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Help Your Child Fall in Love With Reading. It's Free!

Take advantage of the STACKS Blast, Scholastic's e-newsletter for 8- to 12-year-olds.
on May 23, 2013

Fact: "Reading as a leisure activity is the best predictor of comprehension, vocabulary, and reading speed." (Stephen Krashen. The Power of Reading. Libraries Unlimited, 1993.)

Looking for a free resource from Scholastic for your children? You're invited to take advantage of the STACKS Blast, Scholastic's e-newsletter for 8- to 12-year-olds that will guide your child to the books that make leisure reading fun and exciting.

Each monthly issue includes:

  • Sample excerpts of the latest kid-friendly books from Scholastic.
  • Access to book-themed games that are both fun and educational.
  • Articles and videos from teen celebrities dishing about their favorite books.
  • Chances to win books and other great prizes every month.

Check out a sample STACKS Blast Newsletter.  Then, enter your child's name and email address in the sign-up form here.

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