[RFHF] Early literacy brochures available online

heather mcneil heatherm at dpls.lib.or.us
Tue Apr 2 08:22:54 PDT 2013

I really like the information  available from Reach Out and Read, because they are brief and their website is easily browsed.
However, it looks like most of what used to be printable handouts are now just on the website.  But their Milestones Chart is free to download and print.

From: reading-for-healthy-families-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us [mailto:reading-for-healthy-families-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] On Behalf Of Rick Samuelson
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 8:49 AM
To: Katie Anderson; (reading-for-healthy-families at listsmart.osl.state.or.us)
Subject: Re: [RFHF] Early literacy brochures available online

I have to throw this in:

Although they charge for the English Brochures... the Born to Read Spanish and Chinese brochures are totally free to print:

I love them because they include really good booklists and basic Early Literacy information.

Take care,

Rick Samuelson, Youth Services Librarian
Washington County Cooperative Library Services
(503) 648-9785 x5#
From: reading-for-healthy-families-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us<mailto:reading-for-healthy-families-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us> [mailto:reading-for-healthy-families-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] On Behalf Of Katie Anderson
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2013 8:43 AM
To: (reading-for-healthy-families at listsmart.osl.state.or.us<mailto:reading-for-healthy-families at listsmart.osl.state.or.us>)
Subject: [RFHF] Early literacy brochures available online

In past couple weeks I've had lots of great questions about early literacy brochures. I thought many of you might interested in the information and resources...

Unfortunately the State Library doesn't have the capacity to give away early literacy brochures. However there are a lot available online to download and print-printing them would be your only cost. My favorites are listed below. If you have other favorites, please share them with us! (Libraries, printing early literacy brochures is an allowable Ready to Read cost. Please contact me if you have questions about it.)

Every Child Ready to Read 1st Edition brochures (English only):

*         Early Talker (for birth-2 year olds/babies) http://www.earlylit.net/readytoread/English2004/parguidebrochETbw.pdf

*         Talker (for 2-3 year olds/toddlers) http://www.earlylit.net/readytoread/English2004/parguidebrochTbw.pdf

*         Pre-Reader (for 4-5 year olds/preschoolers) http://www.earlylit.net/readytoread/English2004/parguidebrochPRbw.pdf

Reading for a Healthy Start comes in  English (http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/youthsvcs/reading.healthy.families/read.health.start.eng.pdf) and in Spanish (http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/youthsvcs/reading.healthy.families/read.health.start.sp.pdf)

You may also want to take a look at all the different early literacy handouts, brochures, etc. available on this webpage: http://www.earlylit.net/booklists/index.shtml. These are also available to download for free; the only cost to your library would be printing them.

If you want something a little fancier and have a better budget, then Every Child Ready to Read 2nd Edition brochures are available to purchase from the American Library Association here: http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3405.

Hopefully this will be useful,


Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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