Degrees and Certifications:
Every year, 15 books are chosen as the Sunshine State Young Reader Award books by librarians from across Florida. Myakka particiaptes in this program to encourage independent reading and foster community among our intermediate students. Students in Grade 3-5 can choose to participate in our Sunshine State progam by reading 3 or more books from the chosen list. Students who have read and passed the AR quiz (70% and higher) will vote on their favorite book in May. Their vote counts toward the final award winning Sunshine State book.
Here are the incentives for reading the SSYRA books:
Read 3 or more books and you will get to vote on your favorite in May
Read 5 or more books and you will be invited to our Myakka Book Party at the end of the year
Read ALL 15 books and you wil recieve a trophy at our End-of-the-Year Awards Ceremony