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Being Bookish in the Sun: Keeping Up Summer Reading

boy with glassesYou know you put it somewhere — that summer reading list that most children get at the end of the school year. While it can be hard to get into reading during a sunny, splashy summer, studies show that children who continue to read actually gain skills that they otherwise may have lost. Reading during the summer is an excellent way to enrich the brain and keep it active and ready for September.

The best ways to make reading part of summer fun

Here are some tips for encouraging your kids to embrace reading, while still having fun in the sun.

Sustaining and enhancing your child's reading skills is an opportunity for relaxation and togetherness for all of you. Keep it enjoyable and it'll only add to the summer fun.

Reviewed by: Patrick S. Pasquariello Jr., MD
Date: July 2013

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