Point, click and read

Of Consuming Interest

February 02, 2000|By TRICIA ELLER

If the kids are running out of reading material and you're hesitant to travel in the wintry weather, you might want to turn to the Alphabet Superhighway's Reading Center at www.ash.udel.edu/ash/tutor/reading.html. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the site has links to full-text copies of some great tales, categorized by your child's grade level and free for the reading. Titles include:

Kindergarten through fourth grade:

"Round Bird Can't Fly" by Lea McAndrews

"The Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter

"The Little Igloo at the North Pole" by Elie Venezky

"Alphabet" by Roland Merino

Fifth through eighth grade:

"The Littlest Knight" by Carol Moore

"The Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams Bianco

"The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling

"The Ugly Duckling" by Hans Christian Anderson

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