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Raise a Reader!

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Summer is the perfect time for kids to experience the world around them through reading! All summer long, PBS Parents and PBS KIDS are here to provide your family with fun, educational activities that explore reading, writing and language. Stop by each week to discover great programming, activities, special offers and other new and exciting ways to sneak some learning into summer fun!

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Take PBS KIDS With You!

Whether you’re at home or on the road this summer, PBS KIDS can be your partner in on-the-go learning. With our award-winning mobile apps (including the PBS KIDS video player) and PBS KIDS video available for download you can ensure your kids will have a trusty educational travel companion all summer long. Stop by our PBS KIDS Raising Readers home at iTunes and download a free episode of Wild Kratts all this week!

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What’s Up With WordGirl?

All this week we’re wondering “What’s Up With WordGirl?” as our favorite, word-wise super heroine and her trusty sidekick Captain Huggy Face battle dastardly, vocabulary busting villains. After the show you and your kids can continue to play and learn when you download these activity sheets. Worrrd Up!

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Reading Milestones

Get an idea of how your child’s reading abilities might develop during his early years:

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Get to Know Your Local Library!

Your library is a great resource to connect you and your child to the world of words. Stop by today and find out about reading programs, book clubs and more!

Don’t know your local library? Find a library with these tools:

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PBS KIDS Raising Readers

PBS KIDS Raising Readers is a national effort that uses the power of public media to help children ages 2 to 8 improve their literacy skills. Find out how PBS KIDS Raising Readers is closing the literacy achievement gap.

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