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2015 Summer Reading Information now available

posted Jun 12, 2015, 4:57 AM by Adam Steiner   [ updated Jun 12, 2015, 4:58 AM ]

Dear Parent or Guardian,


At Robert Adams Middle School, we understand the importance of both academic and recreational reading. As studies have proven, when students read for pleasure, they benefit in all subjects, not just English. Recreational reading improves vocabulary, spelling, reading fluency, and background knowledge. In creating our lists, we sought the advice of students who were in the grade your child is entering. Thus, the list is authentic, and we feel that many of the titles will prove both compelling and enjoyable. To guide decisions on books, students and their parents may wish to look at reviews on amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, or other media sources to get a sense for what the book is about and how others reacted to it. Consulting with librarians or knowledgeable booksellers might help as well.


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