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5 Surprisingly Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Reading This Summer

Reading over the summer can be even more fun thanks to pool party book swaps, a bag full of books at the beach and DIY cozy reading nooks even the adults will enjoy.

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Amazon’s Reading Programs Will Keep Your Kids Turning Pages This Summer

Two programs will get your K-12 kids excited about books!

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Your Summer Reading List Is Here

“If it has been some time since you were in a library, we encourage you to return, preferably for a leisurely visit with your children, during which you and they can savor time spent in the company of others.”

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Easy Summer Party Ideas You Can Pull Off

Summertime parties made easy: sign us up!

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Here’s How Kids Can Earn Free Books from Barnes & Noble This Summer

Make summer reading more rewarding with this freebie.

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Here’s How Your Kiddo Can Sign Up for the Free Scholastic Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading program has free e-books, virtual events, and more.

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14 Tips to Help Motivate Your Teen to Read

“In celebration of TeenTober, here are some tips to motivate your teen to read!”

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Caribu Partners with DC to Add 75+ Kid-Friendly Comics

The app offers unlimited interactive content options for kids ages 8-12 for free all summer.

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Your Kids Can Create with the Story Pirates This Summer

Kids will enjoy personalized interactive activities all month long

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Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Supports Literacy at Home While Schools are Closed

This free digital program provides engaging content to keep your kids motivated.

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The Best New Kids Books from June, July & August, 2019

We spent the summer devouring some of the best new kids books in publishing. Here are our picks.

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31 Ways to Spend Time Together As a Family in August

Get ready for fun because we’ve rounded the best family activities to do during this last month of summer.

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Summer Reading Tips for the Best Summer Ever

While summer is a time to relax and unwind, reading is especially important over summer vacation to neutralizing learning loss, improve comprehension and memory skills.

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A Diverse Summer Reading List for Young Readers

A short list of some of our favorite picture books and early chapter book series with diverse characters if you’d like to intentionally diversify your children’s summer reading options.

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8 Tips to Avoid ‘Summer Slide’

Practical tips to avoid ‘summer slide’ and keep your children excited about reading while school is out.

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These New STEAM-Themed Books Will Help Fend Off Summer Brain Drain

Keep those minds active and growing this summer!

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30 Things to Do with Kids in Washington D.C. This Summer

Here’s your ultimate summer bucket list that will take you straight through to Labor Day.

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Book It! Rewarding Summer Reading Programs for Kids

From a free ticket to the County Fair to free kids’ meals, here’s how your bookworms can reap the rewards for getting lost in a page-turner!

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Avoid Summer Brain Drain with LA’s Bear & Bud Book Club

Some super tips and tricks for making summer reading fun, brought to you by your friendly LA-mama experts.

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July Spoke Writing Challenge: Your Family’s Best Summer Ever!

Summer! Just the word transports us to long days of sunshine, beaches and BBQs, and kiddos running through sprinklers. Whether your family slows down or adventures the whole season long, we want you to submit all your stories that celebrate summertime.

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These 5 Easy Tips Will Keep Them Learning All Summer Long

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Did they seriously just hand my kids a packet of work to do over their already-activity-packed-ten-short-weeks of summer? Just the weight of the thing is overwhelming! Like, is this summer school for moms? I have been a tutor…

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8 Ways to Keep a Routine When You Don’t Have One

We’ve gathered a few tips that’ll manage expectations, keep everyone rested, and rally excitement for the next adventure.

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How to Get Kids to Love Summer Reading, According to an Expert

Want to help your kids fall in love with summer reading? Try these simple tips and tricks.

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Millions of Americans Got Free Amazon Credits From a Lawsuit & They Expire Saturday. Here’s How to Check

You could have a chunk of change to spend on Amazon and not even know about it.

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7 Things to Buy Before Summer Starts

With summer fast approaching, getting the essentials for all your activities can be overwhelming and your list can seem endless. Here are 7 items you should definitely buy before summer’s here.

Art supplies. Yes, art projects will keep your kid’s…

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5 Tips to Get the Kids Ready for Summer Break

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Summer means different things to different kids. For some, it means sleeping in until 9:30 and then heading out to play with friends. For others, it means the fun of camp. For still others, it means practicing some…

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Summer Reading Programs (That Kids Will Actually Enjoy)

Looking to prevent brain drain? Check out these excellent summer reading programs in the D.C. area. Bonus: They’re all free.

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14 New Books That Feel Like Old Classics

It’s time to change up the summer reading rotation. Make it easy on everyone by throwing in one (or all!) of these engaging page-turners.

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Today Is Summer Reading Day

 

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Today Is Summer Reading Day

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Short on ideas for summer reading ideas? Check out our list of
53 books to read before you turn 12.

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Make it a group thing by…

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30 Things to Do in NYC for $5 or Less Right Now

Yes, you can leave the house and not spend a fortune. Celebrate spring in NYC with these fun (and often free) activities!

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10 Summer Library Activities for Kids

During the summer, however, your neighborhood library branch is competing with playground sprinklers, walking barefoot in the grass, and swiftly melting ice-cream that won’t be eating itself, not to mention the latest Hollywood blockbuster. To counteract all that, the New…

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