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Haney, M. H., & Hill, J. (2004). Relationships between parent-teaching activities and emergent literacy in preschool children. Early Child Development and Care, 17(3), 215–228.

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Shanahan, C., Shanahan, T. (2014). Does disciplinary literacy have a place in elementary school? The Reading Teacher, 67(8).

Storch, S., Whitehurst, G., (2001). The role of family and home in the literacy development of children from low-income backgrounds. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development 2001(92) 53-72.

Dr. Julie Hentges, Associate Professor, University of Central, MO (UCM) is a teacher and K-12 reading specialist. She was honored as Advisor of the Year, Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Society; and Learning to the Greater Degree Award, UCM. Dr. Hentges’ research interest addresses instruction to accelerate student achievement.