Raising a Lifelong Reader

In this video, author Pam Allyn shares the four key components for raising your children to become lifelong readers. These simple guidelines will help you to foster a joyous and spontaneous love of words, language and stories that will follow your child into adulthood and aid him or her in sharing the unique thoughts, ideas and personal narratives that exist within each of us. Join Pam in this segment to learn ways to teach your children to become confident, joyous and thoughtful lifelong readers.

For more information about the information that Pam went over in the video, you can click below to download the PDF file that outlines her R.E.A.D. model.

Raising a Lifelong Reader


Pam Allyn is Executive Director of LitLife and LitWorld, international organizations specializing in quality education. Pam’s acclaimed book What to Read When: The Books and Stories to Read with Your Child and All the Best Times to Read Them (Avery, a Member of Penguin Group USA, 2009) won the 2009 Gold Award from the National Parenting Publications Association. She has received the James Patterson Page Turner Award, Disney Points of Light Foundation Award and Legacy of Service Award from The Children’s Village for her groundbreaking Books for Boys program. Pam has also written influential books for educators including The Complete 4 for Literacy (Scholastic, 2007).



Pam welcomes your questions and invites you to weigh in with your own opinions and experiences in the comment section below.

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