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AUGUST 3, 2020

Pandemic Reading: Follett Reveals the Top eBook and Audiobook Checkouts at End of School Year

BY SLJ STAFF


In the first two weeks of June, as the 2019-20 school year crawled to a close and the pandemic postponed or canceled graduations, proms, and spring sports, young readers turned to the comfort of trusted authors and old standby series. 

Follett Students’ Choice ranks the top ebook and audiobook titles checked out by reading level (Grades K-3, Grades 3-6, Grades 5-8, and Young Adult) as determined by information gathered by Follett Destiny® Library Manager, a service used by more than 60,000 schools. The elementary and middle grade lists are dominated by Kate DiCamillo, Jeff Kinney, Katherine Applegate, and Rick Riordan. Lois Lowry, and Suzanne Collins have multiple titles in the Top 25 lists, as well.

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