“Summer slide” is a widely-documented phenomenon in which students lose educational gains from the school year during the summer months. This slide is especially large for low-income students who lack the kind of enriching opportunities during the summer (e.g., tutors, mentors, books, high quality summer camps, etc.) that their more affluent peers enjoy. Many researchers argue that most of the achievement gap between high and low-income students can be explained by this slide. Here we profile one innovative program stemming reading loss.