Combating 5 Common Excuses Not to Read This Summer

Summer Reading

The end of the school year is imminent, and most students can’t wait to trade their backpacks for bathing suits. Don’t despair! Summer vacation can be full of educational experiences: traveling to new places, learning a hobby or sport, or interacting with nature at camp. But no matter their plans, there is always time to squeeze in some reading. Read on for our creative responses to some typical excuses to skip summer reading.


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