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Dover Library: Summer Reading: Summer Reading - Start Here

Summer is Here!

It's time to sort out your summer holiday reading! This guide is a starting point for primary, middle, high school students and parents to access print, audio, and digital resources this summer. For top books selected by international school librarians in Singapore, the Red Dot Award shortlist is an excellent summer reading menu. 

New and Recommended

Recommended reading lists:

New York Times 10 Best Books of 2018 (US)

The Guardian Book Reviews (UK)

The Guardian Best Holiday Reads (UK)

University of California at Berkley's Recommended Reading List 2018 (US)

Amazon's Editors' picks (US)

Publisher Weekly's best summer reads 2018 (US)

YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2018 (US)

Kirkus reviews and recommended reading lists (US)

Michael Printz Award for young adult literature (US)

Man Booker International Prize (International)

Man Booker Prize (UK)

Man Booker Golden (UK)

Inky Award for young adult literature (AU)

Carnegie Medal nominations 2018 (UK)

gatesnotes Bill Gates 5 books worth reading this summer (US)