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Best Summer Books 2016

Finding the best summer books isn’t always easy to do.  This post will list for you the best summer books 2016 to help you make the search a little easier. Suggested or required summer reading assignments are traditionally made by teachers and schools to encourage children to remain active in their learning. Reading 20 minutes a day helps to build literacy and vocabulary skills

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Summer Reading Programs for Children

A child’s ability to read improves through practice.  Students read often during the school year whether in class or as homework or maybe even for fun.  However during the lazy days of summer, it can be easy to let your child’s reading slip away.  Fortunately you can find many fun summer reading programs that will motivate your child to keep reading throughout the summer.

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Fun Books for Summer

Do you struggle to keep your children reading all summer long?  Do your children complain that books are boring?  You can help your children enjoy reading by suggesting some of these fun books next time you are at the library or bookstore. Picture Books To the Beach! by Linda Ashman – This fun book tells the story of a family on the way to

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Great Summer Read-Alouds for All Ages

Great Summer Read-Alouds for All Ages During the summer months, bedtime is a great time to snuggle up with your children in bed for a read-aloud story.  You can even take turns if your children are independent readers.  Reading aloud helps to build phonemic awareness and decoding skills as well as building an intrinsic desire for reading. Read-Aloud Books by Roald Dahl Roald Dahl

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Tween Story Favorites – Summer Story Selections

Tween Story Favorites To continue our series on summer story selections, this post will focus on tween story favorites for 2014.  Many of the popular tween story favorites may not have a summer theme, but are high quality stories that will get your child to practice their reading while learning from engaging novels. Flush by Carl Hiaasen One of my personal stories is Flush

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Picture Books – Summer Story Selections

Summer Story Selections Picture books are fun reading for all ages.  Despite being called “picture books”, they actually offer both great illustrations as well as engaging stories.  Many times. the stories even involve repetition or rhyme, which is great for early readers. Picture Books One great summer picture book is Just One More by Jennifer Hansen Rolli.  This is a new story that just

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Leveled Reading – Summer Story Selections

Summer Story Selections With longer days and more time in the evening to relax and unwind, summer is a great time to spend those evenings with your children reading.  Reading before bedtime is a great routine that you can start in the summer and then continue once school starts back up.  Starting off your new routine is great with some fun summer reads.  In

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