Articles and Studies Highlighting the Benefit of Reading Aloud to New Borns


Burkam DT, Lee VE (2002) Inequality at the starting gate: Social background differences in achievement as children begin school. Economic Policy Institute.
http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED470551

Carrol, Crystal. The effects of parental literacy involvement and child reading interest on the development of emergent literacy skills. In: University of Milwaukee Digital Commons. August 2013
http://dc.uwm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1235&context=etd

Dewar, Gwen.  The effects of television on language development skills:  Does TV really prevent learning. 
http://www.parentingscience.com/effects-of-television-on-children-learning-speech.html

Duursma E, Augustyn M, Zuckerman B (2008) Reading aloud to children: the evidence. Arch Dis Child 93:554-557.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18477693

Fry, Susan.  Study says reading aloud to children, more than talking, builds literacy.
https://edsource.org/2015/study-says-reading-aloud-to-children-more-than-talking-builds-literacy/82045

Fuller B, Bein E, Kim Y, Rabe-Hesketh S (2015) Differing cognitive trajectories of Mexican American toddlers. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 1-31.
http://hjb.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/01/06/0739986315571113.abstract

Guerrero AD, Fuller B, Chu L, Kim A, Franke T, Bridges M, Kuo A (2013) Early growth of Mexican-American children: lagging in preliteracy skills but not social development. Matern Child Health J 17:1701-1711.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10995-012-1184-7

Hart B, Risley TR (2003) The early catastrophe. American Educator Spring.
http://scholar.google.com/scholar_url?url=http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic1317532.files/09-10/Hart-Risley-2003.pdf&hl=en&sa=X&scisig=AAGBfm3V6-lcWFhk2FgmPgkCWzUXo4FFZA&nossl=1&oi=scholarr

Lauer RH (2010) Reading for life: The poverty/illiteracy connection.
http://www.languageandliteracyforall.org/literacy/reading-for-life-the-povertyilliteracy-connection/

Neuman SB, Celano D (2001) Access to print in low-income and middle-income communities: An ecological study of four neighborhoods. Reading Research Quarterly 36:8-26s.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1598/RRQ.36.1.1/abstract

Rich M. Pediatrics group to recommend reading aloud to children from birth. In: New York Times. June 24, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/us/pediatrics-group-to-recommend-reading-aloud-to-children-from-birth.html?_r=0

Rothschild A. Beyond the word gap. In: The Atlantic. April 22, 2016.
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/04/beyond-the-word-gap/479448/

Wong A. Where books are all but nonexistent. In: The Atlantic. July 14, 2016
http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/07/where-books-are-nonexistent/491282/