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A Child Becomes a Reader I: Birth to Preschool

Researchers have found that children begin to learn reading and writing at home, long before they go to school. This booklet summarizes the most important research findings, defines important terms, and lists reading skills that kids at different ages are developing. (National Institute for Literacy, The Partnership for Reading)

Publication Date: 

2003
"Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" — A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1943