Why Summer Reading is Important
Click on the links below for more informatioin about the importance of summer reading and the role of libraries in literacy.
Summer Reading Helps Students - School Library Journal, February 2002
The Role of Public Libraries in Children's Literacy Development: An Evaluation Report - Pennsylvania Library Association, 2001
Building Effective Programs for Summer Learning - U.S. Department of Education, 2000.
More Facts about Children, Reading and Libraries
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Center for Summer Learning (Johns Hopkins University)