Summer Reading Lists

  • Summer is a time to relax, recharge and READ! The APS Library Media Services Department has complied a list of suggested books to read this summer.

    Access suggested summer reading lists with links to the titles using CLASS Pass. Read details about CLASS Pass resources.

    Be sure to log all of your reading minutes in Beanstack to participate in our #SummerReadingChallenge sponsored by our partner More Lyfe Juice Co. Complete the #MoreReadingwithMoreLyfe Summer Reading Challenge Virtual BINGO board to earn a FREE smoothie from More Lyfe Juice Co.


  • Did you know that every student in APS has access to free online tutoring and homework help? PAPER is available to all students! Log in via MyBackpack.



    Ready? Set. Read!

    Our 2022-2023 #RACE2Read challenge has begun! How can you participate? Read and log at least 20 minutes every day. Everyone can participate! If you are an APS student, simply log into MyBackpack, locate the #RACE2Read icon, and begin reading and logging your minutes. If you are a parent, stakeholder, or a lover of reading, join us on our campaign to read and log 10 MILLION MINUTES by creating an account today! Visit to join our reading campaign today!




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    Our Vision
    The Atlanta Public Schools library media program provides collections, programs, and services to foster the development of information literate citizens through open and equitable access to resources in all formats.
    Our Mission
    The mission of the Atlanta Public Schools library media program is to make certain that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. This mission is achieved by empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skilled researchers, and ethical users of information.
    Adapted from Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (2009)

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