“Children who don’t read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect.”
This page is provided so that students can blog about their favorite books and parents can blog about ideas to keep children reading. For additional information about encouraging your child to read, visit Reading Rockets or ReadWriteThink.org. Find Award Winning Books here.
Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge
- Parent and Student Information English Spanish
General Information including suggested reading lists, and summer reading posters
Summer Reading Journal
Hartford Public Library’s Dig Into Reading Program
Favorite Book Blog
All posts must be respectful and should not include any information that will uniquely identify children (especially last names). Comments will not post immediately as they must be approved by the administrator of the website. For questions or concerns, please email Christine Colenbaugh.
You may want to add the following information in your comments:
– First Name
– Grade Entering in the Fall
– Favorite book and author’s name
– Reason you like the book so much
(don’t give too much information or you’ll spoil it for everyone)
– How many books you’ve read so far this summer