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    Video interviews with authors & illustrators, booklists, and activities for school & home
  •  NEW! Looking at Reading Interventions
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  • New Booklist: Winter Tales
    Snow plow races, quiet city walks, wintercakes, snow leopards, polar bears, and more!
  •  Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver: Heart and Humor
    Our exclusive (and fun!) interview with Henry and Lin, co-creators of Hank Zipzer and the new Alien Superstar
  • Inclusive Classrooms: A Primer for Teachers
    Learn more about what inclusion is — how to create a welcoming, inclusive classroom
  • Start with a Book: Read. Explore. Learn!
    Themed books and activities to inspire active learning all year long
  • Reading Tips for Parents in 13 Languages
    How to help your kids (babies to grade 3) build their literacy skills!
  • Match Young Readers with Books They Will Love!
    Create custom booklists from our library of 5,000+ books
  • Looking at Writing
    Writing samples from real kids PreK to grade 3, plus teaching tips
  • 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

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 Reading 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.

"A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom" —

Robert Frost