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.