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Aug 13, 2019

Reading Partners North Texas Helps Local Students Excel

Reading Partners North Texas Helps Local Students Excel

Studies show that 75-percent of students who struggle with reading in the third grade will never catch up with their classmates. Those same students are four times as likely to drop out of high school.

Aug 12, 2019

Book of the Week is About School Children Around the World

Book of the Week is About School Children Around the World

This week's featured book is "This Is the Way We Go to School: A Book About Children Around the World" by Edith Baer, which is considered great for kindergarten and first grade.

Aug 6, 2019

Shooting Hoops and Reading Books With the Dallas Mavericks

Shooting Hoops and Reading Books With the Dallas Mavericks

NBC 5's Reading With You program teamed with Dorian Finney-Smith of the Dallas Mavericks to help combat summer slide. It's the term given to students who come back to school behind because they didn't read over...

Aug 6, 2019

Book of the Week: ‘Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs'

Book of the Week: ‘Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs'

This week's featured book is "Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs" by Tedd Arnold, which is considered great for 2nd and 3rd graders.

Jul 30, 2019

Reading Program Helps Kids and Shelter Pets

Reading Program Helps Kids and Shelter Pets

A unique reading program at the DFW Humane Society is helping both young people and shelter pets.

Jul 29, 2019

Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Flora and Ulysses'

Reading With You Book of the Week: ‘Flora and Ulysses'

This week's featured book is "Flora and Ulysses" by Kate DiCamillo.

Jul 23, 2019

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 Give Away Free Books, Host Reading Fest

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 Give Away Free Books, Host Reading Fest

NBC 5/Telemundo 39 hosted the stations first reading festival Tuesday. The reading festival, hosted at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (BGCD), was part of NBC 5/Telemundo 39's summer reading initiative,...

Jul 23, 2019

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.

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