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Looking for Some Summer Reading Suggestions for your Children?

Here are a few suggested summer reading lists by age group:

ALSC Summer Reading List Birth to PreK

ALSC Summer Reading List Kindergarten- 2nd Grade

ALSC Summer Reading List 3rd Grade-5th Grade

ALSC Summer Reading List 6th-8th Grade

A great list of Age-appropriate books for children reading above their grade level: 

From the Children’s Book Council 


Looking to Prevent Summer Slide?

Here are some great online resources for your children to “Build a Better World”


Are your children safe while online?

Michigan families, especially minors, are becoming inundated with advertisements from alcohol, tobacco, pornography and gambling marketers through different internet and cell phone inboxes. Texting their advertisements is the newest marketing effort that many of these companies are using. Thankfully, the State of Michigan offers a free program to stop adult advertisements from reaching e-mails, mobile phones (text messaging ads) and instant messenger IDs. The Michigan Child Protection Registry, like the federal Do Not Call List, is a free do-not-contact service for Michigan’s families and schools and can be located at www.ProtectMIChild.com.

As a strong supporter of this registry, we would like to encourage you to sign your entire family up for the registry and inform your friends and colleagues about how they can protect children and families from unwanted adult advertising. To sign up only takes seconds. Just go to www.ProtectMIChild.com and keep your family safe.

Michigan Child Protection Registry Frequently Asked Questions
State Superintendent Memo regarding Michigan Child Protection Registry