NHCS Summer Library Programs

Summer Reading Resources for Teachers, Librarians, Parents (or anyone else!) 

Kate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo's Top Ten Reasons to Participate in your Local Library's Summer Reading Program


DiCamillo, who currently serves as the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for the Library of Congress, is the author of many books for children and young adults including: 


  • Because of Winn-Dixie (2000)

  • The Tiger Rising (2001)

  • The Tale of Despereaux: being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread (2003), illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

  • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (2006), illus. Bagram Ibatoulline

  • The Magician's Elephant (2009), illus. Yoko Tanaka

  • Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures (2013), illus. K. G. Campbell


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New Hanover County Public Library's LIBRARIES ROCK! 
Summer Reading Program
  • Participants will receive a bag with a bookmark, reading log, stickers and prize coupons while supplies last.

  • No online enrollment.

  • Visit the library often for books and programs.

  • Click here for more information!

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