Summer Reading

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Brightly's Summer Reading Challenge for Kids — 2020 Edition

Brightly's 2020 Summer Reading Challenge offers kids a fun bingo card that they can cross out as they read books that fulfill each prompt, encouraging them to expand their reading horizons.

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Teen

Summer Reading: Book Lists and Tips for Every Age

Brightly has everything you need to get your family ready for summer reading. Find great summer reading lists and tips for all ages, book-inspired activities to entertain kids, funny audiobooks for families on the go, and so much more.

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Growing Reader

The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids Ages 6 – 8

Summer reading can be a joyful time of choice and exploration for growing readers. Here are some wonderful books for 6- to 8-year-olds to enjoy this summer.

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Teen

The Ultimate YA Summer Reading List

Whether you’re hoping to discover some fabulous debuts or read a new story from a favorite author, there is no shortage of good YA titles to read this summer.

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Pre-K

The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids Ages 3 – 5

These amazing summertime books will keep your preschooler engaged no matter what the season throws at you.

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Tween

The Ultimate Summer Reading List for Kids Ages 9 – 12

What books will entice your tweens to read this summer? The outstanding titles on this list offer something for every kind of 9- to 12-year-old reader!

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Growing Reader

Tween

Help Kids Power Up on Reading with These Super Series

Power reading is all about the joy of getting hooked by a story and then burning through books at a blazing pace. It’s a great way to reignite your kid’s enthusiasm for reading.

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Summer Reading Challenge for Kids — 2019 Edition

Filled with inspiring ways to play, learn, and explore this summer, our checklist of 20 interactive challenge ideas makes reading a fun adventure for kids.

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Tips & Advice

Reading Rewards That Work

Reading incentives can work, if used judiciously. Here’s how to know what’s a smart reward and what might morph into an exercise in frustration.

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Baby & Toddler

The Best Summery Board Books for Babies and Toddlers

We’ve rounded up twelve favorite board books to while away those sunny days and introduce your littlest reader to all the joys summer has to offer.

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Growing Reader

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Teen

The Best Children's and YA Books of August 2017

From an underwater retelling of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” to sparkly unicorns, wicked bugs, and twisty magic, there’s lots of reading fun to be had this month.

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Tips & Advice

Rated “R” for Required: How to Help Your Kids Tackle Their Required Summer Reading

Looking to motivate a not-so-motivated reader? Check out these simple tips for helping your child get through their required reading.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

The Best Children’s and YA Books of July 2017

July's new releases include exciting adventure stories, LOL-worthy comedies, edge-of-your-seat dramas, and thought-provoking historical fiction.

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Tween

8 Ways to Prevent Tweens from Backsliding This Summer

You can prevent dreaded summer learning loss by keeping your kids’ brains engaged throughout the summer. Here’s how.

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