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Reading Readiness for English

Letter sounds, colors, and more​
Literacy Center
How to write letters and more
Letter Match
Reading is Fundamental - Leading to Reading
Cat in the Hat Games
Freeze Your Knees and other games on PBS Kids

Reading Readiness for Spanish

Centro del alfabetismo
El alfabeto


Starfall - Learn to Read
Phonics, stories and games
Kids Phonics
Practice with letters and sounds in words
Starfall - Music & Musicians
Stories and games about music and musicians
Starfall - Artists
Stories and games about art and artists

More Reading Online

Starfall - Poetry
Classic poetry
Mighty Book
Learn to read with stories, songs, jokes, games, and more
Starfall - Tongue Twisters
Try to say these tongue twisters!
Leading to Reading- Stories 1
Stories and songs
Bear on a Bike
A story with many settings


4,000 Years of Women in Science
This site lists more than 125 names from our scientific and technical past. They are all women!
Gallery of Achievers
In the Gallery of Achievers, the focus is on individuals who have shaped the 20th century by their accomplishments
Biography A&E
Has a searchable online database containing 15,000 international names, past and present. This is a commercial site for the Biography television show.
National Inventor's Hall of Fame
Learn about famous and not-so-famous inventors
USA Presidents
List of internal links to each president of the United States. Includes photographs and links to other Web resources.
USA First Ladies
Information about the First Ladies of the United States

Author Websites

Meet the Authors
Interviews with authors on
Dr. Seuss
Author website - Seussville
Mary Pope Osborne
Author website
Judy Schachner
Author website
Mo Willems
Author website
Dav Pilkey
Author website
Mark Brown
Author website
Terry Denton
Author website
Geronimo Stilton
Author website
Laurie Halse Andersen
Author website
Lauren Tarshis
Author website
Jeanne Birdsall
Author website
Judy Blume
Author website
Sandra Cisñeros
Author website
Nikki Grimes
Author website
 Shel Silverstein
Author website
Pat Mora
Author website
Francisco Jimenez
Author website
Deborah Ellis
Author website
Christopher Paul Curtis
Author website
Rick Riordan
Author website


Carl Sandburg Video
Great video about Carl Sandburg, narrated by Glenis Redmond. It also has ideas for you to write poetry about your life.
Kenn Nesbitt's 
Poetry For Kids

Lots of funny poems and poetry books for children, classic children's poetry, games, contests, poetry lessons and activities, and journals, plus a rhyming dictionary, funny poetry podcast, videos, school visit information and lots more.


Highlights for Kids
Articles, stories, projects, hidden pictures, and more
National Geographic for Kids
​Articles, stories, projects, hidden pictures, and more
Interviews, info on books, and more
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Sports news, photos, and more