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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
Framed Paragraphs

This strategy helps young writers craft a strong topic sentence, add supporting details, use effective transitions and develop a strong summary.

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.

"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away. And in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall." — Roald Dahl