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  • Read Magazines Online

    We have a wide variety of magazines for boys of all ages that can be read on a laptop, tablet, or phone. See our Flipster magazine collection here.

    Please note that our username and password for Flipster have changed. To receive the new username and password, please fill out this form. 
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  • Summer Reading

    Our 2021 Summer Reading Lists are here! Check out these updated reading lists for ideas for what to read over the summer months and all year round. If you are entering grades 5-8, don't forget that you need to read a book for your back-to-school book discussion.  Check out which book you are reading on the book discussion list. Looking for more reading material? Don't forget that we have digital magazines!

    Required Reading
    Students entering:

    KINDERGARTEN
    Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev
    All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold
     
    FIRST GRADE
    The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
     Same, Same but Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

    SECOND GRADE
    Clementine  by Sara Pennypacker
     
    THIRD GRADE
    The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
    Students should read at least two other books and can read the required book by themselves or listen to a parent reading it aloud.

    FOURTH GRADE
    The Best of Iggy by Annie Barrows
    Students should read at least three other books.

    FIFTH GRADE
    Pie in the Sky by Remi Lai
    Students should read at least three other books, including their assigned book discussion book.
    Check here for your assigned book and prepare for a discussion.

    SIXTH GRADE
    Students should read at least four books, including a mystery and their assigned book discussion book.
    Check here for your assigned book and prepare for a discussion. Click here for a copy of the reading log.

    SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE
    We encourage all students entering Seventh and Eighth Grade to read five books, including the assigned book discussion book. 
    Check here for your assigned book and prepare for a discussion.
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  • Summer Listening

    Check out these playlists of podcasts on a variety of topics, specially curated for children in elementary school and middle school
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  • Access Your New York Times Account

    All students, faculty, and staff with an Allen-Stevenson email address are able to set up a New York Times account, paid for by the school. Use this link to set up your account and remember to use your school email address. Once a year, you will lose access to your account and must prove that you are still a member of the A-S community. Revalidate your account using this link.
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  • Submit Your Library Questions Here.

    Any questions about library books, library accounts, or anything else to do with the library should be sent via this Google form.
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