The Richmond Rotary Club supports literacy and learning in our community. Here are a few
Resources that highlight the importance of literacy and provide information on how to develop
reading skills in children.

• Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children’s Reading Success: https://

This guide was created by the National Research Council; Division of Behavioral and
Social Sciences and Education; Board on Behavioral, Cognitive and Sensory Sciences;
Committee on the Prevention of Reading Difficulties in Young Children.

• 2020 What’s Hot in Literacy Report from the International Literacy Association (IRA)

The ILA’s annual report offers a look at the issues and topics that literacy professionals
think are critical to the future of literacy education.

• 13 Things Babies Learn When We Read with Them by Julia Luckenbill
Article promoting literacy and learning from the National Association for the Education of
Young Children.

• Helping Your Child Become a Reader from the U.S. Department of Education

Book created for parents to assist with literacy training in the home.