Web Sites for Parents
Find books based on your child's interests and reading level http://kansas.bookconnect.com
Summer reading http://www.ala.org/alsc/compubs/booklists/summerreadinglist
Helping your child develop as a reader and writer http://www.pbs.org/parents/readinglanguage/
Encouraging your child to read http://parenting.kaboose.com/education-and-learning/learning-resources/how-can-encourage-my-young-child-to-read.html
Helping your child learn to read http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/learread.html
Homework help http://www.discoveryeducation.com/parents/
Lots of helpful information http://www.readingrockets.org/audience/parents
Jim Trelease on reading aloud http://trelease-on-reading.com/
More activities www.education.com
Learn English http://usalearns.org
Local Literacy Resources
Barnes & Noble, Jr. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/Childrens-Books-Learning-Toys-Kids-DVDs/379001718/?
Books a Million http://www.booksamillion.com/kidsamillion?id=5429064816714
Green Valley Book Fair http://www.gvbookfair.com/
Harrisonburg Children's Museum http://www.hcmuseum.org/cms/
Massanutten Regional Library http://www.mrlib.org/
As with all material found on the Internet, teachers and parents should be very careful
in allowing students to explore these sites unless direct supervision is provided.
Harrisonburg City Schools is not responsible for the content of various links beyond the
initial levels of each site.