• National Poetry Month
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    Browse our multimedia library of ASD resources for parents and educators
  •  Reading SOS for Families!
    Experts answer your questions about how to help your kids become strong readers
  • Virtual Literacy Instruction for Students with LD
    Try these ideas and online learning tools with your students
  • Start with a Book: Read. Explore. Learn!
    Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all year long
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    Our Reading Rockets-NEA guide to supporting all learners, families, and educators
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    Create custom booklists from our library of 5,000+ books
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  • Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
    What every teacher should know

What is the author's message? Does the author explain this clearly? How does this connect to what the author said earlier? Help kids actively engage with what they're reading!

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! Articles, video, tip sheets, milestones and more.

Great Teaching

Evidence-Based Instruction

Reading 101: Our guide to best practices in teaching reading and writing. Try our free, online self-paced course modules.

Parent Engagement

Parent Engagement

Growing Readers: Our monthly parent tips about reading, writing, STEM, and more. Subscribe today and help support your young learners! (Available in English and Spanish)

Start with a Book

Summer Reading and Learning

Start with a Book: Themed-based books paired with activities to keep kids reading, exploring, thinking, and building critical background knowledge.

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. " — Neil Gaiman