A hammock under a shady tree with a good book that transports you far, far away ... I spent many a summer afternoon just like that as a kid. If this is right up your child's alley too, consider taking advantage of Borders and Barnes and Noble's summer reading programs. Both are completely FREE!
One of my faves as a child!
Available for all kids under 12.
Read 10 books, get one FREE!
Have your child fill out this form, then sign it and turn it in to Border's or Walden Books to get the reward.
The only thing required on the form is the book titles.
Select your free book from 11 choices.
Barnes and Noble
Intended for children in grades 1 through 6.
Read 8 books, get one FREE!
Have your child fill out this reading journal, then sign it and turn it in to B&N to get the reward.
The reading journal requires your child to record the title and author, as well as give a recommendation as to who should read each book and why.
Select your free book from 18 choices, broken out by grade level.
For Borders locations, click here. For Barnes and Noble locations, click here.