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Early Literacy

Our Recommended Reads

Featured Read-Aloud

Enjoy more Read Alouds, Spanish/Bilingual Read Alouds and ASL Storytelling on our Youtube Playlist page

!Disfruten más cuentos en voz alta en español, inglés y el lenguaje de señas estadounidense en nuestra página de Youtube!

Maryland Day by Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar

Books from birth

The Books from Birth program is designed to get books into the homes and hands of every young child in Prince George’s County. Find out more here.

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Encouraging Early Literacy

Beginning at birth and during your child’s early years, crucial connections are formed and strengthened in the brain through repeated playful, loving, and stimulating experiences. Each time you read a story, tickle a belly, sing a song, or play peek-a-boo, connections are made between brain cells. Repetition makes the connections stronger, so sing that song again!

Additional Resources

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Discover favorite books and apps matched to your child's age and interest on Beanstack!

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OverDrive has many popular children's and teen's books in eBook and downloadable audiobook formats. 10 items can be checked out at a time.

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