Master storyteller Christopher Paul Curtis introduces students to the rugged 19th century world of 11-year-old Elijah, the freeborn son of escaped slaves and the hero of this award-winning story.
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by Shaun Tan
This amazing, mesmerizing graphic story explores the deep emotions that surround the immigrant experience.
Through My Eyes
by Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges became the center of a political storm of controversy when she was among the first black children to go to a previously all-white school in New Orleans.
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Clifford: Share Big
by Norman Bridwell
Use students' favorite Clifford books to teach how acts of kindness can bring friends together..
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Kids Are Authors Contest
Enter your class in the annual competition for aspiring writers in grades K-8.
Share What You're Reading
Students write book reviews and read recommendations submitted by other kids.