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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 11:56 AM CDT

Tips for Helping Children Improve Reading Skills

Tips for Helping Children Improve Reading Skills

Summer is the perfect time for fun with family -- and that fun can include learning! Reading Partners North Texas is encouraging parents to read with their children this summer. Not just reading, but really...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 11:31 AM CDT

Reading with You Book of the Week: 'Juneteenth Jamboree'

Reading with You Book of the Week: 'Juneteenth Jamboree'

The featured book for June 17-23 is "Juneteenth Jamboree" by Carole Boston Weatherford.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:11 PM CDT

Summer Reading Helps Retain Skills, Keeps Kids Ahead

Summer Reading Helps Retain Skills, Keeps Kids Ahead

NBC 5 Reading With You aims to encourage students to read to help prevent summer slide.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 05:10 PM CDT

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 Encourage Students to Read This Summer

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 Encourage Students to Read This Summer

Wayne Carter and Laura Harris read to kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Dallas Tuesday at the Reading With You Festival.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 05:05 PM CDT

Reading Partners Helps Young Students Improve Reading Level

Reading Partners Helps Young Students Improve Reading Level

Reading Partners works with children from kindergarten through third grade to help get their reading levels up to grade level. The group worked with NBC 5/Telemundo 39 on the Reading With You summer initiative.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 04:58 PM CDT

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 Host 'Reading With You' Festival

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 Host 'Reading With You' Festival

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 hosted the Reading With You Festival at a Dallas Boys & Girls Club Tuesday. The programs aims to stop the "summer slide" and encourage students to continue to read over the...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:10 PM CDT

Summer Reading Helps Retain Skills, Keeps Kids Ahead

Summer Reading Helps Retain Skills, Keeps Kids Ahead

NBC 5 Reading With You aims to encourage students to read to help prevent summer slide.

Battle Summer Slide

This nine-week reading initiative encourages elementary-aged kids to read at least one book a week throughout the summer to help combat summer learning loss, often referred to as the "summer slide."

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Recommended Reading List

Recommended for Grades K-1:

A Big Guy Took My Ball!, Mo Willems
And Then Comes Summer, Tom Brenner
Lola Loves Stories, Anna McQuinn
Night Animals, Gianna Marino
Not Norman, Kelly Bennett
Storms, Miriam Busch Goin
The Word Collector, Peter H. Reynolds
This Is the Way We Go to School, Edith Baer
Whoever You Are, Mem Fox

Recommended for Grades 2-3:

A Chair for My Mother, Vera B. Williams
Abuela, Arthur Dorros
Diary of a Worm, Doreen Cronin
Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs, Tedd Arnold
Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy!, Thomas Flintham
Juneteenth Jamboree, Carole Boston Weatherford
Side By Side / Lado a lado, Monica Brown
Tía Isa Wants a Car, Meg Medina
What If You Had Animal Eyes!?, Sandra Markle

Recommended for Grades 4-5:

Deadliest Animals, Melissa Stewart
Flora & Ulysses, Kate DiCamillo
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor, Jon Scieszka
Ghosts, Raina Telgemeier
Maximilian & the Mystery of the Guardian Angel, Xavier Garza
Soccermania, Juan Pablo Lombana
The Bad Guys, Aaron Blabey
The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate
Ugly Cat & Pablo, Isabel Quintero