Celebrity Parents Angelina Jolie Shares Rare Photos of Zahara, 16, and Shiloh, 15, Doing Summer Reading Homework Angelina Jolie says the books shown in the photos are "some of the favorites in our house" at the moment By Benjamin VanHoose Published on September 3, 2021 01:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Angelina Jolie/Instagram; Inset: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Angelina Jolie's kids are studying hard! On Friday, the mom of six, 46, shared a pair of photos on Instagram showcasing 16-year-old Zahara and 15-year-old Shiloh doing their summer reading. Zahara smiles while holding Toni Morrison's 1970 novel The Bluest Eye, while Shiloh looked enthralled reading The Dark Lady by Akala. "End of #summerreading. These are some of the favorites in our house. Would love to know yours," Jolie captioned the post. The Eternals actress — who is also mom to Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, and 12-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox — joined Instagram late last month to raise awareness about the dangerous situations in Afghanistan. This marks her first post featuring her children. Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. Angelina Jolie Writes Know Your Rights Book to Help Kids 'Fight Back': 'We're Not Doing Enough' A source told PEOPLE in June that the Oscar winner enjoyed a birthday dinner with her kids in Los Angeles restaurant TAO, with her six children surprising her with the gesture. "They had a great day celebrating at home, and the kids surprised her with a special dinner out," the source said at the time. RELATED VIDEO: How Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Weathered the Pandemic: 'We've All Gotten Very Good at Dark Tag' Earlier this year, Jolie told British Vogue advice to other parents hoping to raise socially conscious humans. "I know this may sound strange, but don't make it a duty for them to do good or have to give back," said Jolie. "If we can help children feel that it's not about duty or service or charity, but the joy of an interconnected life with people you respect, then it feels very different."