Launching Young Readers: 5 Part Series (DVD)

Launching Young Readers: 5 Part Series (DVD)

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Launching Young Readers is a series of half-hour PBS television programs that look at different reading strategies to help young children learn to read.

The programs also feature practical advice for parents and interweave the personal stories of children, families, and teachers. Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, each program also includes a profile of a prominent children's book author. The included titles are:

  • Roots of Reading, with Fred Rogers
  • Sounds and Symbols, with Annette Bening
  • Fluent Reading, with Deborah Norville
  • Writing and Spelling, with Vivica A. Fox
  • Reading for Meaning, with Frank McCourt

    The programs are available as a DVD with bonus material. Visit Reading Rockets for a free, downloadable viewers' guide, teachers' guide, and bilingual family guide.

    Produced by Reading Rockets and Rubin Tarrant Productions for WETA.

    Running time: 130 minutes

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