The Children's Literature Web Guide

Children's Literature - Resources for Parents

[***] indicates an Internet resource that in my opinion is particularly valuable.
Choosing a Child's Book
A helpful pamphlet from the Children's Book Council

Helping Your Child Learn to Read[***]
With activities for children from infancy through age 10. Written By Bernice Cullinan and Brod Bagert. One of a series of Publications for Parents from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Helping Your Child Use the Library
By Kathryn Perkinson. Another of the OERI booklets.

How Can I Improve My Child's Reading?
An ACCESS ERIC pamphlet summarizing research on the ways in which parents can help young children learn to read.

Kids Connect @ the Library: Tips for Parents[New!]
Useful advice about Reading, Libraries, and the Internet from the American Library Association.

Family Planet[***]
A general-interest parenting magazine created specifically for the Web. Good coverage of children's books and other media.

National Parent Information Network
General information about education and parenting.

Parents and Children Together Online
From the ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication. Read stories especially chosen to be shared between parents and children, as well as nonfiction articles on topics of interest to children, and reviews of recent children's books.

ParentsPlace Reading Room
Brings together information about a number of parenting publications, and includes a series of essays entitled Reading to Your Children.

Child Safety on the Information Highway
By Lawrence J. Magid. Good guidelines on how to reap the benefits of online services, while minimizing the dangers. Originally produced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Interactive Services Association.

H O M E ~ S E A R C H ~ E M A I L
Friday, February 14, 1997
Copyright 1994, 1995 David K. Brown. All rights reserved
The Children's Literature Web Guide