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Learning to Read, then Reading to Learn
Thematically paired fiction and nonfiction titles are designed to bridge learning-to-read and reading-to-learn. Animated classic storybooks introduce early learners to the delights of reading while sparking curiosity, creating a natural springboard into the paired nonfiction text for deeper discovery. 

Scholastic Teachables—worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! Formerly known as Scholastic Printables, we offer printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.



We offer a Mother Goose on the Loose storytimes for infants, as well as storytimes for 2-3 year-olds and 4-5 year-olds. 


Click here to see the variety of programs that we offer for children of all ages, including book groups, movie nights, and early release day performances.

Summer Reading

Welcome to our awesome online summer reading program!!!
The Kid's Summer Reading program is for children from preschool through grade 6 (entering grade 6 in the fall).

Latest News

Nibbles the yellow book monster sitting on the railing in front of Harvard's Town Hall.

Where in Harvard is Nibbles? (week eight)

Aug. 9, 2022

Are you participating in the online Kids Summer Reading Program?

Each Tuesday of the summer reading program, there will be a photo of Nibbles the Book Monster visiting a Harvard landmark or Harvard celebrity posted here on the children’s room blog AND also posted in the Children’s Room.  Enter the name of the place or celebrity Nibbles visited into your Beanstack account, and earn a badge and a ticket!

Secret Code Week Eight

Aug. 8, 2022

Are you participating in the online Kids Summer Reading Program?

Each week of the summer reading program, there is a Secret Code.  Enter the secret code into your Beanstack account, and earn a badge!