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Government Links

California Department of Education:

Office of the Secretary of Education, California:

United States Department of Education:

Los Angeles County Office of Education:

Orange County Department of Education:

Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Office:

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools:

Los Angeles Unified School District:

The White House for Kids!:

Child Literacy Collaborative (CLiC)
Organizations that provide children’s literacy activities and resources in Southern California:

Academic Mentor Program
(213) 241-6874

Access Books:



CATCH (Caring Adults Teaching Children How)
(310) 472-4744

Everybody Wins, Los Angeles
(213) 680-8257

Family Literacy Support Network
(562) 922-6560

First Book – South Bay L.A.
(310) 377-8637

First Steps Early Literacy Program
(323) 294-0311


(213) 745-1900 x52969

Literacy Network of Greater Los Angeles:

Light Up a Library
Women Helping Children, The National Council of Jewish Women
(323) 852-8508

Molina Heathcare of California:

Reach Out and Read
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
(626) 405-5514

Reading by 9:

Reading is Fundamental:

Ready, Set, Read!
(818) 986-7981

Remedial Reading and Learning Center
(323) 732-1350

Reading Together
(310) 665-9125

School Volunteer Program, Los Angeles Unified School District
(213) 241-6100

Volunteer Center of Los Angeles:

Winnick’s Winners
(626) 357-8041

Wonder of Reading:

Community Links

Latino Scholastic Achievement Corporation:

Los Angeles Times Education Coverage:

Times In Education

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is proud to bring you Storyline Online, an on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud. Hand-picked by BookPALS National Program Director Ellen Nathan, a former teacher and librarian, each of the books on this site offer an accompanying lesson plan and activity guide.

Verizon Reads is the umbrella organization for Verizon's national literacy platform. Established in 1999, Verizon Reads is dedicated to the fight for a more literate America through meaningful programs that create awareness, raise funds, and encourage collaboration among literacy providers.

Miscellaneous Links

America Reads
The America Reads Challenge is a grassroots national campaigh that challenges every American to help children learn to read.

Book Adventure
Free on-line reading incentive program for children, parents and teachers.

Between the Lines: Teacher's Guide

Compact for Reading
The Compact for Reading Guide and the School-Home Links Reading Kit are designed to help parents, teachers and children set reading goals, and provide lessons and activities that allow children to accomplish these goals.

First Book
A national nonprofit organization whose mission is to give disadvantaged children the opportunity to read and own their first books.

Hedgehog Books
Children's books

Helping Your Child Become a Reader

International Reading Association
Seeks to promote high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction.

Literacy and Technology Web Site
Site assists teachers, parents, students and others with the integration of curriculum and the Internet to promote student literacy.

Project Gutenberg
Texts of books not still in copyright, generally those published pre-1923.

Mister Rogers' Recommended Books list

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
RIF develops and delivers childrenās and family literacy programs that help prepare young children for reading and motivate school-age children to read.

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