Literacy Central

Literacy Central is Reading Is Fundamental’s free digital site designed to foster a love of reading and literacy development in children. The award-winning site features thousands of high-quality, supplemental learning materials aligned with favorite and frequently read children’s books that teachers, caregivers and community partners turn to every day. Search by Lexile, theme and grade level to download resources for specific books, as well as find helpful reading tips and strategies to track student reading progress.

Use Literacy Central to organize favorite titles and resources, share and create book lists, and download support materials. View themed book collections for the best resources to support cultural celebrations and bilingual needs, or find titles curated with RIF partners like the National Head Start Association, American Psychological Association and Kids Discover.


  • Puzzle Creator - RIF’s free and easy-to-use interactive puzzle maker lets you custom create word games for your student or child.
  • Daily Book Bites - Follow events that happened this day in history with calendar links to literacy resources.
  • Lesson Plans - Printable guides for educators with suggestions to activate student thinking.
  • BeeLine Reader - Innovative technology assists the visual tracking aspect of reading to support comprehension and is helpful for developing readers and assisting struggling readers.
  • Reading Logs - Positively influence reading behaviors by incentivizing children’s motivation to read with tools that allow them to list, track and share progress.
  • Literacy Tracker - Monitor reading progress throughout the school year and help students find the right books to develop their skills.
Free Digital Resources