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It’s the 20th anniversary of Barnes & Noble’s Summer Reading Program. This year, the Summer Reading Triathlon, gives young readers (grades 1-6) the opportunity to earn a free book by reading three books and completing a journal about the books they’ve read. It’s a great way to encourage kids to make reading a priority during the summer months!

It’s as easy as 1-2-3:

Step 1. Fill out the Summer Reading Triathlon Reading Journal (PDF). En Español (PDF).
Step 2. Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store. Find a Store.
Step 3. Choose a FREE BOOK from the selection on the Reading Journal list at the store… Enjoy reading!

During the Summer Reading Triathlon, kids have the chance to vote for their favorite heroes and places in a wide selection of great books, by filling out a ballot nominating their gold, silver, and bronze-medaled books in each group. Ballots will be located near the entrance of the Children’s Department of their local store.

Voting ends August 21. And, kids can vote as many times as they’d like, to help move their favorite choices up the leader board.

The Summer Reading Triathlon will conclude on August 27 at 11AM, at which time the local and national winners will be announced.  For more information, please visit Barnes and Noble.

Does your child need a little reading help? Reading tutoring in Delaware

To get your family started, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics has compiled a list of must-read children’s books by age category. These are some of our top picks that both children — and parents — will love.

And, if your child is struggling with reading skills, or simply needs a little extra help, Back to Basics Learning Dynamics in Wilmington, Delaware can help. In addition to our 1-on-1 tutoring for reading and reading comprehension for student of all ages, Back to Basics also offers a summer program to help kids conquer summer reading lists.

Our experienced instructors will work 1-on-1 with your student to read, comprehend, retain and apply summer reading material. These sessions will provide students with the knowledge and confidence to complete any required reading-related assignments, such as reports, projects and tests. Available at your home, day camp, or in our Newark or Wilmington locations.

Happy summer reading, everyone!

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for over 60 subjects, including reading at all levels. The company also offers 1-on-1 SAT Prep in Delaware, ACT Prep, and Test Prep, translating and interpreting in 20 languages, homeschool support, educational testing and more. For more information about Back to Basics’ educational services, please call us at 302-594-0754.

Back to Basics operates a unique Department of Education-approved 1-on-1 K-12 Private School in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information about Delaware’s only Department of Education approved 1-on-1 private school, please call us at 302-594-0685.

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