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Read At a Lake

Where will a book take you this summer? Don’t go JUMP in a lake; go READ at a it!  Today, we want you to take your book outside near a body of water.  Here in Cleveland, that might be Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes.  In your city, it could be the ocean, a […]

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Summer Reading Challenge

Kids!  This blog is for you!!  How much time will you spend reading this summer?  Can you spend 60 minutes reading?  500 minutes? ONE THOUSAND?!  Take the Simple Solutions Summer Reading Challenge and find out!  First, get your parents permission, then print out the game board below, and color a square for every 20 minutes you […]

Get Unplugged and Enjoy Reading for Pleasure

According to research, many parents say their kids watch even more television during the summer than they do at other times of the year. To get unplugged for a while, turn to a great summer book list like this one from readingrockets.org. Your kids can keep track of their reading progress using the reading log provided […]