Colorin Colorado: Helping children read... and succeed!

Teachers who work with English as a Second Language learners will find ESL/ESOL/ELL/EFL reading/writing skill-building children's books, stories, activities, ideas, strategies to help PreK-3, 4-8, and 9-12 students learn to read.

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Books for Kids

These booklists for children celebrate a wide range of cultures, languages, and experiences. They are perfect for read-alouds and bedtime stories, as well as for author studies! You can also get to know some of the featured authors in our Meet the Authors section.

To see more recommendations, take a look at the following:

Featured Book of the Month

Juna's Jar Juna's Jar By: Jane Bahk Illustrated by: Felicia Hoshino Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Product Description: Juna and her best friend, Hector, love to go on adventures in the park, collecting things to put in Juna's empty kimchi jars. But then one day Hector unexpectedly moves away, and Juna is left wondering who will play with her. With the help of her special jar, Juna searches for her friend the world over. What Juna finds is that adventure — and new friends — can be found in the most unexpected places. Winner of Lee & Low's New Voices Award, Juna's Jar is a heartwarming and whimsical celebration of friendship and the power of imagination.

Let's Read

Check out our Let's Read section for fun ideas and reading activities you can do with your child!

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