Research has shown that the best readers are introduced to books and reading long before they enter school.
Parents are a child's first and best teacher. The following sites offer creative techniques and helpful information on fostering a love of books and reading.
NEA: Raising A Successful Reader
This three-part series from the National Education Association includes "Getting Ready to Read," "Reading With Your Child" and "Enriching Your Child's Reading Experience."
ALSC: Born to Read
Offers information about Born to Read, a program that helps new and expectant "at-risk" parents raise readers.