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View Resource The Hockliffe Project

Created by Dr. Matthew Grenby, Hockliffe Research Fellow at De Montfort University, this site presents digitized versions of about 100 late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century British books for children. Plans are underway to mount the entire Hockliffe catalog of over 1,000 early children's books on the Web as the entry point to the digitized versions. Once a title is selected, page images...

http://hockliffe.dmu.ac.uk/home.html
View Resource Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read

On April 13, 2000, the National Reading Panel (NRP) released the results of "the largest, most comprehensive evidenced-based review ever conducted of research on how children learn reading." Established in response to a 1997 congressional directive, the NRP is composed of "leading scientists in reading research, representatives of colleges of education, reading teachers, educational...

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/nrp/documents/re...
View Resource Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book

From the National Library of Canada, this entertaining site takes the user page-by-page through the creation of a picture book, Zoom Upstream, written by Tim Wynne-Jones and illustrated by Eric Beddows. Zoom Upstream is the third book chronicling the adventures of Zoom the cat; in this one he visits Egypt. The eight main sections of the site, in either French or English, trace the book's progress...

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/003/008/099/003008-disclaimer.html?...
View Resource National Reading Panel

On April 13, 2000, the National Reading Panel (NRP) released the results of "the largest, most comprehensive evidenced-based review ever conducted of research on how children learn reading." Established in response to a 1997 congressional directive, the NRP is composed of "leading scientists in reading research, representatives of colleges of education, reading teachers, educational...

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/research/supported/nrp
View Resource The Parents' Choice Foundation

Parents of young people today may find it difficult to sort the proverbial wheat from the chaff when it comes to locating and evaluating quality educational activities and entertainment for their children. Fortunately there is the Parents' Choice Foundation, which (since 1978) has served as a non-partisan evaluator of children's books, videos, toys, audio products, computer software, television,...

http://www.parents-choice.org
View Resource Children's Books Centers

First, the CCB site offers "a non-circulating collection of more than 14,000 recent and historically significant trade books for youth, birth through high school, plus review copies of nearly all trade books published in the U.S. in the current year." Additionally, there are over 1,000 reference titles on the study of literature and storytelling for youth. The second site, from the University of...

http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/default.asp
View Resource International Children's Digital Library

The mission of the International Children's Digital Library is "to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community." It's a lofty goal indeed, and by looking over their website, visitors will find that they are well on their way to achieving this goal. So far, they have placed hundreds of books...

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
View Resource Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a program, initiated by public television and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, that addresses how young children learn to read, why they struggle to read, and how adults can help. The Reading Rockets website takes a multimedia approach to getting information out to parents and educators. To read the site in Spanish, click on "En espanol" halfway down the page, on the...

http://www.readingrockets.org/
View Resource Century of the Child

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) traces the history of childhood through products designed for - and art objects about - children since 1900. Follow the button wheel clockwise to progress through the decades. Some notable examples are a group of Prairie School objects including a 1902 high chair designed by William Drummond, and one of the most well-known Frank Lloyd Wright icons, the stained glass...

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https://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/centuryof...
View Resource Choices Reading Lists

The International Reading Association has crafted these Choices Reading Lists for librarians, teachers, students, and anyone else with a passion for reading. There are three sets: Children’s Choices, Young Adults' Choices, and Teachers' Choices. Each list is fully annotated with additional information such as fact sheets, information on the texts selected, and some information about the criteria...

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https://literacyworldwide.org/get-resources/reading-lists