“Research is finally documenting what librarians and teachers have long known: many students lose learning and literacy skills during their summer break… How to offset “summer reading loss” and help close the achievement gap? … strong, inclusive summer reading programs that will sustain kids’ reading proficiency while allowing the space for students to sample genres, titles, and authors and discover, outside of the [school] classroom, what they love to read”. http://ala-publishing.informz.net/ala-publishing/archives/archive_2349803.html
The EBC library offers a limited selection of children’s books in French, Spanish, English, and Italian. When the school libraries close for the summer, check out the EBC Library for a good book.