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Celebrate 35 years of AR: Listen to Judi Paul explain why she created Accelerated Reader—and see how the program has changed over the years.

Download the 2021 report

What Kids Are Reading is the world’s largest annual study of K–12 student reading habits. The 2021 edition lists the most popular books at every grade level—and shows you how schools are using Accelerated Reader to support distance and hybrid learning.

What Kids Are Reading 2021

Additional information on Accelerated Reader

What makes Accelerated Reader effective?

Thought-leadership content on reading and instruction

Helpful guides, blogs, webinars, and more

Renaissance Home Connect

Families can access real-time information on their child’s progress, sign up to receive emails about quizzes, and stay up-to-date.

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder

Searching for books with a corresponding Accelerated Reader Quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader Bookfinder. Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish using a variety of critieria.

Education Leader’s Guide to Reading Growth

Explore essential research about reading practice, growth factors, motivation, comprehension, and other elements that you need to know to support student success.

6 More Minutes: Struggling Readers, Reading Practice, and Growth

What are the differences between a student who starts and ends the school year as a struggling reader, and a student who starts out struggling but ends the year succeeding?

Misconceptions About Student Literacy

Why does students’ reading growth flatline in the middle and upper grades—and what can we do to reverse this?

What Kids Are Reading—in your state

Here, we take a deeper dive into that data set to examine what kids are reading in different states—and how those states differ from the nation and from each other.

Help students develop a true love for reading

Join the thousands of other educators seeing a difference in their schools and districts with Accelerated Reader.

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