create & celebrate a nation of diverse readers
“Diverse stories provide kids with different perspectives and help them see how others think and feel. Put reading to kids on your calendar all year round. Take NEA's Read Across America Diverse Books Challenge and help kids of all ages discover their own voices as they learn from the stories of others.”
Laekan Zea Kemp's Read Across America Greetings
The Magic Tree House Series Inspires Curiosity at Any Age
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African American Authors Booklist
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NEA strives to make sure that every student has access to age-appropriate books that show they are reflected and respected, and opposes efforts to limit students’ access to such books. Nevertheless, NEA urges educators to comply with state and local laws and policies that may limit what books they may teach and recommend to their students.
Here’s What We’re Reading...
Share Your Story
Tackle Challenges Together
Champion the Freedom to Read
Gain New Perspectives
Recognize Our Connectedness
Engage in the World
Advance Racial Justice
Discover the Power of Poetry
Focus on Family
Promote Respect for All
Chapter Books for Early Readers
Create enthusiastic readers with Magic Tree House (MTH) early chapter book choices for beginning independent readers that are fun, accessible, and help improve comprehension and the habit of reading.
Magic Tree House Book #4: Pirates Past Noon
Nonfiction: Magic Tree House Fact Tracker: Pirates
Ready to use these MTH books and more in your classroom? Visit MTHClassroomAdventures.org for downloadable MTH resources or head to www.MagicTreeHouse.com. Eligible educators can join FirstBook's Network to bring new books and resources to the classroom.