Enjoy the last balmy days of summer with books and activities that promote fun in the sun and get kids excited about the upcoming school year! Not only is August Back to School Month, it’s also Family Fun Month — and with fun-filled days like Play in the Sand Day and Dog Day, you’re sure to find programming ideas that are perfect for the whole family.
Elesa is the editor for the Upstart brand at Demco and manages the content for the Collaborative Summer Library Program manuals. An avid lifelong reader, she is passionate about helping librarians inspire kids of all ages to love reading.
Mr. Schu is a blogger, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University and the Ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic Book Fairs®. You could say every day is a giant book party for this teacher-librarian! You can find him on Twitter as @MrSchuReads and on his blog.