Remarkable Reading Recommendations — Honorable Mentions 2016

Here is the final installment of our Summer 2016 Remarkable Reading Recommendations! We hope you have enjoyed our lists! Up to this point, all of our posts highlighted different books featured on the Scholastic 2016 Summer Reading Booklist. Each of our posts also included a book for non-readers all the way through young adults, focused on a different theme. Did …

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Remarkable Reading Recommendations — Series 2016

Welcome back, readers! We hope you are enjoying our Remarkable Reading Recommendations for Summer 2016! Here is our third installment. All of our posts will highlight different books featured on the Scholastic 2016 Summer Reading Booklist. Each of our posts will focus on a different theme and will include a book for non-readers all the way through young adults. Did …

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Remarkable Reading Recommendations — Throwback 2016

Welcome back, readers! Here is the second installment of our Summer 2016 Remarkable Reading Recommendations! All of our posts will highlight different books featured on the Scholastic 2016 Summer Reading Booklist. Each of our posts will focus on a different theme and will include a book for non-readers all the way through young adults. Did you miss our Fiction booklist? …

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Remarkable Reading Recommendations — Fiction 2016

Welcome, readers, to the first installment of our Summer 2016 Remarkable Reading Recommendations! I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since we started this series. Personally, it’s my favorite time of the blogging year. With so many new books being released every year, I find that this is a terrific way to expose readers to new books. Old classics …

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Summer Motivation Series | Reading & Writing Activities

Welcome to the second part of our series on summer motivation. You may recall from our last post that research from the National Summer Learning Association indicates that students could lose up to two months of math knowledge over the summer. Other subjects, including reading and writing, are also affected. The result is students who are behind in learning, which …

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Coming Soon — 2016 Remarkable Reading Recommendations!

Books for infants through young adults Fiction, Non-Fiction, Just Released, Throwback, Series, and Honorable Mentions! Coming soon! Make sure you subscribe to our blog so you don’t miss out!   * * * 2015 Recap * * * Did you miss our 2015 Remarkable Reading Recommendations?  Catch up on last year’s lists: [ezcol_1half]Just Released Series[/ezcol_1half][ezcol_1half_end]Non-Fiction Throwback North Coast’s Best Picks[/ezcol_1half_end]   Remember …

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Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Starts Today!

Today is the official launch of Scholastic’s 2016 Summer Reading Challenge! This free challenge is designed to promote and engage children in reading.  Students can sign up for free accounts online where they can log the minutes they have read.  (What a great way to log progress with assigned books!)  As students reach milestones, they are awarded with virtual prizes. …

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