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Summer Reading 2019: Home

Summer reading information and booklists for students in grades 6-12 in Fall, 2019.

Welcome to WSA Summer Reading!

Last of the summer sunshine - Britannica ImageQuestSummer is a time for vacations, relaxing, extra time with family and friends, and books! While students are reading for enjoyment they are engaged and learning over the summer months. Reading Lists are outlined by Grade Level in the navigation above. 

This summer, try something new! Check out the blogs and podcasts at Book Riot or download free audiobooks from SYNC.

Return to the WSA Library homepage to find links to many online databases and other helpful resources.

Book Riot

Book Riot is the largest independent book site in North America, and home to a variety of media, from podcasts to newsletters to original content, all designed around diverse readers and across all genres - including:


Comics and graphic novels

Science Fiction / Fantasy

Young Adult and more!

In this last category you'll find articles on everything YA, including this from Kelly Jensen, Book Riot Editor - a roundup of some of the most exciting YA paperbacks hitting shelves this summer.:


50+ YA Paperbacks for Summer 2019 Reading

Sync - Free Audiobooks for Teens

SYNC Audiofile 2018Sync is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13+. Get two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes - through July 25. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at

To listen to sound clips from all of this summer's AudioFile Sync audiobooks, go to the Sound Cloud Playlist.

Teen Programs at Local Libraries

Check out our local public libraries!  

  • Volunteer to help with library events for younger children
  • Read for fun and win free books and other prizes
  • Sign up for free activities and field trips just for teens - At Poulsbo and Bainbridge Libraries ;there are lots of activites planned for teens: a Video Game Design camp, writing and art camps, tech nights, and trips to Seattle attractions


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