Teaching Parents to Read

Arnold, Renea; Colburn, Nell
June 2004
School Library Journal;Jun2004, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p41
Trade Publication
Features the literacy program Every Child Ready to Read @ your library. Skills developed in the program; Description of workshops involved the program; Information on how to avail of the workshops.


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