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Literacy Resources
Information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.

Book Adventure
Free reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Some features require registration.

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
Children's book reviews and ideas on how to use children's books in the classrooms.

Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Informational and educational services for librarians, teachers, child care providers, and researchers.

Guys Read!
Literacy program to connect boys with books they will want to read.

Jim Trelease, Read-Aloud Expert
Learn about the benefits of reading aloud to children of all ages.

Planet Esme
Learn how to help children to love reading with advice from local librarian and author Esme Raji Codell.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) Kids
Build literacy skills with these online activities. "Leading to Reading" is for kids aged 0-5, and "Reading Planet" is for kids aged 6-15.
Online activities that prepare young children for reading and bolster reading skills.