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  • Our 2017 Big Summer Booklist
    Fiction and nonfiction books for a summer full of stories about the world
  • Journals and Field Notes for Young Scientists
    Science explorations give kids a chance to record all kinds of observations
  • Start with a Book: Read. Talk. Explore.
    Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all summer long
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    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
  • Choosing and Using Kids' Books
    Tips on finding great books and using them at home and in the classroom
  • Reading Tips for Parents in 11 Languages
    How to help your kids (babies to grade 3) build their literacy skills!
  • Literacy in the Sciences
    Simple activities that build literacy and science inquiry skills
  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know
Concept Sort

See how one second grade teacher uses this strategy to introduce vocabulary from the class read-aloud, The Seed Is Sleepy.

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