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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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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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Tips & Advice

I Know What You Did(n’t Read) Last Summer

With September looming on the calendar, how do you get your kids back on track with books? Here are a few easy strategies for readers of all ages.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Make a Date with Hogwarts: 7 Ways to Read Harry Potter as a Family

If you’re looking for some fun ways to stretch out your time with Harry and his friends, and make this special series a family event, we have some suggestions.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Brightly's Summer Reading Fun Packs (2015)

From summer reading lists to learning games, printable activities, and road trip listens, find everything you need to make this a fun-filled, book-filled summer.

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Growing Reader

Stop the Slide! Summer Learning Loss Prevention Tips for 6- to 8-Year-Olds

Summer learning loss isn’t a myth. But just a few minutes of learning a day can keep kids’ brains from becoming sieves over the summer.

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Tween

Summer Fun for Kids Ages 9 to 12: Reading Lists, Activities, and More

Challenge tweens to make their way through our summer reading lists -- don't forget to print out Brightly's Summer Fun Pack at the first cry of boredom.

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