Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Summer Reading Can Help Students Avoid The "Summer Set Back"

The Colorado State Library systems suggested reading over the summer break helps to prevent "Summer Set Back". According to the American Library Association the benefits to readers in a summer reading program include:
  • encouragement that reading become a lifelong habit
  • reluctant readers can be drawn in by the activities
  • reading over the summer helps children keep their skills up
  • the program can generate interest in the library and books
PGCPS summer reading list can be obtained from any Prince George's County Public Library or by simply clicking on the link below:

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