Welcome to NEA’s Read Across America

Join us as we celebrate a nation of diverse readers with these recommended books, authors, and teaching resources that represent an array of experiences and cultures.

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Guide to Learning at Home: Family Activities for Summer

NEA, in partnership with WETA public television’s Reading Rockets, has ideas about keeping children engaged and learning throughout the summer, no matter their interest.

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The Calming Effect of Poetry in Uncertain Times

April is National Poetry Month – a perfect time to rediscover how poems can help adults and children alike manage stress.

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Read Out Loud with KidLit TV

Bring authors’ voices into the classroom with these featured videos from Read Across America partner KidLit TV, a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to reinforce children’s appreciation of reading.

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