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All Summer reading: For teachers and librarians articles

By: Reading Rockets (2012)
Reading Rockets has packed a "virtual beach bag" of activities for teachers to help families get ready for summer and to launch students to fun, enriching summertime experiences. Educators will find materials to download and distribute as well as ideas and resources to offer to students and parents to help ensure summer learning gain rather than loss.

By: Anne McGill-Franzen, Richard Allington (2004)
Many kids lose ground during the summer months, especially those from low income families. Part of the problem is that many students don't have easy access to books. This article presents some suggestions for what schools can do.

By: Walter Minkel (2003)
If you're a children's librarian who wants to promote an upcoming summer reading program at your public library, start by targeting the local schools. After all, that's where the children are.

"Wear the old coat and buy the new book." — Austin Phelps