Reading Resources

Ready Rosie

A website to promote reading with your child

Aaron Shep's Reader's Theater Editions

Reader’s Theater Editions are free scripts for reader’s theater (or readers theatre) adapted from stories written by Aaron Shepard and others—mostly humor, fantasy, and world tales from a variety of cultures.

Brain Quest

Overseen by the BRAIN QUEST ADVISORY BOARD, a panel of award-winning educators, BRAIN QUEST is a curriculum-based question-and-answer game whose content reflects national and state standards. Beloved by kids, trusted by parents, and approved and used by teachers, it’s the brand that says It’s Fun to Be Smart!® And delivers.

Eric Carle

The official website of children's author and illustrator Eric Carle.

Parents can trust Funbrain to deliver a fun and safe experience for even the youngest children. The Playground helps parents introduce their preschoolers to the Internet and teaches them how to manipulate the mouse and keyboard. Selected by FamilyFun magazine in its September 2010 issue as one of the top ten websites for kids, Funbrain is committed to providing a safe gaming environment that bridges learning and entertainment.      

Giggle Poetry

A resource with hundreds of poems to read!

Kenn Nesbitt's Funny Poetry Playground

Welcome to Kenn Nesbitt's poetry playground,, where you will find lots of funny poems and poetry books for children, games, contests, lessons, discussion forums, and journals, plus a rhyming dictionary, funny poetry podcast, videos, school visit information and lots more.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic's website just for kids!!

ProTeacher: Reader's Theater Directory

A directory of various Reader's Theater sites from ProTeacher.   

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays

Readers Theater is a dramatic presentation of a written work in a script form. Readers read from a "script" and reading parts are divided among the readers. No memorization, costumes, blocking, or special lighting is needed.

reading online

This website, provided by the International Reading Association, offers hundreds of articles on a range of topics in reading education. To find articles that match your particular interests, simply search or browse the author, title, and subject indexes.

Reading rockets

Reading Rockets offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better.

RIF Reading Planet

This site is provided by Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit children's literacy organization


An excellent resource for books and reading tips!

A free public service to teach children to read with phonics.

Story Place

The Children's Digital Library provided by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Time for Kids

Time magazine—for kids!

Weekly Reader

The classic weekly magazine for students!

World of Jan Brett

A great resource offering thousands of free coloring, video, and activities pages!