Educators and parents can use these resources to help young people unlock the power of reading.
Teachers and parents can use these Library of Congress educational resources to bring students and young readers deeper into the world of reading.
- Found Poetry (Primary Source Set)
- Finding the Heart in History: Making Connections Through Poetry (Online Activity)
- The Harlem Renaissance and the Flowering of American Creativity (Presentation)
- The Lewis Carroll Scrapbook Collection (International Collection)
- "The Wizard of Oz" – An American Fairy Tale (Exhibition)
- The Grapes of Wrath: Scrapbooks and Artifacts (Lesson Plan)
Classic Book: The Rocket Book (1912) By Peter Newel
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Letters About Literature
Letters about Literature is national contest for grades 4 through 12. Readers write a personal letter to an author, living or dead, explaining how that author's work changed the student's way of thinking.
- Find out more about Letters About Literature
- Read Winning Letters
- See also The River of Words Contest (external link)
- Poetry 180 – A poem for every day of the school year
- Meet the current Poet Laureate
- Lyrical Legacy: Explore 18 poems and songs from throughout U.S. history