Books Are Just the Beginning

Building Early Literacy through Family Engagement

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Support early literacy development in your classroom with high quality program implementation. Tips and tricks for running your book rotation smoothly, delivering effective classroom read-aloud and ensuring parent engagement. Learn More »


You are your child’s first teacher – learn about effective strategies for choosing books and sharing stories with your young child to prepare them for success.
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Aprenda eficaces estrategias para elegir y compartir libros con sus hijos pequeños. Màs información »

您是小孩的第一個老師–了解多一些關於選書,和與您的孩子分享故事的策略,為他們的成功做好準備。了解更多 »



Interested in making a difference for children in your community? Join us as we support families to share books regularly with their children.
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The best companies to work for are the ones who give back to their community. Join Raising A Reader to build a community where all children have the opportunity to engage in book sharing with their families and enter kindergarten ready to learn.
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Help us provide books, training and support to low income families so that they can share books and build language and literacy skills for future success.
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Since 1999, Raising A Reader has been a leader in evidence-based literacy programming for young children. Outcome data demonstrates that Raising a Reader effectively develops family reading habits, and helps young children enter school ready to learn. Read more about our impact.

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