Let’s Read Together! Backgrounder

Reading together with family is a child’s first introduction to reading. Children like it when their families read with them, even when children can read on their own. Reading together connects children to the people they love and more. This backgrounder includes information on what children learn when someone reads to them and tips for families.

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