HPL's Online Summer Reading Program!
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Online signup for all Hempstead's Young Adults from Grades 6th-12th who wish to participate in HPL's Summer Reading Program!!

Read any books on your reading level. You may choose books from the Hempstead Public Library collection, school summer reading list, or any other sources. Not sure what to read? Check out TeenReads under the Cool Links section on this page!

To submit your reviews go to www.hempsteadlibrary.info/YA click on "HPL's Summer Reading Program" and create a username and password then just click on the Login button to be taken to your own personal Summer Reading Home Page.

To enter in your book summary for each book read click on the "Add/View Log button" and enter all your info!


Reviews may be submitted between June 29th & August 5th!


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Encore
Title
Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Long Haul
Author
Jeff Kinney
characters
Susan, Gregg, Frank, Rodger,Manny
Title
while Gregg and is brother were watching tv his mom says that we are going on summer vacation. While packing for the vacation the family notices that they have to much extra stuff. So Frank uses his boat that he brought to put the extra luggage. After the drive they all head to the grocery store Susan sends Rodger in the store to buy food. so instead of Rodger buying healthy food that his mother told him to buy he buys junk food and they all eat it when they reach the motel.Gregg and Rodger have decided to go to the pool but is was empty and there was no water and nobody was there to fill it back up. so they both saw a hot tub but there was this hairy family there and they were taking over the tub and would not let one person in , so Gregg and Rodger go to the room and everybody was asleep ,Rodger than makes his bed on the floor with nice comfortable blankets and Gregg had to sleep in a closet so a few minutes later Gregg hears the kids they saw at the hot tub playing on a cleaning cart and banging against there wall. The next day the family heads to a country fair when Gregg finds out that the beardo family is there. Rodger submits to the nasty shoe competion and wins but does not get his shoe back. Manny wins for guessing a hot dogs weight but the prize turns out to be a piglet.When the Hefflys reach the motel they find out that there is a strict no pet policy so mom has to put the piglet in a cooler until it comes out of the cooler and makes a mess in the hotel and has to pay 50 dollars for the mess and not paying attention to the violation. towards the end of the trip the trunk opens while nearly home all of their belonging fall out like clothes moneys and phones so when they reach home mom has to buy new phones for everyone and get money out of the bank
Rating
Encore
Title
Big Nate I Cant Take It
Author
Lincoln Peirce
characters
Nate,Dad,Teddy,Francis,Mrs.Godfrey
ISBN
9781449429379
Title
This book was about a boy named Nate who has to stand a teacher he hates. Nate hates Mrs. Godfrey because she always gives him detention and also hates Nate. One day Nate starts chewing gum and Mrs. Godfrey sees him and tells him he cant chew gum unless he has enough to give to everyone. Nate says he actually does have enough to give everyone and then he goes up to the teacher and asks her which flavor she wasn't. The next time Mrs. Godfrey asks Nate for his home work and he says he left it in his locker and then Mrs. Godfrey says to go get it. When Nate goes to get his home work he opens his locker and since his locker is a mess everything fell out. In the middle of the story Nate and Teddy got to school even though its summer. When they get there they see Mrs. Godfrey. Mrs. Godfrey says since that Nate and Teddy are there they can help her carry some heavy boxes to her car. At the end of the story Mrs. Godfrey says that a student in her class needs to look alert and that the student needs to show that they come to school to learn. When Mrs. Godfrey said that she was talking about Nate. Francis told Nate he could help Nate stay alert. What Francis did was give Nate a wedgie.
Rating
Encore
Title
Dork Diaries Tales from not so smart miss know it all
Author
Rachel Renee Russell
characters
Chole , Niki , Zoey , ,Makenzie
ISBN
321
Title
Niki was celebrating the New year count down to midnight with her best friends chole and zoey and eating junk food in pjs . But all the girls decide to play a game of truth and dare and gets serious when Niki is dared to toilet paper Mackenzie's the most popular girl in school. In order to prevent Makenzies's plans Niki takes a job at the lackluster school news paper.Soon her Miss Know it All advice is boosting the students and teachers to write in her honest and funniest advice. But as the letters pile up Mackenzie blackmails her to get an invitation to Brandons birthday party.And also Chloes father has been assgnied to work for Makenzies father. Makenzie has scheduled a meeting with the principle to discuss the toilet paper prank. Makenzie has this eveil plan to talk the principle into kicking Niki out of school.At first Niki is relieved that Makenzie though that the prank was done by a boy. the girls tell Niki that she knew all along that Niki did the toilet paper prank and she promises to tell the principle about this or write about it in the newspaper gossip column.But at the end Niki gets her revenge while makenzie is devestated about not being invited to brandons birthday party
Rating
Encore
Title
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Dog Days
Author
Jeff Kinney
characters
Greg,Rowley,Mom,Dad,and Rodrick
ISBN
9780810988880
Title
This book is about a boy named Greg who
is on summer vacation. Greg doesnt like to be outdoors so he is always inside playing video games with the curtains closed and the lights off. Gregs mom thinks he should go outside more. Gregs friend named Rowley belongs to the country club so when school was over they would go to the country club every single day. Greg says Rowley and him made a mistake inviting a girl named Trista. They thought it would nice to take her to the country club with them.When Greg,Rowley,and Trista got to the country club when they didnt notice five seconds later she was busy talking to a life guard and forgot about Greg and Rowley since she was busy talking. Then Rowley told Greg he wasnt allowed to invite Greg to the country club anymore. Greg said it was fine with him because he would not have to check his soda to see if there was bees.Later on in the story Greg says his mom is always trying to get Greg to go with her and his little brother to go to the pool but Greg says that they belong to the town pool not the country club. Greg ended up going to the town pool. The first time Greg walked through the mens locker room Greg said it was one of the most traumatic experiences of his life. Greg says he was very lucky he didnt go blind. Gregs mom had a family meeting and in that meeting she said that they werent going to the beach that summer because the money was tight.Greg says it stinks because he was actually looking forward to going to the beach because he wanted to ride the CRANIUM SHAKER.At the end of the story Greg said he thinks that summer is pretty much over because mom finished her summer album.
Rating
Encore
Title
Diary Of A Wmpy Kid The Ugly Truth
Author
Jeff Kinney
characters
Greg,Rowley,Mom,Rodrick,and Dad
ISBN
9780810994912
Title
This book is about a boy named Greg who has a friend named Rowley who Greg had a fight with so now they are ex-best friends.Greg has always wated to grow up and be an adult.Greg has to to go to parties where there are boys and girls.Later on in the story Greg goes to the dentist that he really likes because there is a pretty girl he likes that works in the dentist he goes to. Then the next time he was supposed to go to the dentist his dad doesnt take him TENDER HUGS PEDIATRIC DENTAL CARE. Instead he takes him to DR. SALAZAR KAGAN ORAL SURGERY AND GENERAL DENTISTRY. Dad knew he was gonna try to get out of the car so he locked the doors.At the end of the story Greg and Rowley forgot what they were fighting about and Rowley asked Greg if they are going to be bst friends forever and he gave Greg half of a matching locket.
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