Maryland district uses summer book fairs to encourage reading

07/9/2008 | Sun (Baltimore), The

At a Maryland district's month-long summer book fairs, students can chose $20 worth of popular children's and teen books at no charge. The middle-schoolers commit to reading at least five and reporting back to their school book club in the fall. Teacher specialist Buffy Jordan plans to track whether the summer-reading program helps children maintain or even improve their reading skills.

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