Parents can help their children learn to read. The effectiveness of parents' help, however, varies according to the type of parent-child activities. Educators, when deciding which type of intervention to implement, will have to weigh the differences in effectiveness across the different types of intervention against the amount of resources needed to implement the interventions. The information in this book comes from many research studies that examined early literacy development. This book contains a summary of what scientific research says about how children learn to read and write, and also discusses the things you can do with your child at different grade levels to help him become a reader. What to look for in quality day-care centres and pre-schools to help your children become readers is examined as well.