Monday, September 1, 2014

Reading Links

Reading is Fundamental
RIF is the nation's largest children's literacy organization
Help My Child Read: Reading Tips for Parents
Description of the role and work of the Partnership for family involvement in education
Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

This website was produced for PBS by WETA's Reading Rockets project, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

The National Institute for Literacy
The National Institute for Literacy, a federal agency, provides leadership on literacy issues, including the improvement of reading instruction for children, youth, and adults.
The Reading Rainbow
PBS website and television show to promote reading and reading skills hosted by LeVar
Online Story Books
An online collection of story books that have been reviewed and approved by
Safe Middle School Books for Girls
A List composed by Susan Farley: "Lots of times girls want to read about middle school and the early teen experience. Here are some books that are appropriate even for fourth and fifth graders. It will give them the feel of YA without any of the PG-13 and R Material. Things books are G-rated and girls will love them!"
Safe Middle School Books for Boys
From Margaret Silver: "It is often difficult to find books that will appeal to reluctant middle school boys. Here is a sampling of books that should appeal to boys, complete with action, adventure, sports, dilemmas. Many girls will find these novels also exciting."