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Summer Reading

Summer reading is not mandatory, it is highly suggested.

Reading during the summer is a great way to help prevent the "summer slide" while at home. Reading for just 20 minutes per day can do wonders for building vocabulary, developing critical thinking skills, and building a sense of empathy for other people. It's also a great way to keep busy and entertained over the long, hot days of summer!

 

If you need some book suggestions, here are some lists:

 

The Lawrence Library here in town also has some great programs and resources for the summer. You can even get a free library card online! Check out their kids page for some free resources from Scholastic.