Welcome one, welcome all to HPB Summer Reading Camp, where online campers, and their trusty guardians, can get their fill of fun reads and activities to keep busy during lazy days of summer! Summer Reading Camp returns Thursday, June 1, and runs through Monday, July 31. Register now to receive reminders about the camp, and to receive reading lists and fun activities to keep your kiddos busy all summer long!

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Summer Reading Registration

Register now to receive reminders, reading lists and activities to get your little ones excited for the fun things to come!

Summer Reading Activities

Got an antsy booklover on your hands? Check out last year’s activities to keep them on their toes until camp begins!

Summer Reading Educator Downloads

Send students home with our Summer Reading Camp handout to help support reading achievement while school is out.



My Voice Is a TrumpetMy Voice Is a Trumpet

by Allen, Jimmie / Johnson, Cathy Ann

I Love Music: My First Sound BookI Love Music: My First Sound Book

by Billet, Marion / Billet, Marion

Let's Play an Instrument: A Music Book for KidsLet's Play an Instrument: A Music Book for Kids

by Burk, Rachelle / Bianda, Junissa

Kitchen DiscoKitchen Disco

by Foges, Clare / Murphy, Al

Salsa LullabySalsa Lullaby

by Arena, Jen / Meza, Erika

Maya's Big SceneMaya's Big Scene

by Arsenault, Isabelle

Chicks Rule!Chicks Rule!

by Bardhan Quallen, Sudipta / Kurilla, Renée

Full Moon and StarFull Moon and Star

by Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Hall, Marcellus (Ilt)

Wild SymphonyWild Symphony

by Brown, Dan / Batori, Susan

Clementine and the LionClementine and the Lion

by Abbott, Zoey / Abbott, Zoey

On a Magical Do-Nothing DayOn a Magical Do-Nothing Day

by Alemagna, Beatrice

Just BecauseJust Because

by Barnett, Mac / Arsenault, Isabelle

The Day I Became a BirdThe Day I Became a Bird

by Chabbert, Ingrid / Guridi, Raúl Nieto

Franklin's Flying BookshopFranklin's Flying Bookshop

by Campbell, Jen / Harnett, Katie

Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni MitchellJoni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell

by Alko, Selina / Alko, Selina

Trombone ShortyTrombone Shorty

by Andrews, Troy / Collier, Bryan

King of Ragtime: The Story of Scott JoplinKing of Ragtime: The Story of Scott Joplin

by Costanza, Stephen / Costanza, Stephen

Who Was Charlie Chaplin?Who Was Charlie Chaplin?

by Demuth, Patricia Brennan / Who Hq / Copeland, Gregory

  • We would love to participate in HPB's Summer Reading Camp! How do we register?
  • Registration is easy! Visit hpb.com/summer to officially enroll your camper and keep an eye on your inbox for information on how to participate all summer long.
  • We're all signed up! What can we expect next?
  • Starting June 1, registered participants have access to printable camp components all summer, including reading lists, activity ideas, and coloring sheets. You can also visit your local HPB to receive a copy of your camper's Summer Reading Log, cool camp stickers, and information on how to earn $5 Bookworm Bucks in June and July!
  • What if we don’t live near a Half Price Books store? Can we still participate?
  • Of course! Our Summer Reading Camp digital content is available to everyone who wants to join in on the fun. Don’t forget to officially register at hpb.com/summer to receive updates!
  • What if we DO live near a Half Price Books store? Did you say something about Bookworm Bucks?
  • We did! During the months of July and August campers can visit their local HPB with their completed reading logs to receive $5 Bookworm Bucks which are good for $5 off anything in store -- so your booklovers can add even more great reads to their collection!
  • I'm an educator, community organizer, and/or bookstagrammer who loves summer reading! Can I join HPB's Summer Reading Camp?
  • Definitely! Our Summer Camp content is available at hpb.com/summer and booklovers of all ages are welcome to participate! We would love for you, your students, your audience or your organization to take part. Feel free to tag us @halfpricebooks on social media; we would love to share your camp fun with our community of fellow booklovers.
  • I have a question not listed here. Who should I contact?
  • Contact customercare@hpb.com with your Summer Reading Camp questions and we'll be happy to help.