Updated for the Half Price Book summer reading program 2013.
The Half Price Books summer reading program for kids 14 and under gives out free Half Price Books gift cards to kids who read for at least 300 minutes during June and July.
The Half Price Books summer reading program for 2013 is called Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program and it runs from June 1 to July 31, 2013.
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Type of Reward Available From the Half Price Books Summer Reading Program:
If a child reads at least 300 minutes during June and July they can submit their reading log to get $5 worth of Half Price HPB Bookworm Bucks for each month
These back-to-school bucks can be used like a gift card to make a future purchase.
One lucky reader in each age group, per month and per store, will be randomly selected to get $20 HPB Gift Card.
How to Get Free Gift Cards From the Half Price Books Summer Reading Program:
Visit the Feed Your Brain Summer Reading Program website, select the Printables category and from there you can open up the Feed Your Brain reading log.
Each day your child reads during June and July have them write the number of minutes they've read on that day on the calendar. They can add up the total minutes at the bottom of the calendar.
After the child has read at least 300 minutes, fill out their name, age, total minutes, your initials, their age group, and your mailing information.
Cut out the completed part of the form and bring it into your local Half Price Books to get your free back-to-school bucks.
Limits to Be Aware Of:
Each child is limited to only $5 in Half Price Books back-to-school books.
How Your Information Is Used:
Submitting a Half Price Books summer reading program reading log does put you on the Half Price books postal mailing list. If you give them your email address you will be subscribed to their email newsletter.