Ready to Read at New York Libraries -- Early Literacy Resources and Research

Resources

Research

Resources

Promotional Bookmarks (.PDF format .pdf icon)

Download and print on 8 1/2" x 11" card stock (4 to a sheet), two-sided in color.

ReadyToRead bookmark; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing
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Print and distribute these promotional bookmarks to library staff, trustees, friends groups, and educators.

DayByDayNY bookmark; click to download a printable version, four to a sheet, two-sided printing
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To promote the DaybyDayNY.org web site to child care providers and families with young children, distribute the DaybyDayNY.org promotional bookmarks at locations with other library print materials, at the library circulation desk, and during visits to community organizations.

See also NY's Early Literacy Plan and You

Research

Adams, Marilyn J. “Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning About Print” MIT Press 1992

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS: Quality Early Education and Child Care From Birth to Kindergarten.external link opens in a new window Committee on Early Childhood, Adoption, and Dependent Care. Pediatrics, Jan 2005; 115: 187 - 191.

Burgess, S.R., Hecht, S.A. & Lonigan, C.J. (2002). Relations of the home literacy environment (HLE) to the development of reading-related abilities: A one-year longitudinal studyexternal link opens in a new window [link is to ERIC record]. Reading Research Quarterly, vol. 37, 408-426.

Cunningham, A.E. & Stanovich, K.E. (1997). Early reading acquisition and its relation to reading experience and ability 10 years later.external link opens in a new window Developmental Psychology, vol. 33, 934-945.

Jeffery, Debby Ann. Literate Beginnings: Programs for Babies and Toddlersexternal link opens in a new window [link is to ERIC record]. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1995.

McGee, Lea. “Repeated Interactive Read-Alouds in Preschool and Kindergarten.”external link opens in a new window International Reading Association.” The Reading Teacher. 60(8), 742-751.

Nespeca, Sue Mcleaf. "Urban Head Start Mothers: Their Personal Reading Habits, Involvement in Sharing Books with Their Children, and Perceptions of Their Public Library." Journal of Youth Services in Libraries. Vol.8. No.2. (Winter 1995):188-194.

Ortiz, R.W. (2000). The many faces of learning to read: The role of fathers in helping their children to develop early literacy skills. Multicultural Perspectives, vol. 2, 10-17

Teale, W.H. (1999). Libraries promote early literacy learning: Ideas from current research and early childhood programsexternal link opens in a new window [link is to ERIC record]. Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, vol 12, no 3, 9-16.

Last Updated: April 17, 2014 -- asm; for questions, comments or suggestions, contact Karen Balsen