Summer Reading at New York Libraries logoExplore New York

This summer, Fizz! Boom! Read! Have fun exploring New York's history, diversity and culture. These four reading lists are designed for reading enjoyment, to provide a "flavor" of New York and spark an interest in the fascinating story of New York State.

 

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Reading Lists [in .PDF format; includes all lists below; 1.59 meg]PDF icon

  • Reading List Introduction [.PDF PDF icon; 169k]
  • Fizz! Boom! Read! Explore New York -- Picture Books [.PDF PDF icon; 216k]
  • Fizz! Boom! Read! Explore New York -- Elementary Level [.PDF PDF icon; 318k]
  • Fizz! Boom! Read! Explore New York -- Tween [.PDF PDF icon; 401k]
  • Fizz! Boom! Read! Explore New York -- Teen and up [.PDF PDF icon; 411k]
 

Bookmarks

For 2014 we have created two versions of each bookmark:

  1. Bookmarks with Titles include a selection of titles from the reading lists.
  2. Bookmark Templates have space to type in titles from the reading list.

Each letter size page has 4 bookmarks, printed on both front and back. To print, first download, then select the settings ‘landscape’, and ‘print on both sides.’ If you print on card stock, you may also select the correct paper type.

Download and print these Bookmarks with Titles (.PDF format .pdf icon)

picture book bookmark; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 1.3megpicture books elementary book bookmark; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 653kelementary books tween book bookmark; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 529ktween books teen book bookmark; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 1.18megteen books

Download, customize and print these Bookmark Templates (.MS Word format .pdf icon)

MS Word template document of bookmark for picture books; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 673kpicture books MS Word template document of bookmark for elementary books; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printingelementary books MS Word template document of bookmark for tween books; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 598ktween books MS Word template document of bookmark for teen books; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing; file size 551kteen books
Booklists created by the New York State Library, in partnership with the New York Library Association’s Youth Services Section and School Library Media Section.

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Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.
Last Updated: March 5, 2014 -- asm