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Dyslexia Awareness Book Recommendations

Book Recommendations About and for Children With Dyslexia and Their Caregivers

Monday, October 2, 2023
To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month, our assistive technology coordinators have curated a list of books by and about individuals with dyslexia.
A young girl and her mother smile at one another while selecting a book off of a crowded shelf.

Leveraging Your Local Library’s Literacy Resources

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Make the most of your public library’s free resources to help support literacy learning in children and teens.
Teacher reading aloud to three students during the school day

Incorporating Oral Language Learning Throughout the School Day

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Take three basic steps to implicitly and explicitly teach language to help develop this foundational skill for young students.
A girl reading a book at a book store, engrossed in reading.

Find Books for Teens for Use at School or at Home With a Young Adult Literature Guide

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Learn how the guide can help you plan reading and learning opportunities for your teens.
Mom and son look for appropriate reading level books online

Supporting Your Children's and Teens' Home Learning: Selecting Texts for Standards-Aligned Practice

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Three areas to consider when picking a text and a listing of websites with free texts to read.
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Positive Reading Reinforcement

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
To develop enthusiasm for and a habit of reading, parents and teachers need to model being a reader, read to their children or students, and encourage reading for different purposes.
Students receiving help from a librarian

The Challenge of Choice: Teacher Librarians and Parents Working Together

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Covering the complications and best practices when it comes to helping children make their own reading choices.
Librarian helping a student choose a book

Supporting the Power to Choose Reading

Monday, April 4, 2016
When it comes to children making reading choices, teacher librarians are poised to help families make these decisions.
Animated picture of a graphic novel where a superhero saves a cat stuck in a tree. Two hands are holding the book against a yellow background.

Graphic Novels for Developing Multiple Literacies

Monday, March 14, 2016
A close look at graphic novels and what they provide in terms of literacy development to their young readers.

10 Reading Tips for Families

Friday, February 12, 2016
Support young readers at home by providing choices, letting your child see you read, and ask your child questions about what they are reading.