As a nanny during the summer I have had to make sure that the kids complete their summer reading for school. However, I also want to show them how great reading can be and fun it can be to get completely lost in a book.
When I was growing up I lived down the road from a library. I would spend hours there each week. One summer they had a book challenge for kids. The challenges would include things like read one mystery book, nonfiction book, or a book about space. I had so much fun that summer exploring the different varieties of books presented in the summer challenge.
This past summer I would take the kids to local libraries to pick up all different types of books. We would read the books we picked up in our forts, on the couch, under a tree, or at the pool. They loved reading all different types of books!
What were some of your favorite books growing up?