Stop the Summer Reading Slide

How Parents Can Help Their Children Stay on Track...

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Reading with Your Kids

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Talk About It! Comprehension Conversations

Summer Activity Guides

Family Education Summer Learning Activities

A great, parent-friendly collection of ideas and tips for learning during the summer.

Local Resources

Finding the Right Read

Texas Education Agency: Find A Book

An easy way to select books based on a child’s interests and reading level.

Start with A Book

This parent-friendly site has suggestions for books and learning activities for the summer.

EPIC Books

Epic! is the Leading Digital Library for Kids 12 & Under

Unite for Literacy

Digital Library Site


High-interest non-fiction for kids! Students can keep reading all summer in their Summer Reading Clubs!

Smithsonian Tween Tribute

High-interest non-fiction articles for your tween and teen.

Time for Kids

Engage. Empower. Inspire. Authentic journalism to motivate curious minds.

Literacy in the Sciences

tip sheets all about literacy in the sciences are written just for parents, and are available in English and Spanish. Each tip sheet includes simple activities you can do with your child to build literacy and beginning science skills.

Write About It


Chronicle all your summer fun in an online diary!

Good Reads

Keep your reading log alive with your own book reviews!

More Summer Fun