Here are some reasons why you should TAKE TIME TO READ and enjoy the benefits of reading.
- Books can help develop your vital language skills (Improve your vocabulary and spelling skills.)
- Relax and de-stress – reading can open up new worlds and enrich your imaginative experience.
- Reading also develops your social skills. (Share what you’ve read with others.)
- Enhance your brain power, improve your hand-eye coordination.
Please click on the following to bring you to the suggested reading list page per grade level. Should you have great titles or authors in mind, feel free to contact us or leave a response under this post.
Barracca, Debra, Sal Barracca, and Mark Buehner (illus.). “Education World® : Books in Education : Summer Reading : Second-Grade Book List.”Education World® The Educator’s Best Friend. 10 Sep. 2009 http://www.education-world.com/summer_reading/2nd_grade.shtml
Brown, Marc. “Middle School Adventures.” Teacher Book Wizard: Find Children’s Books by Reading Level, Topic, Genre. Level Books | Scholastic.com. 8 Sep. 2009 http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/viewBooklist.do?shared=true&booklistId=1001637
Harford County Public Library Home Page. 10 Sep. 2009 http://www.hcplonline.info/kids/booklists/elementary/Grade1_new.pdf
“HAISLN Recommended Reading Lists 2009.” Houston Area Independent Schools Library Network. 8 Sep. 2009 http://www.haisln.org/recommendedreadinglists.html
“Importance of Reading – Great Reading Benefits.” Free Articles | Submit Articles | Article Directory – ArticleClick.com. 8 Sep. 2009 http://www.articleclick.com/Article/Importance-of-Reading-Great-Reading-Benefits/1029177
RINET (Rhode Island Network for Educational Technology). 10 Sep. 2009 <http://www.ri.net/RInet/Mercymount/Files/READING%20LIST.pdf>.
Robinson, Barbara. “Education World® : Books in Education : Summer Reading : Third-Grade Book List.” Education World® The Educator’s Best Friend. 8 Sep. 2009 http://www.education-world.com/summer_reading/3rd_grade.shtml
“Top 10 children’s books, children’s reading lists, reading lists, read aloud books, baby books, top 10 books..”Hedgehog Online Children’s Bookstore . 8 Sep. 2009. http://www.hedgehogbooks.com/top10.html
Viorst, Judith, and Ray Cruz (illus.). “Education World® : Books in Education : Summer Reading : First-Grade Book List.” Education World® The Educator’s Best Friend. 10 Sep. 2009 http://www.education-world.com/summer_reading/1st_grade.shtml
Vito, Barbara Freedman-De. “Why Reading Is So Important For Children – Child Development – Parenting – Family Resource.” Family Resource. 8 Sep. 2009 http://www.familyresource.com/parenting/child-development/why-reading-is-so-important-for-children