Are you participating in summer reading programs this year? Need some great books to read? Look no further! I have poured over book list after book list to perfect the summer reading lists for my own kids this year. The book lists I have compiled are sorted by grade. Let’s start with the First Grade Summer Reading Book List.
Summer is great for having less academics to worry about, but going back to school is inevitable. Here are some ways that you can prevent the summer slide.
Do you participate in Summer Reading Programs with your children?
One of my fondest memories of summers growing up was participating in summer reading programs. I loved the competition of trying to as many books as possible. The prizes and being part of a large event helped keep me motivated all summer long. I have passed on this love of summer reading to my children. We participate in as many summer reading programs as possible! [Read more…]
Do you have favorite family Christmas stories? We look forward to reading these stories every year. They are unique and memorable. Perfect combination!
One of my favorite traditions is reading Christmas stories together as a family. We love browsing the Holiday section at the library and reading all the new Christmas books, but we have a few that we come back to every year. I like these stories because they don’t tell your usual tales of Santa, or baby Jesus. They have their own unique twist to make them especially memorable and meaningful. [Read more…]
It’s no secret that we love to read in our family. The ultimate punishment in our house is to ground someone from reading for the day. My kids read non-stop. Thankfully we have a GREAT team of children’s librarians at our library who do an amazing job at recommending books for my children to read.
But, what about reading material for grown ups? I used to walk into the library and look under my favorite authors, or call numbers for non-fiction books. I would get a little lost after reading all of those books. Starting multiple books that I never finished was getting old. Enter Goodreads.com