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good information for parents, from how to help your child become a better reader to safety on the web...

Reading Aloud to Your Children:

Advice to Parents  Issues of interest for parents concerning children from preschool through adolescence.

Arthur: Parent's Corner

Coolmath4parents...For Parents AND Grandparents

Crayola Creativity Central for Parents

Disney's  Resources and information for parents and children.

Family Education Network  Information on a variety of topics for parents. Parents' Place

Great Library and School Sites  700+ wonderful websites for kids and the adults who care about them with a librarian's guide to cyberspace and lots of other neat stuff!

Helping Your Child Get Ready for School  Activities to help children from birth to age five years in their preparation for school.

Helping Your Child Learn Responsible Behavior  Information from the Department of Education providing practical suggestions for helping young children appreciate the importance of acting responsibly in their everyday lives.

Help Your Child Improve in Test-taking  An article describing how you can help children take tests, provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

National PTA Website  A large collection of information resources for parents.

Scholastic Parents' Page

Tips For Parents  American Library Association offers topics such as "10 Ways Kids Connect At The Library", "How To Raise A Reader", "Know What your Children Are Reading", "Good Books For Kids", and "What Parents Should Know".

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Internet Safety:
Child Safety on the Information Highway

The Librarian's Guide to CyberSpace for Parents & Kids

Surfing the Net with Kids

Yahooligans! Parents' Guide to Safe Surfing

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