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Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

Read Together
Come meet Christopher Myers, author and illustrator of the Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Black Cat.
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About the Host
Nick Spano

Nick Spano, the host of this Launching Young Readers special, plays Donnie Stevens in the Disney Channel's popular series, Even Stevens.


Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
Reading Rocks!
Roots of Reading Roots of Reading
Sounds and Symbols
Fluent Reading
Writing and Spelling
Reading for Meaning
Reading Rocks!
  Full Overview
Read Together
Helpful Articles
Empowering Parents
Becoming Bilingual
Reading and the Brain
A Chance to Read
Toddling Toward Reading Toddling Toward Reading
For kids ages 7-12
We realize learning to read can be hard. A child can feel completely isolated and alone in their struggles with reading and want to give up. But we all know quitting is not the answer. With the help of parents, teachers, and research-based instruction, these struggling readers can learn to read and succeed.
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Children reading

Sometimes, I look at the pictures and I look at the words and I just know I can do it.

Helpful Articles
Want to know more? These articles show how parents & teachers can help struggling readers.
bullet When Kids Hate to Read>>
bullet Increasing Motivation: Reading Tips from Kids>>
bullet Helping the Underacheiver in Reading>>

Related Links
Here are some of our favorite websites for struggling readers.
bullet ReadingRockets.org>>
bullet LD OnLine's Kid Zone>>
bullet SparkTop.org>>















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