Explore new worlds: Read. The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read.
Read.gov features classic books online for children and teens. Find the text and illustrations of "Humpty Dumpty," "Mother Goose," "The Three Bears," "Our Flag," "The Arabian Nights," "The Secret Garden," "A Christmas Carol," "The Raven," and other classics. The site also provides webcasts of authors, writing contests, and teaching resources.
Vocabulary primary sources, literature, compare/contrast, fiction, nonfiction, interpretation, plot, character
Is there a book that has changed your life?
Who are your favorite authors?
What do authors say about their books?
How do authors use primary sources from the Library of Congress with their books?
Extension and Activities
If so, then Letters About Literature is for you. Write a letter to a favorite author on how his or her book affected you and you could win national recognition -- and an award for you and your school library.
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure is a project of the Center for the Book and the National Children's Book and Literacy. Listen to each episode, Play the Brain Game.
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