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The Resources page is an important source for parents, educators, caregivers, tutors and others interested in enriching a child's life through reading and writing.


Reading Resources: What to Know and Where to Go for Children?s Literacy
Find literacy programs in your area, as well as information on how you can help your child become a better reader and writer.


Philly LitLink:  Is an online searchable databas for quality education programs to equip all adults in Philadelphia with the literacy skills necessary for the workforce, parenting, and community life.

Tutors for Kids:  Provides information and tools to help parents, educators, and policy makers ensure eligible children get the free, extra academic help they need. 

NIFL Parent Guides:  The National Institute for Literacy provides 2 guides to raising your child to be a reader from birth through 3rd grade.


Good Links for Kids

PBS Kids:  Music, games and coloring fun.


Kids National Geographic:  Fun videos, games, stories and activities.


Book Adventure:  Find the book that?s just right, take quizzes and ear points towards prizes.


Seussville:  Play games, create stories and learn about books by Dr. Seuss.


Sesame Street Playground:  Read Sesame Street stories, play games, make music or draw.