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    Studies show that by reading just 12 books over the summer can help lessen summer learning loss and keep kids' minds sharp.

    "Classics" doesn't quite cover it. These are the books your kids will wear out from reading over and over and over again.

    10 Must read book for your child must read with your child! The ability to comprehend far exceeds a young child's ability to read. Don't just read picture books to young children; expose them to great literature!

    Picture books for teaching character.

    Get your kid's nose in a book this summer instead of a screen. 25 Chapter Books for Summer Reading

    summer reading ideas for kids

    book lists

    50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12

    Cool way to help kids study important people, like US presidents or general authorities.

    50 Great Read Alouds books that your kids will LOVE (and you will enjoy reading to them!)

    All-Time Best Book Series for 10-Year-Olds Keep your kids busy reading with series they won't be able to put down. | me, for Scholastic

    Reading lists by grade level. :)

    Reading over the summer helps prevent summer learning loss. A list of age-appropriate books for a child who will be a fourth grader in the fall. #overstuffedlife

    20 chapter books for tweens (around ages 9-12); perfect for a summer reading list.

    Read these top preschooler books for National Reading Month (March).

    MUST get "Half Magic" for my almost 3rd grader! Great book list for kids going into 3rd and 6th grade from Pragmatic Mom.

    Reading aloud with my kids is one of my new "intentional parenting" goals, and I recently found a list of 100 books to read with kids that I thought might be a good place to start.

    Summer of Service. Ideas for keeping kids busy during the summer by helping others. Great idea.

    Summer reading list for 8-year-old girl going into 3rd grade.

    The 50 Best Read-Aloud Chapter Books for Young Kids

    Some ideas on how to get your kids to LOVE reading. I know you know it's important, but how do you do it? @ Pulling Curls