Keep children, tweens, and teens involved in literacy this summer. Here are 5 tips:

  1. Families planning a summer trip? Have children K-12 assist in researching states using CultureGrams-States Edition. Find Quick Facts, trivia, recipes, state symbols, famous people, history, and even listen to the birdsongs of state birds.
  2. Fun songs, animated storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, and puzzles are found in Tumblebooks, e-books for e-kids.
  3. Taking children to the zoo this summer? Host a fact-finding contest by having then explore animals by habitat, group, or name using Britannica's Animal Kingdom.
  4. Help kids and teens locate titles for good summer reads by using NoveList Plus to find read-alikes, books by genre, or award winners.
  5. Do the kids, tweens, or teens like to draw, sing, or cook?  Time them on how fast they can identify a noted artist, entertainer, or chef and tell you fast fact using Gale in Context: Biography.