Reading Resources

Did you know that early reading skills are one of the most important predictors of lifelong success? Help your child build a strong foundation of reading by accessing free, easy to use early learning and reading resources and tips below! 

Find reading materials in English and Español

Bright by text

Looking for some help engaging your little one? IdahoPTV has you covered. Simply text the word IDAHOFAMILY to 274448. Bright by Text is a free service offered in English and Spanish. Games and activities to help kids learn at home are tailored to the age of your child and texted directly to you for free 3-5 times a week. Visit the Bright by text page.

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Summer reading

Visit your local library to find our about educational activities. Click here to find a library near you!

Free books

Click here to request a certificate for a free, gently used book for your child from Easterseals-Goodwill. Instructions: fill in a Contact Us form and ask for Easterseals-Goodwill certificate by CLICKING HERE.


Little library

Visit a Little Free Library with your child. Take a book or share books that you no longer need. Click here to find a Little Free Library near you.

Listening to tips

Enjoy literacy tips and expert advice on early learning all June and July on CBS 2 and on local radio stations! Listen to literacy tips on The River (94.9), The X Rocks (100.3), KHITS (107.1), and Jack Boise (105.1, formerly J105). Download a list of reading tips here.


Boy in Library


Consulta la plataforma Tripulantes de la lectura que ofrece a niñas y niños, docentes y padres de familia, un acervo bibliográfico para preescolar y primaria que puede ser disfrutado en cualquier lugar y momento. Tripulantes de la lectura es una biblioteca digital gratuita.

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ESPAÑOL (sigue)

Tripulantes de la lectura es una plataforma del gobierno de México a través de la SEP. En cada libro se encontrarán estrategias para apoyar el desarrollo lector de la comunidad educativa, de acuerdo con su edad y nivel escolar. Por cortesía del Consulado de México en Boise. Visita este valioso recurso haciendo click aquí.