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Kids Summer Reading

24 Books That Will Captivate Your Kids This Summer

Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal is grateful that her kid is in school for another week. She's sorry that the rest of your children are already running ...

Summer Learning Loss

Daan Braveman | Posted 11.17.2013 | College
Daan Braveman

As the summer ends and pre-K through 12 programs begin another school year, it is worthwhile to step back for a moment and reflect on the widespread problem of summer learning loss that occurs among children in primary and secondary schools.

Voices and Choices: The Secrets to Summer Reading and Writing Success

Pam Allyn | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Pam Allyn

Summer is an ideal time to empower children to master control of their reading lives. By supplementing the reading lists that are sent home with time for the child to match his passions to his reading, we give a child the sense that he is curating his own reading life.

New Chapter Books for Their Summer Reading List

Jordan B. Nielsen | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jordan B. Nielsen

Check out this list for some fresher titles that are as absorbing and fun as they are smart and substantial, sure to make both kids and their teachers (and thereby, you!) happy.

The Promise I Vow To Keep For My Family This Summer

Carissa K | Posted 07.27.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

The truth is that summer is special just by being summer. Special can't be orchestrated or planned. Special just is. I can take the pressure off myself and enjoy it, whatever shape and form summer takes.

Last Gasp Summer Reading Suggestions for Kids [VIDEO]

Monica Edinger | Posted 10.11.2011 | Parents
Monica Edinger

I asked Betsy Bird, a New York City librarian, if she'd join me in suggesting a few final fun reads for summer. Here is a video featuring the two of us, a bunch of books, and the occasional baby sound effects. Enjoy!

Summer Reading: 5 Tips To Get Your Child Reading This Summer

Kansas City Star | Aisha Sultan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading. It is one of the most essential things that kids can do when school's out. A 2002 report from National Summer Learning Association states tha...