Best-selling author spurs kids' interest in reading with handpicked lists of summer reads.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Patch and READKIDDOREAD.com, the website founded by number-one best-selling author James Patterson, announced a partnership Wednesday designed to encourage kids’ passion for reading and to support parents’ efforts to interest their kids in books. The partnership launched across all 850+ Patch sites Wednesday with ReadKiddoRead’s summer reading lists. Parents, teachers, librarians, and, of course, kids will find a video message from Patterson that introduces Patch readers to the program, along with reading lists handpicked by Patterson as great summer reads. Reading lists are broken into four age-appropriate categories: Kids and parents are encouraged to share their own recommendations, their responses to the books, and their progress with …
Patch has teamed up with James Patterson’s READKIDDOREAD program to bring you reading lists for every age.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Looking for a great book to read this summer? This list of books has something for everyone – adventure, magic, smart kids, and amazing kids. Read one, or read ‘em all – post your thoughts in the comments. Or, if we missed your favorite book, tell us in the comments! Dead End in Norvelt By Jack Gantos Two months of being grounded during summer vacation change Jack Gantos’ life forever. Especially since it involves the mysterious chore of typing obituaries for his intriguing neighbor. Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading By Tommy Greenwald What happens when Charlie Joe Jackson, the most reluctant reader EVER has to actually read a book? Big Nate in a Class by Himself (Big Nate series) By Lincoln Peirce Things don’t always go your way…