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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
  • 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
Think-Pair-Share

A collaborative learning strategy where students work together to solve a problem or answer a question about an assigned reading. Watch think-pair-share in action!

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.

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx