Summer Reading 2020: A Collection of Links
It’s the time of year when The Classroom Bookshelf goes offline, but we will be back in late August. It is an unusual summer for all of us and, despite the many unknowns, we hope that the coming weeks afford you opportunities for reflection and recharging and for planning and purpose-setting.
As we have done in past years, we offer a collection of links for summer reading suggestions. Teachers, librarians and families may find these curated lists helpful as you facilitate book experiences for the young readers in your lives. Be sure to investigate the summer reading offerings at your local public library.
Be well, be safe, and be inspired.
Erika, Mary Ann, Grace and Katie
Social Justice / Anti-Racist Reading Lists:
Because Black Lives Matter, a Collection of Anti-Racist Reading Lists
Antiracist Resources and Reads: Lists for All Ages | A Fuse #8 Production
Multicultural and Social Justice Books – Social Justice Books
KidLit Rally 4 Black Lives: Anti-Racist Resources for Children, Families, and Educators
Summer Reading Lists:
2020 Summer Reading Lists | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
Notable Children’s Books – 2020 | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
Children’s Choices 2020 Reading List
Teachers’ Choices 2020 Reading List
Young Adults’ Choices 2020 Reading List
Read Across America: Best Books for Kids – Summer Reading List
Summer Reads 2020 from Publishers Weekly
Family Reading | 2020 Summer Reading Recommendations
School Library Journal: Summer Reading 2020
We Need Diverse Books: Summer Reading Series
Collaborative Summer Library Program
Publishers’ Summer Reading Initiatives:
Scholastic Summer Read-A-Palooza
Random House: Summer Reading 2020 Checklist
Lee & Low: Diverse Summer Reading List
Summer Reading is Magical – Macmillan
Filed under: Announcements, Book Lists, Summer Reading
About Erika Thulin Dawes
Erika is a professor of language and literacy at Lesley University. A former classroom teacher, reading specialist, and literacy supervisor, she now teaches courses in children’s literature, early literacy, and literacy methods. Erika is the co-author of Learning to Write with Purpose, Teaching with Text Sets, and Teaching to Complexity.
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