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  • Summer Science
    Looking for ways to bring more science into your summer learning activities?
  •  Adventures in Summer Learning
    How families and educators in DC, Detroit and Boston are stopping the "summer slide"
  • Reading Adventure Packs for Families
    Robots, stars, flight, dinosaurs, oceans, bees, building, music and more!
  • New Booklist! The Stuff of Summer
    A world of color, backyard gardens, picnics (and ants!), thunder and lightning ...
  •  Wow! Our Interview with Robert Neubecker!
    Books bursting with energy and fun, that see the world through a child's eyes
  • Literacy in Your Pocket
    Great summertime ideas for reading, writing and hands-on fun
  • Nonfiction for Kids
    Great kids' books, tips on reading nonfiction text and more
  • Get Ready for Summer!
    Read. Talk. Explore! Booklists and activities for a season of learning
In the Classroom

In the Classroom

Beginning-middle-end story maps, timelines, sequence sticks, story chains, and learning about transition words all give students practice in ordering events within a story.

Growing young readers: what matters in early literacy

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

All About Pre-K: How to help our youngest children get ready to read! Video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

Great Teaching

Great Teaching

First Year Teacher: Best practices in K–3 reading and writing instruction (including 10 self-paced course modules).

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

Growing Readers: Parent tips for launching young readers and writers, in English and Spanish.

Start with a Book

Summer Learning

Start with a Book: Awesome books, activities, apps and more to keep kids reading, talking and exploring.

"The things I want to know are in books. My best friend is the man who'll get me a book I [haven't] read." — Abraham Lincoln