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F.A. Day Library: 6th Grade Summer Reading

Summer means it's time to grab your beach blanket and snuggle down with a good book, magazine, or audiobook. Anything you read or listen to during the summer keeps your brain in shape for the season. 

6th Grade Summer Reading Expectations- click image for printable version

summer reading expectations

My summer reading list

Book Trailers

Destiny Discover

Please note that Destiny Discover will not work with incoming 6th grade student LASID accounts until sometime in August. Generic accounts for new students to use to access audiobooks/ebooks in the meantime can be found here.

Our library currently has a collection of about 70 audiobooks/ebooks you can download

  1. Download the Destiny Discover app (iOS or Android app stores). 
  2. Log in with your LASID and password.
  3. Browse the audiobook or ebook collection and check out any available title. Once you've checked it out, go to your Bookbag and listen to it there. 

Remember, your book will automatically disappear from your device after 3 weeks.

Where can I get a copy?

Copies Available from the  Day Library

Print Copies

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Athlete vs. Mathlete (on order)

The Jumbies

Full Cicada Moon

Turtle of Oman

Digital Audio Copies/ Digital Ebook Copies (use Destiny Discover App or a browser on your computer)

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Athlete vs. Mathlete (choose Newton Public Schools and login with Google account)

The Jumbies

Full Cicada Moon

Turtle of Oman

Audio CD Format

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The Jumbies

Full Cicada Moon

Turtle of Oman

Public Libraries- You can request copies sent to the library most convenient to you! 

Minuteman Library Network 

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Athlete vs. Mathlete

The Jumbies

Full Cicada Moon

Turtle of Oman

Boston Public Libraries

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Athlete vs. Mathlete

The Jumbies

Full Cicada Moon

Turtle of Oman

Purchase from Amazon

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Athlete vs. Mathlete

The Jumbies

Full Cicada Moon

Turtle of Oman

Summer Reading: So Many Choices, So Little Time!

Click to access Axis360    

Commonwealth eBook Collection
Download the app, choose your school and log in with your LASID and password. Inside you'll find tons of free audiobooks and ebooks in this statewide library.

Overdrive
Use the app to login into the Newton Free Library’s collection of ebooks and audiobooks.
 Hoopla
Create an account using your public library card number and you'll be able to borrow ebooks, audiobooks and graphic novels.  

 
 
Newsela
A great site for short, interesting nonfiction articles on current events, sports, arts, and more. Choose your favorite topic and your own reading level. Sign up and earn points for everything you read!

 

  Sync
A free pair of YA and classic audiobooks are offered every week all summer long. Sign up for email or text alerts to find out what's coming up next. 
 

Destiny Discover Audiobooks
Day's audiobook/ebook  collection is available through the Destiny Discover app. Download it and log in with your LASID and password.

F.A. Day Middle School Library
21 Minot Pl., Newton, MA 02460 / 617-559-9139