Children's Literacy

The following is a list of resources for parents.

Resources for Parents

America Reads Challenge

  • The U.S. Department of Education's website includes Spanish and English versions of a family activity guide and reading tips from Ready*Set*Read for Families.

AR Bookfinder

  • Search for book titles based on authors, topics or titles of books to find Accelerated Reading levels.

Children's Book Council

  • The CBC promotes the use and enjoyment of children's books and is the official sponsor of Young People's Poetry Week and National Children's Books Week.

Education.com

  • Education.com provides parents of school-aged children with free access to information and resources to give them the answers about parenting, school and child development— plus activities and articles that make learning together more fun for everyone.

Family Education Network

  • Parents visiting this site can enter their children's ages to obtain articles, advice and activities for promoting literacy and learning.

How Do I Know a Good Early Reading Program?

  • Tips for parents from the U.S. Department of Education.

PBS Parents

  • Resource for parents with information about child development, literacy, nutrition, and crafts. Includes a bookfinding search engine.

Reading is Fundamental

  • RIF develops and delivers children's and family literacy programs that help prepare young children for reading and motivate school-age children to read regularly.
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