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More Thoughts on Summer Reading

Earlier this week, I posted a blog entry called In Defense of Summer Reading, and I love the conversation it’s sparked. Some more thoughts: Author   shares her thoughts on this topic in a post today, The Guiltless Pleasure of Summer Reading. My friend   , a future librarian finishing up her graduate work right […]

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In Defense of Summer Reading Freedom

I am a huge fan of reading.  And a huge fan of summer. But I am not a fan of Summer Reading Requirements for kids. That’s not to say I don’t think kids should read in the summer time.  I do.  At my house, you’ll find us all settling in with our books & sweaty glasses […]

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Summer Reading & Win Free Books

As a teacher, I’m often asked to recommend summer reading for kids.  I don’t like one-size-fits-all summer reading lists, but I often provide "idea lists" — with lots and lots of possibilities for lots of different kinds of readers.  Along those lines, I’m trying something new on my Twitter feed… Kate’s Great Summer Reads will […]

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The One Book to Read This Summer!

Actually, my students and I are offering up several dozen books for you to devour in the coming months… Thank you, thank you, thank you, cfaughnan !  My 7th grade students loved your project idea, THE ONE BOOK TO READ THIS SUMMER.  I promised I’d share their recommendations with the team and beyond, so here […]

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