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  • Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage
    Discover rich cultures, humor and traditions in these beautifully-told stories
  • Word Detectives in the Classroom
    9 effective ideas for powering up your word study instruction
  • Heroes in Action!
    Explore what it means to be a hero with our newest Reading Adventure Pack
  • Get Ready for Summer!
    Read. Talk. Explore! Booklists and activities for a season of learning
  •  Meet Newbery Winner Linda Sue Park
    Sharing family stories, Korean culture and history
  •  Our interview with Grace Lin
    "Books erase bias ... a book makes all cultures universal."
  •  Reading for Meaning
    Effective strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read
  • Our Green World
    Fiction and nonfiction books, hands-on activities, apps and kid-friendly websites
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
  •  Target the Problem!
    Understanding a child's reading problems — and practical ways to help
Reader's Theater

This lively, collaborative activity helps kids learn to read aloud with expression — and builds reading confidence. The best Reader's Theater scripts include lots of dialogue!

Classroom Strategies

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: Subscribe to our monthly parent tips and help support your young readers! (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.

"Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" — A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1943