Launching Young Readers: 11-Part Series on 7 DVDs
Launching Young Readers is a series of half-hour television programs that look at different reading strategies to help young children learn to read. The programs also feature practical advice for parents,and interweaves 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 programs are hosted by celebrities Fred Rogers, Annette Bening, Deborah Norville, Vivica A. Fox, Frank McCourt, Al Roker, Rita Moreno, Henry Winkler, Molly Ringwald, and Reba McEntire.
The individual titles are:
Available in DVD format.
Running time: 286 minutes