Summer Reading Resources*
Literacy Games & Activities
*Find a variety of reading games and activities for K-3 on PBS Kids!
*Storyline Online features a selection of picture books read aloud by actors.
*ReadWriteThink has a variety of interactive activities for readers from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
*Younger readers (ages 3-7) may enjoy the games on the Scholastic website.
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* The Rochester Hills Public Library's 100 Books Every Child Should Experience
*The American Library Association's 2014 Notable Children's Books list.
* You can also find the ALA's Notable Books lists from previous years here.
* The National Education Association's site features 50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Read; the top 100 books as chosen by surveyed children; and the top 100 books according to a survey of teachers.
* The website Flashlight Worthy rounds up every Caldecott winning book, along with other worthy lists.
* Our own RCS Media Specialists also created some recommended reading lists by reading level.
Summer Reading Incentives
* The Rochester Hills Public Library is offering its annual Summer Reading Program again this year.
*Barnes and Noble also offers a summer reading incentive.
Reading Rockets is a treasure trove of information about raising readers.
* Check out their excellent Start with a Book feature, which gives ideas for great summer activities and book picks based on themes.
* You can receive a daily summer reading tip via text message from Reading Rockets in English or Spanish. Sign up here!
*Parents, although I have linked to reputable sites, remember to always monitor your child's internet use!