The nonfiction revolution
Nonfiction is now more important than ever. Here's what it means for your child.
The hidden benefits of reading aloud — even for older kids
Educator Jim Trelease explains why reading aloud to your child, no matter what her age, is the magic bullet for creating a lifelong reader.
The "right" way to teach reading
There's a "right" way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students not learning – or learning the wrong way?
Read like a detective, write like an investigative reporter
Education standards are turning kids into sleuths — every day in every subject — by asking kids to show their evidence.
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
ADHD and dyslexia make kids hate reading, right? Wrong!
Award-winning author Rick Riordan shares how he turned his son with learning disabilities into an insatiable lover of literature.
History books for kids
These books bring different eras, important movements, and crucial perspectives to life in age-appropriate ways for kids in kindergarten to 8th grade.