Summer reading 2013 (abbreviated overview). What does summer reading achieve?. Youth increase the amount they read Youth increase their reading comprehension skills Youth increase their learning. How do youth participate?. Book reviews (Read. Write. Draw. & Best Book Ever) Book clubs
Book reviews (Read. Write. Draw. & Best Book Ever)
Reading: 88% of said they will read more books because they participated in summer reading in this manner.
Comprehension: 76% said that participating will make it easier for them to read books in school in the coming year.
Learning: 85% said that they learned something new through the books they read.
Gathered from evaluation forms submitted by parents and teens .
Reading: 63% of youth who participated said this experience inspired them to read more.
Comprehension: 85% said they remembered what happened in the book they read and could answer questions at the club and 88% asked or answered questions.
Reading: 56% of youth who attended a library event said they will read more books because they attended the event.
Learning: 94% of youth who participated in an art or STEM-related event planned to learn more about the event’s topic by reading a book, doing a related project at home or finding info on the internet. 75% who participated in a reading event learned something new and 72% could articulate one thing they learned.
Reading: 70% of youth who participated in the website said doing so made them want to read more books.
Comprehension: 52% of youth who participated in the website said doing so will make it easier to read books in the coming school year.
Learning:48% of youth who participated in the website learned or tried something new because of their participation.