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Summer Reads for Every Age

good bookAre you or a child in your life looking for some new reading material this summer? Here are a few lists of great summer books to check out.

 

 

Read Across America in June!

To ward off the learning loss that many children experience during the summer, sharing books is a great way to launch reading and learning adventures in your own community. Encourage readers of all ages to pull on their reading suits!

For Younger Readers

OVER AND UNDER THE POND by Kate Messner and art by Christopher Silas Neal (Chronicle, 2017)

As a small black boy and his mother paddle across a pond, she describes the plants and animals that inhabit that world in, under, and around the water.

Read, Discuss and Explore:

Warm summer days are ideal for combining reading and outdoor exploration. Take readers Over and Under the Pond and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt with books by Kate Messner before heading out on your own ecosystem adventure. Provide kids with a notebook to serve as their nature journal where they can sketch and note their outdoor observations, their feelings about nature, and any research they are inspired to undertake about specific plants or animals. Read more

Summer Reading: Resources, Book Lists, and Activity Ideas

When it comes to summer, reading may not be the first thing—or even in the top ten things—kids have in mind! But reading can be the ideal summer activity. It’s fun, portable, can involve the whole family, and will help children academically.

These resources can help you put good books into kids’ hands and connect them to vibrant summer learning adventures. Read more

Summer Reading: Resources, Book Lists, and Activity Ideas

When it comes to summer, reading may not be the first thing—or even in the top ten things—kids have in mind! But reading can be the ideal summer activity. It’s fun, portable, can involve the whole family, and will help children academically.

These resources can help you put good books into kids’ hands and connect them to vibrant summer learning adventures. Read more

Summer Reading: Resources, Recommendations, and Tips for Students and Parents

beach readingWhen it comes to summer, reading may not be the first thing—or even in the top 10 things—children have in mind. But reading can be the ideal summer activity. It’s fun, portable, can involve the whole family, and can help children academically.

These resources can help you put good books into kids’ hands and connect them to vibrant summer learning adventures. Read more

50 Best Books for Summer

Are your children are running low on reading material for the summer? If so, Scholastic has a list of the 50 Best Books for Summer that you might want to check out.

The list was compiled from teachers’ suggestions and includes humor, fantasy and adventure, nonfiction, realistic fiction,  magic and mystery, and picture books for kindergarten through eighth-graders.

Find the entire list here.