Best Selling Children’s Book Author Shannon Messenger serves as a Reading Ambassador this year in a program that aims to keep children reading during the summer holidays.
BIRMINGHAM, ala.† May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Books-A-Million’s annual Summer Reading Adventure officially kicks off today, and it’s gearing up to be the best ever. This year’s Reading Ambassador is an award-winning and critically acclaimed author Shannon Messengerwhose New York Times† United States TODAY, and Wall Street Journal best selling Keeper of the Lost Cities series has made eager readers of countless young fantasy fans.
The Summer Reading Adventure gives kids a good reason to read while they’re out of school for the summer. There is also a longer-term goal: to help young readers connect with books in the hopes of instilling a lifelong love of reading.
Participants choose four books from the Summer Reading Adventure section in stores or on Booksamillion.com, where they will find a wide variety of books for all ages and reading levels. After reading each book, they write about it in their Summer Reading Adventure log.
No summer reading program is complete without a prize. Once they complete the challenge, participants can send their completed logbook to a Books-A-Million or 2 employeend & Charles store and will be rewarded with a pencil case inspired by Shannon Messenger’s Guardians of the Lost Cities series (while supplies last).
Books-A-Million operates more than 200 stores in 32 states, as well as the e-commerce site Booksamillion.com. A leading retailer of books, toys, games and collectibles since 1917, the company has grown to become the second largest bookstore chain in the country.
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