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  • Great Books for Kids: Our 2016 Gift Guide
    Share the joy of reading! Dozens of recommended books for kids 0-12
  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know
  •  Reading for Meaning
    Effective strategies to help kids understand — and care about — what they read
  • Author Study Toolkit
    Guide kids on a journey of discovery about a favorite author
  • What's Cooking?
    Fiction and nonfiction books, activities, and educational apps all about food and cooking
  •  Our interview with Grace Lin
    "Books erase bias ... a book makes all cultures universal."
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
  • Nonfiction Read-Alouds
    Teacher-tested strategies for choosing and using informational texts in the classroom
Transition Words

Help your students improve the flow and coherence of their writing with thoughtful use of transition words. Include our transition word guide in your students' writing folders so they have a handy reference as they write their drafts.

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 no frigate like a book, to take us lands away" — Emily Dickinson