Barnes and Noble
Kids in grades 1 through 6 can get a FREE book from Barnes & Noble when they participate in their Summer Reading Triathlon. Just complete the form here and take it to your local store when finished. Program runs 5/17/16 through 9/6/16.
Bookworm Bucks

Kids up to 8th grade can earn $5 in Bookworm Bucks each month by reading 15 minutes per day and bringing their completed reading log into a store (parents can read to those who can’t yet). Those in high school will receive $5 per month when they read one of HPBs recommended titles for teens and bring a short review of their book to a store. Limit one reward per person, per month. Click here to find a location near you.


SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Running May 5th – August 17th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week (30 titles) – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. In 2014, 26 titles were given away over 13 weeks. In 2015, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks.

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