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Choose books that will motivate and inspire your English language learners! This section will help you explore many wonderful multicultural and bilingual children’s books that will make your ELLs exited about reading.

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In Search of Free Books

Where can your school, library, or community group find free or low-cost books for kids? There are a number of national organizations as well as local programs you can turn to for help filling the shelves of your library, classroom, or literacy program and putting books into the hands and homes of young readers.

Tips for Choosing Culturally Appropriate Books & Resources About Native Americans

10 Ways to Support ELLs in the School Library

The school library is an important resource for English language learners. It may be the first place many students and their families get experience using a lending library. What can school librarians can to show ELLs that libraries are welcoming places of entertainment and enrichment? This article offers some ideas.

It Happened Over There:
Empathy Through Children's Books

Reading Rockets helps parents and educators address the aftermath of the tsunami disaster with children through reading and books.