Summer Reading Resources
Make sure to keep up with your reading over the summer to be ready for a new school year! The resources on this page will help you combat the summer slide - check them out and have FUN!
Reading helps you:
understand the world & have empathy for others
build your imagination and be more creative
build vocabulary & writing skills
perform better in school
relax at bedtime
Story Time from Space - astronauts read books from space!
StoryLine Online - books read by celebs
Harper Kids Storytime Read Alouds Playlist
Read, Wonder and Learn - Authors & Illustrators read from their books
Your Public Library contains audiobook and ebook collections, as well as databases (available under the research/resources menu) such as Tumblebooks and Bookflix.
If you do not have a library card, you may apply for one online and begin using online resources immediately.
Studies have shown that listening to books have many of the same benefits as independent reading, such as improving fluency and building vocabulary. Furthermore, listening to audiobooks allows students to read books that may be too difficult for them to read themselves. They are also a good option for students who are reluctant readers.