Resources for Parents
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LAPL Research and Homework - (scroll down, they are in alpha order; most require a library card # for login)

L. A. Times  "Reading by 9" (2016 edition) is a multi-year campaign aimed at helping kindergarten through third-grade students read at grade level by the age of nine. The Parent Reading Guide includes book lists, literacy programs, reading tips and more.

Read Kiddo Read - James Patterson has "gathered the creme de la creme... very special books kids will gobble up and ask for more." (2011)

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature - A collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

FOCAL Friends of Children and Literature, supporting the Central Library's Children's Department with programs, awards, and special materials.


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