Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
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Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers

Read Together
Meet bilingual poet Francisco Alarcon, author of Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems/Jitomates Risuenos y otros poemas de primavera.

About the Host
Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno, the host of this Launching Young Readers program, has appeared on stage, television and in concert and film for more than 40 years.

Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers
Becoming Bilingual
Roots of Reading Roots of Reading
Sounds and Symbols
Fluent Reading
Writing and Spelling
Reading for Meaning
Reading Rocks!
Empowering Parents
Becoming Bilingual
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Read Together
Helpful Articles
Reading and the Brain
A Chance to Read
Toddling Toward Reading Toddling Toward Reading
Teaching English Language Learners to Read
Each year, schools across the country welcome large numbers of students who don't speak English. Visit schools and programs in six cities across the country to learn about the different ways schools are working to create bilingual readers.
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Children reading

Learning to read is not easy, it's especially not easy when you are learning to read in your second language.

Helpful Articles
Want to know more? These articles show how parents & teachers can help bilingual readers.
bullet Teaching English Language Learners>>
bullet Program Models for Teaching English Language Learners>>
bullet Children's Writing in ESL>>

Related Links
Here are some of our favorite websites for bilingual readers.
bullet Colorí>>
bullet Reading is Fundamental>>

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