Web Review: Summer Reading and Resources

Guides, tips and information of summer reading.

Reading Is Fundamental: RIF’s 2007 Summer Reading Guide

This compilation of summer reading resources includes suggestions for family activities (such as a “book-nic”), summer reading tips, and reading lists for children. The “Travel Reads” list features books with settings in many U.S. states and some international locations. From the non-profit literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental (RIF). [LII]

Tips for Summer Reading

Compilation of summer reading suggestions for parents, covering reading aloud to younger children, encouraging children to read and write, and tackling school summer reading lists. Includes a small section of annotated website links (some broken). From PBS Parents. [LII]

Reading Rockets

“Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.” Features articles on strategies to help children who struggle with reading and techniques for teaching reading, and suggested book lists (such as “Beyond Harry Potter” and “Young Detectives”). Also includes author interview videos and podcasts, blogs, research reports, and more. From public television station WETA. [LII]

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