Resources for parents
Station outreach resources
Launching Young Readers series
Reading Rockets produces award-winning PBS television programs about how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. Learn more about the Launching Young Readers series, including how to watch the complete series online and the television broadcast schedule.
Free print guides
Share the free print guides that accompany the Launching Young Readers television series, including a viewer's guide, a teacher's guide, and a bilingual family guide. Full-color print versions of the guides are included with purchase of the videos or DVD.
Visit the PBS companion website to the Launching Young Readers television series. You'll find extra resources, parent tips by grade level, and free e-cards featuring original art by top children's book illustrators.
Toolkit for outreach coordinators
This free toolkit helps stations make the most of the below video modules that show what works in teaching and encouraging kids to become readers.