Research shows that students experience significant learning loss when they do not participate in educational activities during the summer months. In fact, on average students score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer than they do on the same tests at the end of the school year.

So keep your kids reading over the summer months with some of our staff’s favorite picks! Theresa Ramos, the media Department Chair at Carmel High School; Brandon Britcher, a Language Arts teacher at Clay Middle School; and Valerie Williams, a Media Specialist at Carmel Elementary School provide reviews of some of the hottest summer reads. Enjoy!

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