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

Summer Reading Tips to Go

The text message program for Summer 2018 is over. Be sure to come back in May 2019 to sign up for another summer season of learning tips, in English or Spanish!

Do more reading, talking and exploring in the summer!

Our summer learning tips provide ideas to jumpstart reading, writing, and simple science activities for you and your child. You'll receive 3-4 text messages each week, all summer long. We hope these tips will help you and your kids have a summer full of learning and fun!