Friday, June 7, 2013

Summer Reading Lists

You've maybe heard of it--the "summer slide" students may experience in their time away from school.
The good news is that kids who read during the summer months have improved reading test scores and often perform better in school. So, what are you going to read this summer?

This Middle School Summer Reading List breaks down books in Grades 5 - 9 and provides a quick summary of some popular titles like these:

School Library Journal offers this list for those of you who prefer to read something funny, like these:

Finally, Barnes & Noble offers a great summer reading program with book lists geared at preK - 6th graders. Join their program and take advantage of prizes, too! Take a look at a few of their recommended titles:
Still looking for more to read? Check out the Grimes Public Library and Dallas Center Roy R. Estle Public Library for suggestions related to their summer reading programs (and their summer activities for kids!), or you can CLICK HERE for additional online lists. Happy reading! I'm eager to talk with you in August about what you read!

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