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Teaching Books

Reading Website is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Every resource selected is to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities. Visit here:

Reading Rockets

Reading Website
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.  Also available in Spanish. Visit here: 

Teaching diversity and tolerance to students and children

CRA is not endorsing these websites or books, but are offering them as a choice for parents and teachers in helping their children and students understand hard topics in our world today.   We know that adults who choose to share this content with their students and children will do so in a way that they feel is appropriate.  It is highly recommended that adults preview the books before sharing with their children.

Light One Candle- the Blog of the Christophers

Activism and Advocacy

Time Magazine: Teacher’s Reading List of Antiracist Books for Kids Goes Viral

Social Justice Books

Teaching Tolerance