Abington READS!

Here I am getting our teen volunteers signed in

I’ve been running a program this summer called Abington READS! It’s a buddy-reading program where we match teen volunteers with beginning readers (Grades K-2). They read picture books and easy readers together. Teens are encouraged to let the children read to them. This builds children’s confidence as they start learning one of life’s most important skills.

It’s a great way to keep up children’s reading skills over the summer. Teens also feel empowered as they inspire a new generation of readers. I’ve loved doing this program and look forward doing this year after year.

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More Summer Reading Lists – 2012

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Even more summer reading lists!


Oprah Summer Reading

ImageOprah’s Summer Reading is the adult version of a school summer reading list… but usually with more murder, spirituality, and extra-marital affairs.

Here’s this year’s list. I gotta go memorize it now and get used to putting lots of holds on these titles for the next few months.