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Shining Stars: First Graders Learn to Read
This brief booklet suggests ways parents can help their first grader learn to read. The publication was created as part of the Partnership for Reading, a collaborative effort by the National Institute for Literacy, the U.S. Department of Education, and the NICHD to bring the findings of evidence-based reading research to those with an interest in helping all people learn to read well.

A Child Becomes a Reader: Kindergarten through Grade 3
This booklet, which is based on the findings of the National Reading Panel, describes activities that parents can do with their children, from age five through age 10, to improve reading skills.

¿Dónde está Oso?/Where's the Bear (Spanish)
This interactive, Spanish-language book encourages children to help Tiger and his forest friends in their search to find Bear. Parents can also learn developmental milestones as they read the book to their young child.

Baby's Busy Day — Being One is So Much Fun!
Meet Baby, a one-year-old puppy who is having a very busy day! Follow along as Mom, Dad, and Sis engage Baby throughout his day while encouraging his development along the way! As you read this fun story with your little one, keep an eye out for the paw prints to learn what one-year-old milestones to look for in your baby's development, and the hearts for tips on how you can help! Also available in Spanish: Un dia ocupado del bebe: Tener un año es divertido!

Milestone Moments booklet
This 46-page booklet contains developmental milestone checklists and tips for parents of children aged 2 months to 5 years.

Milestone Moments brochure (Spanish)
This tri-fold brochure contains information in Spanish about developmental milestones for children aged 6 months to 4 years.

NetCetera: Chatting with Kids about Being Online (English and Spanish)
Net Cetera is a guide for parents, teachers, and other adults who spend time with kids. This guide offers practical tips and ideas for getting the conversation started about social networking, privacy, mobile devices, computer security, and dealing with cyberbullying. Also available in Spanish: Netcétera: Cómo charlar con sus hijos sobre su comportamíento en línea

Put Reading First, Spanish: La Lectura es lo Primero
The activities included in this Spanish language booklet were designed for all parents to help their children at home. These practical ideas are the result of research that indicates how parents and teachers can help children learn to read.

Adventures in Parenting
This booklet describes how parents can use responding, preventing, monitoring, modeling, and mentoring to help them successfully raise children from birth to age 14.

Qué significa ser padres? Guía para ayudarlos a tener éxito como padres y madres de familia
This 70-page booklet, based on more than 20 years of NICHD research on parenting, offers guidelines that can help you be successful as a parent and provides real-life examples of putting these guidelines into action.

Sueño seguro para su bebé: Reduzca el riesgo del síndrome de muerte subita del bebé y de muerte por otras causas relacionadas con el sueño
This 24-page, Spanish-language booklet is part of the "Safe to Sleep" campaign, an effort to educate families and caregivers on how to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other causes of sleep-related death.

Heads Up: Stop. Think. Connect. (English and Spanish)
The internet offers a world of opportunities, but they come with certain risks. This booklet for kids helps them socialize online safely.

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