Reading

Help your child develop a lifelong love of reading with these tips and ideas for making it fun. Plus: What should your child be reading over the summer? Find out here.

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Parents' Raising the Future Book Club

We're excited to be launching a new book club to encourage kids (and parents) to read more books that promote making a positive difference in the world.

Why You Should Encourage Your Child's Love of Graphic Novels

Are graphic novels really hurting children's reading skills? And should kids just stick to the classics? Experts explain why it's time we end the graphic novel stigma for good.

How to Help Your Child Read at Grade Level

It’s easy to panic when your child seems to be falling behind in school. But you can calm your concern and help her at the same time with these tips.

40 First Grade Sight Words and How to Practice Them at Home

Between Dolch and Fry words there are over 1000 words your child needs to recognize on sight. Here are the most commonly used sight words in first grade and how you can help your child learn them by heart.

First Grade Reading: How to Build a Library of Books Your Kid Will Love

Our guide will explain different reading levels and help you to choose the perfect books to buy for your first grader.

More Reading

6 Ways to Introduce Harry Potter to Your Kids

You love Harry, and now you’re ready to share him with your kids. Betsy Bird, collection-development manager at the Evanston Public Library, in Illinois, has smart ideas for diving in with your witches and wizards.

Children's Authors' Favorite Books of All Time

Children's book authors such as Kate DiCamillo and Jeff Kinney reveal their favorite classic children's books, including titles like Charlotte's Web, The Velveteen Rabbit, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.