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Reading, Literacy and Your Child


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Trelease, J. The read-aloud handbook, 5th ed. New York: Penguin Books; 2001.

Written and compiled by Kyla Boyse, RN.  Reviewed by faculty and staff at the University of Michigan

Updated October 2010

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