5-Word Book Reviews and The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
August 31, 2015


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This summer, our family participated in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and it was a blast! Our kids range from the age of 7 to 14, so they’re reading preferences were different. Here is a list of our 5-Word Book Reviews:

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Our kids love reading the books from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!

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This is a great series for the kids with different adventures to follow Geronimo Stilton on!

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The Harry Potter series are a great set of books to read, especially for the older kids.

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret is a great piece of historical fiction literature. Great for the older kids!

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Our youngest son really loves the LEGO City reading books. I love that there are different books for different reading levels.

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The dog days of summer have begun! And with them comes “brain drain” season, when endless summer activities and distractions take the place of reading time. Scholastic’s Maggie McGuire has 5 easy tips for making reading a priority for your child, like setting a weekly minutes goal, reserving special time to read together as a family, and celebrating reading accomplishments. It’s not too late to get your kids reading.


Scholastic has joined together with ENERGIZER® to power the 2015 Summer Reading Challenge and encourage families to find innovative ways to discover the power and joy of reading. It’s not too late to take part! Now through September 4th, visit Scholastic.com/Summer. Click the links below for a sampling of the fun resources you’ll find with Scholastic:

  • Find Parenting Resources including Summer Reading printables, activity sheets, booklists and more!

Do your kids have a favorite book from their summer reading adventures?

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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