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Summer Reading

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.

A Talk With Steve Berry

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.10.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Steve Berry is the highly acclaimed, bestselling author of historical thrillers, including the Cotton Malone adventure series.

From the 'K'radle of Kindergarten to the Glory of Graduation

Kelly Trotter King | Posted 08.10.2013 | Parents
Kelly Trotter King

We all know that it takes a village nowadays to raise our children and carry them from Kindergarten to graduation, so consider today the day you just added me to your personal village.

Read This? Drink That

Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.05.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

Give one of these three books a try and see if they spark your tastebuds the way that they spark mine. I'd be surprised if you're not at the supermarket by page 50.

Reading Skills: A Key to Short- and Long-Term Career Success

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Many new college grads may be surprised when they enter their first interview with degree in-hand, only to be told another applicant landed the job, not because of the name of the school on their degree, but because they could communicate effectively, generate ideas, and demonstrate their skill in the field.

(Don't) Finish What You Started: In Defense of Not Reading Cover to Cover

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 08.04.2013 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

If after 50 pages I find my mind wandering to other things I could be doing, especially other books I could be reading, I usually tell myself it's alright to put this one aside.

25 Books You Should Read While You're Single

HowAboutWe | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women

One of the great perks of being unattached is the free time -- time that can be spent catching up on all the great reading you've been meaning to do for the last five years. Here's a list of the best choices for those blissfully quiet summer evenings.

This May Not Help You Lose Weight

Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy

We were all a hair's breadth away from having summer ruined by choosing the wrong beach book. Fortunately, Jimmy Fallon returned to air just in time t...

Books To Read Before You See The Movie This Summer

Posted 06.03.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Before you rush off to grab popcorn and chocolate-covered pretzels, sink your teeth into the majestic prose that's being adapted in...

Great leadership books for your summer reading list

Tom Fox | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

As summer approaches, there are a number of good books you may want to consider that will not necessarily make the top 10 lists but that will provide ...

Four Books Ideal for Summer

John J. Healey | Posted 07.30.2013 | Books
John J. Healey

Use the extra hours you'll gain to read a truly good book. I realize it is a novel and retro idea, but think about it. Become, as a reader, what Flaubert became as a writer.

15 New Books For Your Beach Bag

Posted 05.23.2013 | OWN

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrom...

A Summer Read for Change: 'Cut Dead But Still Alive'

Wayne Meisel | Posted 07.20.2013 | Religion
Wayne Meisel

A first book is not always notable, but in this case it is. "Cut Dead" isn't a book that came out to meet a tenure requirement. It is a call to action and a blueprint for a response.

9 Books to Get Kids Hooked on Reading for Life

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

From the classics to more recent must-reads, fantasy to funny, these essential books will engage, entertain and maybe even enlighten kids and teens.

How Can Low-Income Students Succeed?

Carol J. Carter | Posted 05.26.2013 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Poverty is complex, but one tool that is known to crack the poverty cycle is an education. Although many low-income parents may want their child to go to college, they may not know how to get them there.

Wintry Reading: The Greatest Escape

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

What better way to escape freezing rain, wind, snow and frigid temperatures than with a spicy little contemporary novel or a big, thick tome like the appropriately-titled Middlemarch?

A Home Schooling Curriculum for the End of the World (With Reading List)

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

This step-by-step manual contains pre-, during and post-apocalyptic teaching guides intended to home school your child in the dark of your very own, semi-submerged house, using your state's learning standards. It is applicable for grades K-12.

Student-Journalists Release Issue 43 of the Valencia Bay-farer

826 Valencia | Posted 12.01.2012 | San Francisco
826 Valencia

The Valencia Bay-farer is 826 Valencia's only in-house newspaper written for students by students (ages 8 to 13). We hope you enjoy these articles.

My Summer Reading

Bill Marriott | Posted 10.31.2012 | Books
Bill Marriott

I recently read, Eisenhower, The White House Years, by Jim Newton. In the past, I've read a lot of books about Eisenhower's life, especially his commanding role in the second world war. But, this is the first book I've read on his presidency.

4 Late Summer Reading Picks on Wine and Perfume

Mary Orlin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Mary Orlin

There's still time before the summer ends to pick up a book or two, especially when the subjects are wine or perfume.

Summer Reading Assignment Stirs Up Controversy At Tennessee STEM School

Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

The parents of a 14-year-old rising freshman at Hardin Valley Academy in Tennessee have taken issue with their son and his 450 classmates in the STEM ...

The Particular Personal Torture of Summer Reading Lists

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 10.14.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

There was a word to describe my condition. I liked to push duties away and wait for the very last minute. I still do. Why else would I wait all summer to write an article about waiting all summer?

Student Turns To Yahoo! Answers For Book Summary, Gets Schooled By Its Author

Posted 10.14.2012 | Education

As academic year is beginning at schools across the country, some students are scrambling to finish their summer assignments before the first day of c...

10 Business Books You Should Read This Summer

Melinda Emerson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Summertime isn't just for swimming when you want to start and grow a profitable small business. Yes, you should recharge with a summer vacation, but you should also find ways to add to your pool of knowledge about your industry, your customers and your competition.

PHOTOS: 10 Transporting End Of Summer Reads

Cheapflights | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

These books will transport you to exactly where you want to go. Consider it your dream vacation for $20 or less. Not bad, huh?