Myth Busters

Arnold, Renea; Colburn, Nell
March 2010
School Library Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on misconceptions held by many parents concerning early literacy and reading to children. Reading books from beginning to end, spending 20 minutes a day reading with a child, and the abilities of babies, toddlers, and young children to sit still and follow a story are discussed. The importance of developing conversations around books, engaging children at appropriate levels, and reading with children of all ages is also examined.


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