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Summer Reading


The days are longer. School is or will soon be out. For lovers of books, reading season is upon us. What’s on your list?

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12 New Books We’re Reading This Summer (and 6 Not So New) New York Times, May 26
11 Summer Must-Reads for Young Readers The Root, May 31

Two great authors to get on that TBR list will be keynoting theWLU Summer Institute in St. Louis, MO, July 14-16.

  • Mitali Perkins speaks at the opening session on Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m. (This session is free to the public; non-convention registrants may sign up here.)
  • Donalyn Miller, aka the Book Whisperer, will speak at the closing session on Saturday, July 16 at 5:30 p.m.

How about adding some online learning to your summer reading adventures? These opportunities are 25% off until midnight CDT on June 1.

This course on formative assessment will have you thinking in all sorts of new ways about how to find out what your students are learning when they come back in the fall.

And this Web seminar on disciplinary reading would be great to watch and discuss with a team from your school.


There are lots of great summer reading and summer learning ideas to be found on ReadWriteThink. Check out this page on Bright Ideas for Summer and two podcasts, Chatting About Books for students and others grade K-5, and Text Messages for grades 6-12. 

To read more, check out the latest issue.


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