- Make sure your kids have plenty of books
- Put books in convenient places (the car, living spaces, bathrooms)
- Encourage social reading
- Keep some time available for reading
- Visit your local library
- Enroll your child in summer reading programs
- Explore online reading sites
- Read aloud, together
- Be a good example
- Create a book club
- Let your child choose what he/she reads
- Read with a headlamp and stay up late
- Get help. Ask a librarian or bookstore employee for book suggestions
- Get your child their own library card
Beehive Book Awards: Award-winning picture books through Young Adult books
Overdrive: An extensive list of Juvenile through Young Adult book lists
Kiss the Book Blog: Book review site for children in grades K-12
Mid-Continent Public Library: Great resource for parents of kids who love to read series and sequels
Need help finding out more about books and their content for your children?
Common Sense Media Guide to Books This site provides resources to help you choose good books for your kids. It also has book lists that have been recommended by teachers, librarians and book critics for ages 2-18.
North Logan Library: Click for hours and activities
CCSD Literacy page: Summer Reading Links
Overdrive: This is an online resource that will give your children access to Ebooks, audiobooks, and more. All you need is a local library card, and you will gain access to thousands of books to capture the interest of various audiences. Contact Ashley Addis at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Use District username and password
You can also go to onlinelibrary.uen.org to find a larger selection of free ebooks.