Developed by the American library Association, Brighton District Library has adopted Every Child Ready to Read 2nd edition as a model for all early literacy programming. For more information on this model, please visit http://everychildreadytoread.org
Every Child Ready to Read is based on the following principles:
- A parent is the child’s first and most valuable teacher.
- Getting ready to read begins at birth.
- Reading is an essential life skill.
- Play provides a wide range of benefits and opportunities for a child getting ready to read.