Learning to Read the World: Language and Literacy in the First Three Years

Edited by Sharon E. Rosenkoetter

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The newborn is amazingly equipped to acquire language and literacy—these early years are the foundation upon which later learning is built.

Drawing on current research, the authors of Learning to Read the World, including J. Ronald Lally, director of WestEd’s Program for Infant/Toddler Caregivers, examine the elements of beginning language and literacy and look at how families, programs, and communities can encourage beginning language and literacy in infants and toddlers.

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  • “A must read for everyone who is interested in supporting literacy during the early years.”

    Judith A. Schickedanz, Ph.D., Professor, School of Education, Boston University
  • “This wonderful resource will help teachers, caregivers, and parents work together to prepare children to be skilled and enthusiastic readers.”

    Marian Wright Edelman, President, Children’s Defense Fund

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