summer entertainment and free prizes! Sign your kids up for summer reading programs at Barnes & Noble, Borders, Waldenbooks, H.E.B., Chuck-E-cheese, HalfPrice books, or TD Bank and they can earn free books and other prizes. Details and links to several 2011 summer reading rewards programs are below.
- 2011 Borders and Waldenbooks Double Dog Dare Challenge: Read 10 Books, Get 1 Free! Kids under 12 are eligible. Ends 9/5/2011. Here is the list of free books your children can choose from.
- 2011 Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program: Read 8 Books, Get 1 Free! Grades 1-6. Ends 9/6/2011.
- 2011 TD Bank Summer Reading Program: Read 10 books and receive $10 deposited into your account. Ends 9/30/2011.
- 2011 Half-Price Books Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program: Read 600 minutes and receive $5 Back-to-school Bucks summer reading reward. Ends 8/7/2011.
- 2011 Chuck-E-Cheese Rewards Promotion: This program is not just for reading. Bring in a 2 weeks completed rewards calendar and your child will receive 10 free tokens. Food purchase is required. Ends 12/31/2011.
- H.E.B. HEBuddy Program: The Summer Reading Program sign-up sheet says 2010 in the fine print, but appears to still be valid. Read 10 books and mail in your form. You'll receive a free t-shirt in the mail. Postmark by 10/1/2011.
- Don't forget your local library! Nearly every library offers incentives for summer reading and fun activities to occupy your kids during the summer.