Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a national (American) multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. Reading Rockets brings the best research-based strategies to teachers, parents, administrators, librarians, childcare providers, and anyone else involved in helping a young child become a strong, confident reader.

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Words for Life

Words for Life - from the National Literacy Trust (UK) - is an excellent resource that provides clear guidance on communication milestones from birth to late primary school. There are plenty of fun activities, recommended books, informative research and an excellent list of nursery rhymes. Check it out. 

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Story Box Library

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by notable Australian personalities. Story Box Library is rich with Australian content, designed to entertain children with all the drama, laughter and inspiration a good book can bring.  At the same time, the Library promotes high quality Australian picture books for the curious parent or teacher. NOTE: Subscription required.

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Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards

The Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year Awards aim to promote children’s books as literacy tools, as well as raising awareness of the role of speech pathologists play in helping children develop language and literacy skills. The awards promote quality Australian children’s literature; enhance awareness of the role speech pathologists play in language and literacy development; and encourage a love of reading.

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