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Book of the Week: ‘Tia Isa Wants a Car’

Book of the Week: ‘Tia Isa Wants a Car’

This week's featured book is "Tia Isa Wants A Car’’, by Meg Medina.

Jul 16, 2019

Literacy Tips for Children With Learning Disabilities

Literacy Tips for Children With Learning Disabilities

Children with learning disabilities often have a difficult time reading. It's not that they don't like to read, but rather, they need help getting to where they need to be. Reading Partners North Texas has some...

Jul 15, 2019

Book of the Week: ‘The One and Only Ivan'

Book of the Week: ‘The One and Only Ivan'

The featured book for July 15-21 is "The One and Only Ivan" by Katherine Applegate.

Jul 9, 2019

Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

Librarians in Denton Independent School District created a mobile library that could bring books to communities in their district which don’t have a library nearby, even in the summer months.

Jul 2, 2019

Helping a Child Read at Grade Level at Home

Helping a Child Read at Grade Level at Home

Reading Partners North Texas, a national literacy non-profit, understands that parents are very busy. Often, reading gets put on the back burner, especially during the summer. So there are ways you can work...

Jul 2, 2019

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Not Norman’

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Not Norman’

This week's featured book is Not Norman: A Goldfish Story by Kelly Bennett, perfect for Kindergarten to first grade students.

Jul 9, 2019

Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘The Word Collector'

Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘The Word Collector'

The featured book for July 8-14 is "The Word Collector" by Peter H. Reynolds

Jun 25, 2019

Soccer Players Say Reading Mixes Well With Their Sport

Soccer Players Say Reading Mixes Well With Their Sport

Soccer in the summer is not just for World Cup players. FC Dallas welcomes students to come and hone their skills throughout the summer -- but when not on the pitch, the team wants players to pick up a book and...

Jun 25, 2019

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Soccermania’

NBC 5’s Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Soccermania’

The featured book for June 24-30 is Soccermania by Juan Pablo Lombana.

Jun 19, 2019

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.

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