librarian_tools.gifDear Readers of all ages,

You have requested web links that will help you to find useful and fun web sites to guide you on your journey to becoming a life long reader. Reading web links will be listed on this page and added to as time allows. You must decide for yourself what works best for you. Please remember that your local public library will have excellent book choices. Visits to the library are often among some of the happiest chldhood memories for many people. Make this a family event and create great memories for your children too. Choose the books that interest you. Reading is not only informative but a real treat.
Happy reading!

****STARFALL****
Starfall is a free public service to motivate children to read with phonics. The target audience is preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL). note: Kids and parents alike love Starfall-it's fun.


****RIF (Reading is Fundamental)****
RIF (Reading is Fundamental)
RIF's goal is to foster children's literacy through reading motivation which involves families and community. Activities are available in English and Spanish starting from the youngest babies up to resources for adults.
**Reading Planet-(English**) is a fun filled site that includes a Game Zone, an Activity Station, a Book Zone, and more! Interactive storytelling **Semillitas de aprendzaje**
-(Espanol)

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****Storyline Online**** Screen Actor's Guild produced site that features favorite actors reading stories aloud and includes reading activities.

**Tumble Books- interactive stories and activities**


Young Readers Choice Awards Children and young adults from the Pacific Northwest vote on their favorite picks. We like their choices too!

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PARENT RESOURCES:


**Helping Your Child to Become a Reader** Department of Education resources

**Building Readers** Newsletter for parents to help support their children's reading efforts.

**AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS** web links- Ms. Murphy's listing of great resources for kids and their families