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Parent Resources

How do I help my child learn to read and write?  Where can I find kid-friendly Web sites to help my child be a better reader and writer?  What are some good books to read with my child? Find the answers to these questions and more on The Literacy Circle Parent Resource Page.


Help Your Child Read and Write

Target the Problem!


Special Challenges by Tracey Wood M.Ed


The U.S. Department of Education Resources


Parent Questions about Reading


Tips from Nellie Edge


Reading Aloud to Your Child


Help your Child Learn to Write Well


PBS Parents




Chateau Meddybemps Parents Guide


Alaska Parent Information and Resource Center Reading Guides


Student Mini Lesson Slideshows


Practicing School Skills at Home


Children’s Book Lists

Caldecott Medal Home Page


Newbery Medal Page


100 Best Books


Books Recommended for Kids by Teachers


Books for Boys



Children’s Web sites

Reading and Writing Games for Primary Students


Interactive Storytelling




Reading Ring, Knowledge Box, Brain Busters at Professor Garfield.org


Games and Activities for All Grade Levels


Game Goo by Earobics


Leading to Reading (for kids 0-5 and their parents)


Storyline Online


Technology Learning Tools for Kids


Recommended Books

Parent reading to child


The Read-Aloud Handbook

The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease
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7 Keys to Comprehension

7 Keys to Comprehension: How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It by Susan Zimmerman et al.
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