I hope everyone has a great summer!!!!

Here are some tips on what you can do over the summer to help your child prepare for 1st grade:

Summer reading tips:

Summer reading is a great way to get your child interested in books, on his or her own terms. For the best books for first grade summer reading, we turned to the nation’s finest independent bookstores to get their favorites, from classics to new releases, swashbuckling adventures to the just plain fun, silly, or sweet. Here are their recommendations for a summertime full of fantastic books:


more book suggestions:

Caldecott Medal Winners for grades 1-2