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Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Pack Grades K–1 (One per Child)

Free
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The Grades K–1 Summer Reading Pack is permanently out of stock. However, your children can still participate in our summer reading program! Download the summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase the book for the Grades K–1 Summer Reading Pack, A Dog Named Sniff—Book 1, below. Please note: This book is not available in PDF form.

We are losing whole generations of children who are able to recognize or care about literature and learning that is good and beautiful. We are also facing generations of children who are flooded with books that model disrespect and low character. Our overarching mission is to help draw children and families to learning and books that are clean, promote high character, and create strong and faithful minds and hearts. There is so much joy to be found in rich, uplifting literature. Join us in our journey!

With every free summer reading pack (limit one per child) you will receive:

  • Summer reading chart—double-sided create-your-own hiking scene with stickers, instructions, and personal message
  • Free bookA Dog Named Sniff—Book 1 (level 1A); this delightful book perfect for beginning readers can be used during the Summer Reading Program or as a reward after completing it. View sample pages.
  • 2 bookmarks

Only pay $1.79/pack shipping**

Summer Reading Pack Grade 2 (One per Child)

Free
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We are losing whole generations of children who are able to recognize or care about literature and learning that is good and beautiful. We are also facing generations of children who are flooded with books that model disrespect and low character. Our overarching mission is to help draw children and families to learning and books that are clean, promote high character, and create strong and faithful minds and hearts. There is so much joy to be found in rich, uplifting literature. Join us in our journey!

With every free summer reading pack (limit one per child) you will receive:

  • Summer reading chart—double-sided create-your-own hiking scene with stickers, instructions, and personal message
  • Free bookLittle Glass Lake: Ducks (level 2); this fun book that weaves nature and adventure together can be used during the Summer Reading Program or as a reward after completing it. View sample pages.
  • 2 bookmarks

Only pay $1.79/pack shipping**

Summer Reading Pack Grades 3-5 (One per Child)

Free
Out of stock
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The Grades 3–5 Summer Reading Pack is permanently out of stock. However, your children can still participate in our summer reading program! Download the summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase the book for the Grades 3–5 Summer Reading Pack, The Secret Door, below. Please note: This book is not available in PDF form.

We are losing whole generations of children who are able to recognize or care about literature and learning that is good and beautiful. We are also facing generations of children who are flooded with books that model disrespect and low character. Our overarching mission is to help draw children and families to learning and books that are clean, promote high character, and create strong and faithful minds and hearts. There is so much joy to be found in rich, uplifting literature. Join us in our journey!

With every free summer reading pack (limit one per child) you will receive:

  • Summer reading chart—double-sided create-your-own hiking scene with stickers, instructions, and personal message
  • Free bookThe Secret Door: Badger Hills Farm Book 1 (level 3); this award-winning customer favorite can be used during the Summer Reading Program or as a reward after completing it. View sample pages.
  • 2 bookmarks

Only pay $1.79/pack shipping**

Summer Reading Pack Grades 6+ (One per Child)

Free
Out of stock
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The Grades 6+ Summer Reading Pack is permanently out of stock. However, your children can still participate in our summer reading program! Download the summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase the book for the Grades 6+ Summer Reading Pack, Lantern Lane–Book 1, below. Please note: This book is not available in PDF form.

We are losing whole generations of children who are able to recognize or care about literature and learning that is good and beautiful. We are also facing generations of children who are flooded with books that model disrespect and low character. Our overarching mission is to help draw children and families to learning and books that are clean, promote high character, and create strong and faithful minds and hearts. There is so much joy to be found in rich, uplifting literature. Join us in our journey!

With every free summer reading pack (limit one per child) you will receive:

  • Summer reading chart—double-sided create-your-own hiking scene with stickers, instructions, and personal message
  • Free bookLantern Lane–Book 1 (level 6); this brand-new book perfect for middle-grade readers can be used during the Summer Reading Program or as a reward after completing it. View sample pages.
  • 2 bookmarks

Only pay $1.79/pack shipping**

A great start to our summer!!!

May 21, 2024

We grabbed the summer reading for my first grader and 2nd grader and think it is such a fun way to kick office summer!

The book mark and reading maps are great!!!

Sarah

Perfect for summer

May 15, 2024

These books are an amazing gift. My kids love doing the summer reading program and receiving books from TGTB. All great choices.

Katie

Love it!

May 19, 2022

My kids are so excited to do the summer reading. The books are such good quality and came packaged so cute!

Meredith

My children love their books!

May 19, 2022

My children love the sticker chart but most of all the stories. They are so into them! It’s wonderful to see 🙂 Thank you!

Katie

I love this!

May 19, 2022

I love how how the good and the beautiful does this. It’s such a wonderful way to get kids excited about reading over the summer. The illustrations are beautiful (as always) and we thoroughly enjoy the stories.

Anna
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The Good and the Beautiful is spreading the joy of reading by giving away 100,000 free books during our Summer Reading Program. Join us in adding rich, uplifting literature to your child’s summer!


Each Summer Reading Pack includes one free book, a create-your-own hiking scene reading chart with stickers, and 2 bookmarks. Add one Summer Reading Pack for each child in your household and watch their hearts and minds grow this summer. Only pay $1.79/pack for shipping*. Limit one per child.


The Grades K–1, Grades 3–5, and Grades 6+ Summer Reading Packs are permanently out of stock. However, your children can still participate in our Summer Reading Program! Download the summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase the books for each age range below. Please note: the books are not available in PDF format.


Why is The Good and the Beautiful giving away 100,000 free books?

We are losing whole generations of children who are able to recognize or care about literature and learning that is good and beautiful. We are also facing generations of children who are flooded with books that model disrespect and low character. Our overarching mission is to help draw children and families to learning and books that are clean, promote high character, and create strong and faithful minds and hearts. There is so much joy to be found in rich, uplifting literature. Join us in our journey!

How does the program work?

1. Add one FREE Summer Reading Program pack above to your cart for each child in your household. Choose from 4 levels, each with a different book. Only pay $1.79/pack shipping*. Each pack contains these free items:

  • One free book (to be read during the summer reading program or used as the award for completing the program)
  • A create-your-own hiking scene reading chart with stickers to track progress
  • 2 bookmarks

or download the FREE summer reading program PDF pack below and print out the reading chart, stickers, and bookmarks at home.

2. Choose books from The Good and the Beautiful Bookshop or from The Good and the Beautiful Book List to read during the summer. After each book is read, the child will write the book title on the chart and put a sticker on the scene.

3. After reading 5 books, the chart is complete, and your child can receive the free book (if you have the physical pack) or another reward of your choosing. If you are using the free PDF download, come up with your own prize for your child, such as a camp out in the backyard, an ice cream party, or any other special prize.

Summer Reading Pack Grades K–1 (One per Child)

Free

Permanently Out of Stock. Download summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase A Dog Named Sniff—Book 1 below.

  • Summer Reading Chart with stickers
  • Free Book (A Dog Named Sniff—Book 1)
  • 2 Bookmarks

Summer Reading Pack Grade 2 (One per Child)

Free
  • Summer Reading Chart with stickers
  • Free Book (Little Glass Lake: Ducks–Book 1)
  • 2 Bookmarks

Summer Reading Pack Grades 3-5 (One per Child)

Free

Permanently Out of Stock. Download summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase The Secret Door below.

  • Summer Reading Chart with stickers
  • Free Book (The Secret Door)
  • 2 Bookmarks

Summer Reading Pack Grades 6+ (One per Child)

Free

Permanently Out of Stock. Download summer reading chart and bookmarks for free and purchase Lantern Lane—Book 1 below.

  • Summer Reading Chart with stickers
  • Free Book (Lantern Lane—Book 1)
  • 2 Bookmarks

A Dog Named Sniff Series

Explore the book previously included in the Grades K–1 Summer Reading Pack, A Dog Named Sniff—Book 1, and the rest of A Dog Named Sniff Series. A PDF version of the Summer Reading Pack items (excluding the book) can be downloaded below.

A Dog Named Sniff—Book 1 by Jenny Phillips

$6.99
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Level 1A

On a beautiful spring day, Gran shows up with a big surprise—a box of adorable puppies! The girl knows just which puppy she wants, but there’s just one problem—she doesn’t know what to name her new pup! It doesn’t look like a Sally or Bess or seem like a Dash or Scout. Come along on this delightful tale as the young girl takes her new pup on adventures and finally decides on the perfect name.

62 pages

A Dog Named Sniff—Book 2 by Jenny Phillips

$6.99
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Level 1A

Sniff is a very lovable and curious dog. When the family decides to bring her along on their camping adventure, she lets her curiosity run a bit too wild and gets into trouble. Join Sniff as she discovers how helpful family can be in times of need.

63 pages

A Dog Named Sniff—Book 3 by Jenny Phillips

$6.99
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Level 1A

Surprise! Sniff is having puppies! The little girl is so excited about the new arrivals but feels sad when it is time to find homes for the sweet pups. One by one, the puppies are chosen and carried away—all except one. Come along with the girl and her best pal, Sniff, as they search for a home for the littlest puppy.

63 pages

Badger Hills Farm Series

Explore the book previously included in the Grades 3–5 Summer Reading Pack, The Secret Door, and the rest of the Badger Hills Farm Series. A PDF version of the Summer Reading Pack items (excluding the book) can be downloaded below.

The Secret Door by Jenny Phillips

$7.49
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Level 3B

Timothy and Zoey’s family has just inherited a unique 177-acre farm. When they learn about a secret door somewhere in their home, the adventures begin! As Christmas approaches, joy is in the air, and new experiences are around every turn. But through it all, they don’t forget about their quest to find the secret door. This first book in the Badger Hills Farm series is packed with feel-good messages about family and faith within an exciting, action-packed storyline.

122 pages

The Secret Door is book 1 of the Badger Hills Farm series.

The Hidden Room by Jenny Phillips

$7.49
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Level 3B

When they discover a secret door in their home, Zoey and Timothy are curious to explore what lies behind it. They find themselves in a hidden room full of objects that hold far more questions than answers. Join Timothy, Zoey, and company as they unlock the clues to solve their second mystery at Badger Hills Farm!

123 pages

The Hidden Room is book 2 of the Badger Hills Farm series.

Message on the Stamps by Jenny Phillips

$7.49
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Level 3B

Come back to Badger Hills Farm, a large tract of peaceful land nestled right inside a bustling city. Tag along with Timothy, Zoey, and their family as they uncover clues, scare invaders off the farm, and get help from their friends to solve the mystery of an old stamp collection found in the hidden room.

120 pages

Message on the Stamps is book 3 of the Badger Hills Farm series.

Oak Tree Mystery by Jenny Phillips

$7.49
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Level 3B

Spring has come to Badger Hills Farm, and with it, new mysteries for the family to solve! But while they decipher another series of clues on the farm, Zoey encounters a few mysteries of her own. Join Zoey, Timothy, and their family as they unravel more surprises from the farm—and from life.

137 pages

Oak Tree Mystery is book 4 of the Badger Hills Farm series.

Clue in the Chimney by Jenny Phillips

$7.49
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Level 3B

The Todds have some exciting news to share and so much more to discover as they continue to unlock the mysteries of the objects found in the hidden room. No one could have expected that behind the bricks of their own chimney lay unbelievable surprises that would lead the family far from home on their biggest adventure yet!

123 pages

Clue in the Chimney is book 5 of the Badger Hills Farm series.

The Hills of Hirzel by Jenny Phillips

$7.49
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Level 3B

The final clue for Timothy and his family to solve lies in the beautiful Swiss countryside. But when answers only lead to more questions, and some important things go missing, Timothy worries that they might end up losing Badger Hills Farm altogether. It becomes clear that finding the greatest treasure of all will require the help of some wonderful new friends.

148 pages

The Hills of Hirzel is book 6 of the Badger Hills Farm series.

Lantern Lane

Explore the book previously included in the Grades 6+ Summer Reading Pack, Lantern Lane–Book 1. A PDF version of the Summer Reading Pack items (excluding the book) can be downloaded below.

Lantern Lane Book 1 by Tessa Greene

$7.49
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Level 6

By Tessa Greene

Citizens from the Kingdom of Trielle who dared to journey into the ominous, dark forest just outside the village were usually never seen again. Thus, Lantern Lane was created and lined with huge, beckoning lanterns set aglow each night. Fourteen-year-old Letty is perfectly content with her life on Lantern Lane until she faces her father’s mysterious disappearance and then is mistaken for the princess’s runaway lady-in-waiting. Whisked to the castle, Letty finds herself in a whole new world as she encounters daunting experiences and unexpected adventures. Featuring beautiful writing, a hallmark of The Good and the Beautiful literature, Book 1 of Lantern Lane is sure to uplift, entertain, and inspire.

121 pages

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    Download includes PDF version of these items for printing at home:

    • Create-your-own hiking scene reading chart
    • Stickers
    • 2 bookmarks

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    FAQs

    I already have the book(s) that comes in the Summer Reading Pack. Can I exchange it for another book?

    The reading packs are set for each grade level. Unfortunately, we are not able to substitute the books from the reading packs. We hope you understand. We do offer the Summer Reading Program trifold, stickers, and bookmarks as a PDF download so you can use all items and substitute a book or prize of your choice.

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    *$1.79 shipping per pack only available for shipping addresses within the contiguous United States. Hawaii, Alaska, and international orders will be charged standard shipping rates. Summer Reading Program offer available online only (not available in our storefront). Limit one per child in your household. Promotion starts May 1, 2024, while supplies last. Summer Reading Packs do not qualify as a purchased book for our Buy 5 Bookshop Books Get Free Shipping promotion. If your order does qualify for free shipping (see details here), any Summer Reading Packs, along with all items in your order, will ship free.