About Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a national literacy initiative that gives parents and teachers the resources they need to help young children become strong readers and writers. Our website offers lots of video (including our PBS Launching Young Readers series), hundreds of articles about helping young readers, parent tips in 11 languages, a bilingual parent e-newsletter, video interviews with well-known children’s authors, a big library of themed booklists – and much more!

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  • B Lynn Mowrey

    Too bad that you didn’t include Mildred Taylor’s Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry which was a Newberry Award winner. It leaves no doubt that racism hurt both emotionally and physically. Our PC world tries too hard to gloss over our history by paying it a nodding acknowledgment. That’s why things are getting worse rather than better for not only blacks but other minorities and ALL of the working poor.