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Dive into a Book Adventure

Dive into a Book Adventure! July 7

Summer learning loss during elementary school accounts for two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income children and their middle-income peers by ninth grade. Let imaginations run wild in books this summer. Under a tree, in makeshift tent, or at the local library, dive into a literary adventure!

Reading Challenges and Programs

Read With Malcolm | Discover the magic of reading

READCamp is the free virtual training camp for Summer Reading for K-12 students. Students participate in training, drills and practice in order to maintain literacy skills over the summer.

2020 Summer Reading Lists from ALSC

The lists are full of book titles to keep children engaged in reading throughout the summer. Four Summer Reading book lists are available for Birth-Preschool and grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8. Each list is available to download for free.

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All-New Scholastic Summer Read-a-Palooza

     This year, kids can build their avatar, make new friends, earn virtual rewards, and help unlock donations for kids with limited or no access to books by starting and keeping “reading streaks” in Scholastic Home Base when they read every day over the summer!

Start Your Reading Strea

Camp Book-It

Join BOOK IT for their first ever summer camp. Track kids’ reading for the summer months in their digital dashboard. If they meet their monthly reading goal, kids then receive a free Personal Pan Pizza from Pizza Hut! 

Start Your Reading Adventure

Free Books and Resources 

Multicultural and Social Justice Books

SocialJusticeBooks.org is a project of Teaching for Change, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write and change the world. Teaching for Change developed SocialJusticeBooks.org in 2017 to identify and promote the best multicultural and social justice children’s books.

Explore Multicultural Books

Reading is Fundamental

Soar with reading while summer is out with Reading Is Fundamental, the nation’s largest children’s literacy nonprofit. From RIF reading lists and a collection of free ebooks, to interactive materials on Literacy Central and a brand new Literacy Central app, Reading Is Fundamental has tools for every level to raise reading to new heights this summer and beyond.

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Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Join Dolly Parton as she reads children’s books from her Imagination Library. Double the fun by reading along if you have the book at home.
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Not signed up for Dolly Parton Imagination Library? in partnership with the Flint Public Library, every 0-5 year-old who lives in Flint you can sign up to receive a free book every month. Click the Link to sign up today.
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Storyline Online

Storyline Online

Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Storyline Online offers dozens of children books read by actors and free activity guides for kids.

Start Watching Now!

Reading & Writing Activities from Sesame Street in Communities

Get ready for reading fun with Sesame Street in Communities literacy resources. Reading together opens doors to new and exciting worlds. Nurturing an early love of reading helps kids build vocabulary and comprehension skills, which prepare them to succeed in school…and in life!

Start Your Reading Adventure