Supporting materials for Gusto & Gecko
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Our curated picture book lists
TravelDownload G&G Book List on Places Around the World (by Longy Han, Harvard Ed.M '17)
Cultivating Multicultural Identity and Resilience through LiteratureDownload G&G Book List on Experience as an Asian American (by Shuwen Liu, Harvard Ed.M '17) Download G&G Book List on Asian American Children in Challenges and Adversity (by Shuwen Liu, Harvard Ed.M '17) Download G&G Book List on Asian American Children with Cultural Pride (by Shuwen Liu, Harvard Ed.M '17)
Hispanic HeritageDownload G&G Book List on Hispanic Heritage (by Lauren Watkins, Harvard Ed.M '17)
Our vetted list of useful resources for parents and teachers
A Mighty Girl – Collection of books and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls.
ABC4Kids – Fun games for pre-school children up to 6 years old.
BBC KS2 Bitesize – BBC’s study support service for students in areas of English, Maths and Science.
Children’s Book Council Youtube Channel – Author read-alouds.
Database of award-winning children’s literature – Database of books curated for librarians, teachers and parents.
National Geographic for kids – Games, videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts.
Raz Kids – Online guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.
Reading Rockets – Exclusive video interviews with top children’s book authors and illustrators.
Sesame Street Toolkits – Toolkits to tackle topics like asthma, getting ready for school, grief and so forth to help build closeness and confidence.
Storyline Online – children’s literacy website featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside animations.
LibriVox – Free audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.