Have You Explored BookFlix?

BookFlix are popular, interactive children’s video books paired with nonfiction video books. You can select to read the book aloud, or let BookFlix read to your child. In addition to enjoying the books you can take quizzes, learn about the author, and explore more with specially selected websites. Kids can enjoy these stories from a…
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Read to Your Baby

It's never too early to read to your baby! Author Mem Fox suggests that parents read aloud to their children for 10 minutes a day, starting from birth. Additional early literacy research suggests that children need to hear at least 1,000 books before they are ready to learn to read. Start now! Check out our Bouncing…
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What is early literacy?

Early literacy is everything your child knows about reading and writing before they can actually read or write. Without early literacy skills it will be more difficult for a child to learn how to read and write. The good news is helping them develop those skills is really easy! Read + Talk + Sing + Write …
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Winter Storytimes

Come out of the weather and attend a storytime this winter. Why attend a storytime? Meet people in your community. Storytime is a great place to talk to other caregivers and make friends. Develop your child’s pre-literacy skills. The songs, rhymes, books and activities we do in storytime help children learn skills they will need…
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School Library Journal Announces Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2015

School Library Journal has announced their picks for the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2015. Awkward (Grades 5 and up) Lumberjanes, Vol. 1 (Grades 5 and up) Sunny Side up (Grades 3-7) The Lunch Witch (Grades 3-7) We Dig Worms! (Grades PreK-2) Baba Yaga's Assistant (Grades 5 and up) The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1 (Grades 7 and up) Ultraman (Grades 7 and…
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TrueFLix: Not Your Ordinary eBooks for Kids!

Learning just became more fun with TrueFlix! TrueFlix makes history come alive for students in grades 3-5, by pairing non-fiction eBooks with a short video to introduce the topic. Each eBook also provides opportunities for further reading and exploration by offering vocabulary terms, a read-along feature, primary source documents, project ideas, activities, and websites. Teachers can also…
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