Links and Resources



monkeyeader.com looks for the best informational sites on reading for students, parents and teachers. Please keep us informed of any sites you think we should add to our links section.



Children's Literacy Initiative

Founded in 1988, Children's Literacy Initiative (CLI) provides professional development for teachers of pre-kindergarten through third grade students. The site includes professional development tools, message boards, tips for parents and much more.





National Council of Teachers of English

This is a great resource for parents and teachers of children that have English as their second language. The site includes information on the issue and provides papers, key terms, required standards and resources.





National Children's Literacy Website

This site was formed by the Soho Center's National Children's Literacy Information project. The site includes general literacy tips, story time tips, library tips, and much more.






Music for Aardvarks

MFA is known for it's wonderfully imaginative children's music but did you know it all started with an interactive music class for pre-schoolers?







The Horn Book Magazine

Independent, opinionated, and stylish, The Horn Book Magazine has long been essential for everyone who cares about children's and young adult literature. Our articles are lively, our reviews are insightful, our editorials are always sharp.



Anita Silvey's Website

Anita Silvey has dedicated the majority of her life to writing books to help children and families to become readers.







Cynthia Leitich Smith

This Web site is a portal into the world of literary trade books for children and young adults. It’s designed to serve young readers, teachers, librarians, child caregivers, undergraduate and graduate students, university professors, writers, and literature enthusiasts of all stripes.