by Sue North
InCite – 1 May 2008

The article discusses the role of the family literacy program developed in 2003 by the State Library of Western Australia called Better Beginnings. The program forms a partnership with families and communities to raise awareness on the importance of encouraging reading among children. The program also enables literacy professionals to develop links and reach out to communities. In 2008, over 46,000 families across Western Australia are reached by the program, showing attainment of its goals.

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