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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
Jigsaw

With this cooperative learning strategy, each student has a chance to become the expert in a topic and share their knowledge. Watch jigsaw in action.

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.

"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo