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Parent Information


Helpful Links

Organization Resources

Check out these sites -- their parent pages offer valuable information specific to your parental or guardian needs.
  • The Children's Reading Foundation presents a list of simple "ABCs of Reading With Your Child" in addition to another list of 101 book recommendations for you to read together.
  • Reading is Fundamental offers a great selection of literacy resources, including activities, book lists, articles, brochures and a multicultural section.
  • Reach Out & Read provides links to documents with tips for reading to your child, as well as book lists. This source also provides information for children's medical providers.
  • KinderCare Learning Centers includes ideas for parents and guardians who want to do more in the home to help with literacy. Check out their year-round reading lists as well!
  • Reading Rockets has provided a great list of other literacy-based organizations. When you're done clicking through those, be sure to check out their "Reading Resources" page.
  • Zero to Three School Readiness offers an interactive online tool for parents and guardians who are seeking help for a specific age group. Simply choose your child's age range to get started!

Research & News

This list of informative pieces will be updated regularly to supplement your understanding of your child's literary needs.(their sources have been listed in parentheses)