American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a policy statement recommending parent-child home reading beginning at birth and continuing at least through kindergarten.

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Book-Rich Environments Initiative

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Text Talk: Capturing the Benefits of Read-Aloud Experiences for Young Children by Isabel L. Beck, Ph.D, Margaret G. McKeown, Ph.D.

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