PS 39 Read-a-Thon 2020
Monday, June 8 - Friday, June 12
Reading Challenge Participation Form (opens on June 12)
Book Swap Opportunity
Have a book to give? Want a book to read? Use these padlets to find a way to share books during remote learning. Organized by grade band.
Kindergarten- Grade 1 Swap
Grade 2 and Grade 3 Swap
Grade 4 and Grade 5 Swap
Write a Book Recommendation
Adult Reading Challenge Board
Every year, we look forward to the Read-a-thon as a way of reinforcing our connection with our families and students. The launch of the 2020 Read-a-thon feels even more important as we hope to offer activities, book suggestions, and events that will further engage our students, encourage excitement around reading, and create a school-wide community experience.
During this tragic time, with the inequities and injustices in our society at the forefront once again, we encourage our families to take this moment to support and extend the work that is happening in our classrooms through our “Mirrors and Windows” literacy project. Books can act as mirrors that reflect our own culture and help build our identity, and also as windows that offer a view into someone else’s experience.
The goal of our “Mirrors and Windows Library Project” is to: