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Tips for Parents of Kindergarteners

Ten tips for helping children of kindergarten age to have fun with language while strengthening early literacy skills.

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Helpful for Ages: 3-8

Family Reading Time

Conversations during storybook reading with a young child can strengthen language and literacy skill development. 

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Helpful for Ages: 1-8

Lectura en Familia: Recordándo el Cuanto / Family Reading: Remembering the Story

Regardless of the home language, asking a child to remember or recall parts of a story during the reading of a storybook supports comprehension and language skills.

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Helpful for Ages: 1-8

Detroit Little Libraries

Learn the latest news and how to get involved in the "little libraries" movement that places free books in Detroit neighborhoods.

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Helpful for Ages: 0-8

Tips for Parents of Kindergartners

Ten tips for helping children of kindergarten age to have fun with language while strengthening early literacy skills.

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Helpful for Ages: 3-8

Tips for Parents of First Graders

Tips for helping children in the first grade to have fun with language while strengthening early literacy skills.

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Helpful for Ages: 5-8

Tips for Parents of Second Graders

Ten tips for helping children in the second grade to have fun while strengthening the literacy skills of reading, writing, and storytelling.

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Helpful for Ages: 5-8

Tips for Parents of Third Graders

Eight tips for helping children in the third grade to have fun while strengthening the literacy skills of reading and writing.

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Helpful for Ages: 5-8

Literature for Kids

Reviews of multicultural books that are generally best enjoyed by children between 5 and 8 years of age.

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Helpful for Ages: 5-8