Good day!

Parents and teachers, want to get your child into a fun and educational Summer Reading Club this summer?

Kids, want to participate in a Reading Club this summer with fun challenges?

Look no further! Mind Growth Education is offering two Summer Reading challenges!


  • Before you can participate in our Summer Reading Club you must first subscribe online to our “Home” membership option.
  • Once you are subscribed, you may start tracking your reading.
  • Please email us if you have any questions.


  1. Visit Mind Growth Education and log into your Mind Growth Education account.
  2. Choose the “Beginner” level of difficulty for a faster completion time of the “Read Across Canada” reading log program.
  3. Print out one of the two (or both) reading challenges: Challenge #1 and Challenge #2 and start your Summer Reading Club. See book recommendation lists below for great books available for purchasing!
  4. Read as many minutes as you want in a day. Don’t forget to log in your minutes!

N.B. I am an affiliate associate with Amazon. If you click on the book title, it will send you to Amazon’s website where you can purchase the book, which means I’ll make a small commission (at no extra cost to you) if you purchase through one of my links. Thank you for your support! Happy shopping!

Here are book recommendations that go with Challenge #1!

Read a book under your favourite tree: The Bad Guys #9: The Bad Guys in the Big Bad Wolf by Aaron Blabey, Dragon Masters #14: The Land of the Spring Dragon: A Branches Book by Tracey West, Best Friends by Shannon Hale, The Very Sleepy Bear by Nick Bland

Read a book with your family: Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) by Jeff Kinney, Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing by Christopher Willard PsyD and Daniel Rechtschaffen MA, The Owl Diaries #11: Trip to the Pumpkin Farm: A Branches Book by Rebecca Elliott

Read a book to a pet: Moon! Earth’s Best Friend by Stacy McAnulty, Pete The Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party by James Dean and Kimberly Dean, Wolverine and Little Thunder: An Eel Fishing Story by Alan Syliboy

Switch a book with your best friend and read it: Camp by Kayla Miller, Just Jaime by Terri Libenson, Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol

Read a book that you got from your local library: Sheets by Brenna Thummler, Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah Freedman, Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova

Here are book recommendations that go with Challenge #2!

Read a book about friendship: Lobster is the Best Medicine: A Collection of Comics About Friendship by Liz Climo, Friendship Is…: 500 Reasons to Appreciate Friends by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, Growing Friendships: A Kid’s Guide to Making and Keeping Friends by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore and Christine McLaughlin 

Read a book about space:
Space: Planets, Moons, Stars, and More! by Joe Rhatigan, National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space by Catherine D. Hughes, There’s No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System by Tish Rabe

Read a book about resiliency:
Visiting Feelings by Lauren Rubenstein, Listening to My Body by Gabi Garcia, I Can Handle It by Laurie Wright

Read a book that’s made into a movie:
Peter Rabbit Naturally Better Classic Gift Set by Beatrix Potter, Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (1-12) by Jeff Kinney, Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Read a book about animals:
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy Spelman, First 100 Animals by Roger Priddy, The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth by David Burnie

Read a comic book: Super Friends: Flying High (DC Super Friends) by Nick Eliopulos, Garfield Fat Cat 3-Pack #1 by Jim Davis, The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #3: Mary Anne Saves the Day by Ann M Martin

Read a book about sports:
Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win by Rachel Ignotofsky, NHL All Stars 2018-2019: The Ultimate Hockey Colouring Book for Adults and Kids by Anthony Curcio, Weird But True Sports: 300 Wacky Facts About Awesome Athletics by National Geographic Kids

Read a fun facts book: 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) by National Geographic Kids, Now You Know Canada: 150 Years of Fascinating Facts by Doug Lennox, Silly Facts for Silly Kids by Silly Willy

Read a book about geography:
Geography of the World: The Essential Family Guide to Geography and Culture by DK, Charting the World: Geography and Maps from Cave Paintings to GPS with 21 Activities by Richard Panchyk, The Road to There: Mapmakers and their Stories by Val Ross

Read a book about inclusion:
Inclusion Alphabet: ABC’s for Everyone by Kathryn Jenkins, When Charley Met Emma by Amy Webb, Lovely by Jess Hong

Happy Reading!
IB 🙂
Founder of Mind Growth Education