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Print or view each month's HAPPY schedule!

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-Author and illustrator birthdays
-National reading holidays
-Dates for new poems and reader's theater scripts
-Dates for features and articles, including:

-New expert article
-New celebrity interview
-New author/illustrator biography
-New educator profile
-New recommended read-aloud books

What's ahead for HAPPY?

  • August- New poems include Country Time Rhyme, word study (phonics) aligned poems with appeal for rural schools
  • September-Choral readings suitable for middle grade and high school learners
  • October-Holiday and special occasion poems for beginning readers
  • November- Holiday and special occasion reader's theater scripts

HAPPY Articles on Books and Reading

School-Wide Reading

All Together Now!
A Virginia organization helps the love for reading to go global

Surrogate Librarian

The Book Ambassador
One man and two burros bridge an impoverished South America and a world of possibilities

Book-Inspired Art

The Snowball Effect
An art educator in Michigan helps students internalize great books

Books as Bridges

Blanketed in Kindness
Elementary students help hurricane survivors to turn the page

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking

A Dramatic Difference
Elementary kids make remarkable gains in fluency

Book-Inspired Community Service

Literacy for All Kinds of Intelligence

Naturally Smart
An integrated approach to literacy can include the great outdoors

The Concise Science of Reading

Services from HAPPY

Program Creation and Management

Custom Consulting Services

Please contact us by e-mail to discuss your specific needs. We will be happy to set up a telephone conference with you. lovebooks@happyreading.org

Recommended Resources


Words Their Way

Bringing Words to Life 
Guided Reading

Bringing Words to Life

Words Their Way

Guided Reading

Bringing Words to Life




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