Ready to Read at New York Libraries -- Early Literacy Resources and Research
See also NY's Early Literacy Plan and You
- ALA/ALSC (Association of Library Service to Children): Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library; Research on Early Literacy (contains a wealth of information and research on Early Literacy)
- Bank Street's Guide to Literacy for Volunteers & Tutors (Primary emphasis is placed on early childhood education)
- BornLearning.org [Español]
- Center for Early Literacy Learning
- Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
- Council on Children and Families: NYS Family Resources
- Family Reading Partnership
- LiteracyCenter.Net; The Early Childhood Education Network
- National Center for Family Literacy
- National Institute for Early Education Research
- New York Parenting Education Partnership
- PBS Parents
- Reach Out and Read
- South Carolina Day by Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar
- U.S. Department of Education: Helping Your Child Become a Reader [Español]
- Zero to Three: Early Language and Literacy
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. 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 study [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. Developmental Psychology, vol. 33, 934-945.
Jeffery, Debby Ann. Literate Beginnings: Programs for Babies and Toddlers [link is to ERIC record]. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 1995.
McGee, Lea. “Repeated Interactive Read-Alouds in Preschool and Kindergarten.” 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 programs [link is to ERIC record]. Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, vol 12, no 3, 9-16.