US Department of Education- Reading Resources
This government website provides links to articles and sites that will help parents become knowledgeable about reading.
Reading is Fundamental
Includes links to pages and brochures about how to motivate children to read, book lists, and guides to help with different types of books.
Reading Rockets- Books and Authors
Take a look at book lists, video interviews, "how to" guides, and some fun materials.
Reading Rockets- Family Literacy
Links to various reading websites about helping to encourage the whole family to be involved.
8 Steps for Parents to Help Their Struggling Reader
Tips for parents who are worried about their struggling reader.
Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children's Reading Success
This guide, developed by the National Research Council, explains how children learn to read and how adults can help them. It provides ideas for the prevention of reading difficulties in early childhood and the primary grades. Copies are available from the National Academy Press by calling 1-800-624-6242. Each book costs $14.95 plus shipping and handling.