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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Summer Smarts

Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. And every child wonders what to expect when entering a new grade each fall. The Summer Smarts series provides a bridge between grades, offering children and their parents a way to review the previous year and prepare for the school year to come. Each workbook combines elementary school subjects, such as phonics, spelling, math, geography, and reading comprehension, into a fun, age-appropriate format. Engaging motivational exercises reinforce skills and knowledge learned during the previous school year, and a carefully selected book section supports a literature-based approach and suggests appropriate books for enjoyable summer reading.

  • Summer Smarts 1
    • Summer Smarts 1

    • Summer Smarts
      Janet Van Roden; Jeanne Crane Castafero
      Kingfisher

    • Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. And every child wonders what to expect when entering a new grade each fall. The Summer Smarts series provides a bridge between grades, offering...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
  • Summer Smarts 4
    • Summer Smarts 4

    • Summer Smarts
      Jeanne Crane Castafero; Janet Van Roden
      Kingfisher

    • Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. And every child wonders what to expect when entering a new grade each fall. The Summer Smarts series provides a bridge between grades, offering...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
  • Summer Smarts 5
    • Summer Smarts 5

    • Summer Smarts
      Janet Van Roden; Jeanne Crane Castafero
      Kingfisher

    • Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. And every child wonders what to expect when entering a new grade each fall. The Summer Smarts series provides a bridge between grades, offering...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
  • Summer Smarts 3
    • Summer Smarts 3

    • Summer Smarts
      Janet Van Roden; Jeanne Crane Castafero
      Kingfisher

    • Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. And every child wonders what to expect when entering a new grade each fall. The Summer Smarts series provides a bridge between grades, offering...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
  • Summer Smarts 2
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    • Summer Smarts 2

    • Summer Smarts
      Janet Van Roden; Jeanne Crane Castafero
      Kingfisher

    • Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. And every child wonders what to expect when entering a new grade each fall. The Summer Smarts series provides a bridge between grades, offering...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book

Janet Van Roden

Janet van Roden is an elementary school teacher and co-creator of Summer Smarts - a way to provide a comprehensive summer learning program to prepare children for each new school year.

Jeanne Crane Castafero

Jeanne Crane Castafero is a literacy specialist with a master's degree in education and co-creator of Summer Smarts - a way to provide a comprehensive summer learning program to prepare children for each new school year.