This Cute Mobile Library Keeps Kids Learning During Summer

This Cute Mobile Library Keeps Kids Learning During Summer

Book Culture

It would be impossible to overstate the importance of summer reading and the threat of that pesky “summer slide” that affects each and every classroom. To combat this dreaded phenomenon, Scholastic came up with the idea for “Read-a-Palooza” to help inspire kids to read… and the town of Sapulpa in Oklahoma has come up with their own unique way. A book & snack mobile has recently started making the rounds through the town of Sapulpa from 9:00AM to 12:10PM, making four stops to offer children books to read and snacks to munch on. One of the biggest challenges teachers face …

Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Is Back!

Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Is Back!

As kids, summer reading may have been the most dreaded thing on our minds as the final school days of June ticked by and thoughts of swimming and sleeping until noon filled our heads. Well, for those of us who weren’t absolute bookworms anyway. No matter how many times a teacher or parent told us it was important, we didn’t want to do it. I’m sure more than half of us didn’t even pick up one of those assigned books until the last weeks of August when it became a race to get it done before the first day back. …