School’s Out—Reading’s In

For some, the countdown is over, and for others it is nearing the end. It’s time for summer reading! A wonderful source for reading ideas is your local library. I can’t imagine a public library without a summer reading program, so check out the one nearest you. Your library website may have suggestions for books […]

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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 […]