Some songs just seem like summer—”Summer Nights” from Grease, the Bryan Adams classic “Summer of ’69,” “School’s Out,” and so many more. There’s a whole playlist! (Update: Congratulations to Becky, our lucky winner!) Submit a comment to this blog to share your favorites, and you’ll be entered in a random drawing to win these sunny summer books:
- Super Summer (Henry Holt)—Dive into a clever collection of all things summer!
- Summer (Imprint)—How do animals stay cool in the baking summer sun? Read their ingenious, work-together solution.
- Firefly Home (Nosy Crow)—There’s no place like home, which is exactly where Florence Firefly wants to be.
Submit your comment by Thursday, July 18. One lucky teacher will win! Then check out these fun freebies, which are sure to be music to your ears
Join the summer reading club for teachers! Check out the topics at the free Achieve the Core Summer Reading Challenge. Read one article or all, from misunderstood math standards to powerful writing prompts. Each is a 10-minute read and includes practical tips and ideas and an option for discussion online. Get started here.
Meet Flat Abby! Abby is from The Blue Witch and the upcoming The Rubicus Prophecy by Alane Adams, and she’s ready to join in your summer travels. Request a free Flat Abby kit, complete with an Abby cutout, a copy of The Blue Witch, and a summer adventure checklist (supplies are limited). Get the details in the Alane Adams newsletter here, then head over to the Alane Adams website to learn more.
Can’t wait to hear your songs of summer. Who knows, I might even make you a playlist!
PS: New contests! New prizes! Click here.