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 Through a book you can travel the world...and we want to know Where in the world is OCPS Reading?

Students, parents, and educators thank you for visiting SummerReading.ocps.net to obtain reading lists by grade level, search for books, apps, interactive literacy websites, e-books, parent resources, and literacy events around town. Students may also access the Scholastic’s Summer Reading Challenge via this site. This challenge encourages students to read and log their minutes electronically. 

The theme this year is “Where in the World is OCPS Reading”. Bus shelters around Orange County and OCPS Social Media will be  sharing the literacy message and encouraging families to have students read this summer while they hashtag and post pictures of their reading adventures using #OCPSReads. Students (over 13 years of age) and Parents (students under 13 years of age) who post pictures of their student reading using the hashtag will be eligible to win prizes from the district. Categories will include things like most creative picture, best quote, best location etc... 

 Orange County Public Schools along with several community partners have created a summer reading program to help STOP the Summer Reading Slide.  Our goal is that OCPS students will read 20 million minutes this summer. Download the reading log for your students to keep track of how many minutes they read each day.  These minutes can be recorded at the Scholastic's Summer Reading Challenge site below or brought to their teacher any time during the first month of school.  Student can log how much time they spend reading for any reason and from any of the programs listed on this website.  





Orange County Public Schools'
Summer Reading Booklet and Log
Summer Reading Challenge
Record your minutes at this site.
The Florida Department of Education 2016 Summer Literacy Adventure is geared to help children stay on target, motivated and excited about reading and literacy. During summer vacation, it is important for students of all ages and reading levels to spend time reading and writing on a regular basis.  Florida’s students are being challenged to pledge to read as many books as possible throughout the summer break. Each student can fill out his or her pledge at Summer Literacy Pledge.
Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

 Library Programs


 Suggestions for Parents


 Summer Reading List


 Find A Book

 Florida's Education Commissioner and the Library Youth Program have created the “Find a Book."  Through “Find a Book,” students can build customized reading lists based on their interests and reading abilities, and then locate their selections at local public libraries or Barnes and Noble bookstores.