of each review before it is posted to the site, and will keep a list of those who submit reviews for prizes in the fall!
HAVE A GREAT, SAFE SUMMER!! WE WILL SEE YOU SOON!!