Summer reading rewards programs for children: Barnes & Noble, Scholastic, more
- Barnes & Noble: Children in grades one through six who read eight or more books and complete this reading journal are eligible to receive one free children's book from participating Barnes & Noble stores. Journals must be received by September 7. (A Spanish-language journal is also available.)
- Scholastic: This summer challenge groups children into different teams encouraging them to log their summer reading minutes online. The winning team decides which Save the Children U.S. program will receive a donation from Scholastic.
- Half Price Books: Children 12 and under can earn a $3 Half Price Books discount card for each week they read at least 15 minutes per day. A reading log is required and discount cards will be honored at all Half Price store locations. Program ends July 31.
- Pottery Barn Kids: Children of all ages who attend Book Club Story Time (Tuesdays from 11 am to 11:30 am) at least five times will receive a free gift.
- TD Bank: Children who read 10 books or more this summer and complete this reading log will receive a $10 deposit towards a TD Bank Young Savers account.
- Borders / Waldenbooks: Children 12 and under who read any eight books and complete this reading log will get 50% off on select Borders or Waldenbooks in-store purchases.
- National Amusements Theatres: Through August 12, Bookworm Wednesdays entitles kids to a free movie pass when they present select Showcase Cinemas, Multiplex Cinemas, or Cinema de Lux box offices with a completed book report on a book they've read. (Accompanying parents and children under six will also receive free admission; the free passes are for select children's movies only.)
- The Old Spaghetti Factory: Every child who reads five books earns a free kid's meal.
- Chuck E. Cheese's: Receive 10 free tokens per child per visit for completing this Reading Rewards Calendar. Offer ends December 31. (Only valid with a food purchase at participating locations.)
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