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July Early Literacy Tip

Connect Reading to Summer Activities

Connect your reading choices to favorite summer activities. When you read and discuss books about things your children are experiencing, you help them learn important vocabulary and extend their understanding. Our picture book collection is organized into categories to help you find just the right book:

Going on vacation? Check out Play: Vacation

Hunting for fireflies or other bugs in the backyard? Check out Animals: Bugs

Going to a baseball game? Check out Play: Sports

Visiting relatives? Check out People: Family

Planning a picnic? Check out Stories: Food

Getting ready for back-to-school? Check out Me: First Day of School