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  •  Celebrate Black History Month!
    Video interviews with authors & illustrators, booklists, and activities for school & home
  • New Booklist: The People's House
    Learn about the White House, voting, and the people who helped grow this country
  • Adventures in Learning
    Themed books and activities that inspire reading, writing, and conversations with kids
  •  Our Video Interview with Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop
    A conversation about diverse books, celebrating children through poetry, and more
  • New Booklist! Looking Back, Looking Forward
    Featuring books from by Javaka Steptoe, Nikki Grimes, Ashley Bryan, and more
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
  • Word Study Instruction in K-2
    Exploring the alphabetic, pattern, and meaning layers of English orthography
  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips

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.

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

Reading 101: Our guide to teaching reading and writing, including 9 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.

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." — Walt Disney