WETA(Washington Educational Television Association)/PBS(Public Broadcasting Service) site with Podcasts, Books & Authors, Reading Research and a great newsletter that synthesizes media coverage of literacy.
This is a joint website of IRA (International Reading Association) and NCTE (National Council Teachers of English) and encourages teachers to join either organization. Some of the Classroom and Professional development resources require membership to download.
This site contains links by author to lessons, activities, and graphic organizers. Many of the resources are geared to intermediate and older students.