Author James Patterson and myON Aim to Increase Summer Reading

James Patterson is offering special access to his new book, Treasure Hunters,to all students using myON.

Patterson, creator of, is a long-standing supporter of children’s literacy and the importance of reading in a child’s development. The first in a new series of books, Treasure Hunters tells the adventures of the Kidd family as they embark on a quest for treasure. The adventure series is recommended for students in grades 3-7.

To further encourage students to read, Patterson filmed a public service announcement, will be featured on Education Talk Radio for a 30-minute segment and will partner with myON in inviting students, teachers and parents to participate in myON’s first national book talk on September 15th. If the readers have questions for the author, they can submit them in the “Write a Review” section after finishing the book. Some of those questions will be shared during the national book talk.

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