Resources for Families

General

  • A list of recommended activities to help children (birth – age 6) build their language skills.

  • El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Information resource on reading, teaching, and tutoring techniques. Includes sections on reading aloud and suggestions for parents.

  • Based on “Ten Quick Ways to Analyze Children’s Books for Racism and Sexism.” This resource equips parents, caregivers, librarians, educators, and readers to evaluate the visual and verbal messages present in children’s books that may influence a child’s perception of themselves and others.

Native American and Alaskan Native

Asian American and Pacific Islander