2024 Elementary School Collection

The Penguin Random House Education Elementary School Collection features outstanding fiction, nonfiction, and picture books from Penguin Young Reader’s, Random House Children’s, DK, and Grupo Editorial, as well as children’s publishers distributed by Penguin Random House. Explore online or download this valuable resource to discover great books in specific topic areas such as: Leveled Readers,

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FROM THE PAGE: An Excerpt from Kid Olympians: Summer

Kid Olympians: Summer is the latest entry in the beloved Kid Legends series, from award winning author Robin Stevenson. Triumphant, relatable, and totally true biographies tells the childhood stories of a diverse group of international athletes who have captured the world’s attention at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics, like Simone Biles, Jesse Owens, Naomi Osaka, Tatyana McFadden,

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DK Learning Phonic Books Sampler Request

Thank you for your interest in DK Learning | Phonic Books. To download the DK Learning | Phonic Books sampler with four complete readers, please click here and complete the form. Once your information is successfully submitted, a link to download the sampler will be provided on the confirmation screen.   Click here to explore phonics

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You’re Invited: Join Us for the Reading with Purpose Summit!

Join us Monday, June 10th for our Reading with Purpose Summit, an in-person professional learning collaboration hosted by Penguin Random House and Molly Ness, PhD.   CLICK HERE to RSVP   Summit Description and Schedule Reading with purpose should go beyond explicit phonics instruction and skills building to be defined more broadly to include access

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s 120th Birthday!

To kick-off National Reading Month this March, we’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 120th Birthday by introducing young readers to new authors! Join March 4th-8th for a week of new videos, classroom activities, and more. Download the free educators’ guide and register here for a chance to win one of 400 Dr. Seuss Birthday Educator Kits. Browse

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Books for Summer Reading

Reading over the summer months helps students foster a love for independent reading and keeps their literacy skills strong. We’ve curated collections of fiction and nonfiction books including inspiring life stories, action-packed adventures, graphic novels, and more to give students the opportunity to recharge after a busy school year and read for fun. Browse our

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Congratulations to our 2024 ALA Award Winners & Honorees

The American Library Association (ALA) announced their 2024 literary award winners and honorees during LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience. Below you can find a selection of Penguin Random House titles that were among the winners.   Explore the collection of award winners and honorees here.   ALSC Children’s Literature Lecture Award  Different Kinds of Fruit

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Penguin Random House Open License Online Story Time and Classroom Read-Aloud Videos and Live Events

As of July 1st, 2023, Penguin Random House’s Open License program ended, but we have a new program to better serve students, educators, and librarians, keeping many of the elements and ease of requesting permission to record and share read-aloud and story time events. Shaped by educator and librarian feedback from over the past two

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How decodable books can support language comprehension

Scarborough’s Reading Rope is a wonderful theoretical framework for describing the complexity of reading and what we need to teach children in order to become fluent readers who can comprehend a text successfully. Decoding is on one branch of the rope, and language comprehension is on the other branch. These become increasingly intertwined as children

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How to Start an All-School Reading Program: A Resource to Engage Students, Staff, and Families

Are you interested in bringing your entire school community together for a shared literacy event? If your answer is “YES!,” an all-school reading program— appropriate for K-12 levels—is an exciting and engaging experience to consider. During an all-school reading event, all staff and students receive a copy of the same book and read it simultaneously

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Behind the Scenes with DK Eyewitness: 35 Years and One Brand New Encyclopedia of Everything

By Rebecca Tseng Brand new this fall, Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Everything—yes, everything!—is the ultimate compendium to discovering our extraordinary world. This next-generation, all-encompassing encyclopedia for kids ages 9+ bursts with breathtaking photography and is packed with the topics young readers love most (we know because we asked them!): the mysteries of space and beyond, the

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