Bring the celebration of reading and literacy into your classroom, library, school, and home all year long.
Use Read Across America year-round to help kids enjoy and relate to what they read by linking books and reading to other experiences in their lives and on the school year calendar.
Learning to read takes practice. Loving to read takes enthusiasm. Read with your child often and use these tips to create a sense of enjoyment, wonder, and a passion for reading.
Your child has started school but still needs you to read to him or her at home. Your child will do better in school, and you'll enjoy the time spent together. Here are helpful tips for reading to and with young children in school, kindergarten through third grade.
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.
Willie Shelby, a literacy specialist from Montgomery, AL, talks about engaging young readers in the classroom and helping them to nourish that love of reading for life.
No longer zones of silence, school libraries are now bustling hubs of student social activity that enhance learning and nurture imaginations.
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