The Internet can aid in your work with a child or youth in reading. The following websites were chosen according to their compatibility with tutoring techniques used in the McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic at Western Michigan University.
Author Interviews by Reading Rockets
A comprehensive list of video interviews with top children's book authors and illustrators.
Children's literature web guide
An index of Internet resources related to books for children and young adults. This is an index you can use to find online resources for your tutoring or allow your child to surf for areas of interest in reading.
All sorts of online language games help kids master everything from spelling to grammar and have fun in the process.
Get ready to read
Designed to support educators, parents and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten.
International children's digital library
This diverse online collection of books includes outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. The library's goal is to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.
This site offers reading games that range from letter or sound correspondence to creating storybooks.
Created by a teacher these online games and activities review ABCs, reading, writing and alphabetical order.
All things children's books! Reading rockets a virtual resources for young readers.
Provides Books, Literary Resources, and Education Solutions.
Smithsonian institution kids
The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo—shaping the future by preserving heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world.
Using interactive games and online books, this resource assists children to read with phonics.
This engaging resource streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
This free resource includes audio stories for kids, including fairy tales, original stories, myths, poems, music, and history.
A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.
Merriam-Webster's Word Central offers kids a student dictionary, daily buzzword and interactive word games.