Reading Rockets

Roots of Reading

Special | 26m 45s

Hosted by Fred Rogers, The Roots of Reading looks at the earliest stages of literacy in such locations as a baby speech lab and a Head Start center. The program examines how parents, childcare providers, and kindergarten teachers can get children started on the road to literacy. Features children's book author and illustrator Rosemary Wells (Max and Ruby).

Aired: 04/30/03

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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Funding for the Reading Rockets Launching Young Readers series was provided by the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.