Summer for us is hot and humid almost too hot to be outdoors for any length of time. It is important to have great books on hand and extra motivation to read whether indoors in the AC or outside under a tree in the shade. Today's What to Read Wednesday is a great resource for finding new titles.
Our featured post from last week was Summer Adventure Books from Joy in My Kitchen
You can find a state by state listing of Public Libraries here.
Kids through Grade 6 can earn a Free Book from Barnes and Noble this summer by reading 8 books and turning in a journal of them. See details here.
Scholastic has a free online summer reading program where kids can track minutes and books read and unlock new stories and surprises. Create a free account here.
Click here for a list of places including Pizza Hug and Chuck E. Cheese where kids can trade reading for prizes this summer.
Education World: Summer Reading Lists by Grade Level
American Library Association: Kindergarten through 5th Grade Summer Reading Lists
Various Kids and Teen Reading Lists for Summer
Washington Post: College Bound Kids' Summer Reading List
Free Printable: How to Make the Best Teen Summer Reading List
And now the link up:
- This list has our topics for 2015, but you don't have to stick to that, anything reading and family related is welcome
- Our hosts will still share a themed selection each week, but our link up will be for anything literature related and family friendly – always.
- If you'd like to join us as a co-host in the new year, please contact Katie.