This book describes and defines family literacy; provides a research basis for it; and offers concrete, effective strategies for family literacy. Dr. Stegelin presents a treasure house of ideas and strategies to help all families engage in meaningful literacy activities. Many of these activities are free. Dr. Stegelin demonstrates how many family activities can be turned into a literacy event. The book is designed to be used directly by schools and other agencies that support family literacy programs and activities. This is a companion piece to Early Literacy Education: First Steps Toward Dropout Prevention.