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Start with a Book

Ricky Rocket

Books and activities for summer reading and learning from Reading Rockets

Start With a Book: Books and activities for summer reading and summer learning
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Start with a book ... for a summer full of reading and learning!

“Not only does Start with a Book recommend excellent age-appropriate books, it makes it easy to make the crucial real life connections to those books that build the background knowledge and vocabulary kids need. I love how this useful tool has helped the parents and volunteers we work with to motivate kids and excite them about books and reading.”
— Eileen Hanning, literacy consultant and founder of Read, Learn, Reach