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    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

Watch this lively class of second graders as they figure out the nuanced differences in the meaning of related words.

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.

"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library." — Jorge Luis Borges