FOX 11 parenting expert on raising a kid who loves to read

- The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is this weekend at USC, a great event for the entire family.

And here's a sobering statistic in our country: one in four school-age children do not read at grade level (if at all).

Tips for raising a reader (watch the full video above):

-Book Club

-DEAR: Drop Everything and Read

-Field Trips: Library, Book Festivals


-Read to each other

-Read Classics and Comic Books

-Encourage Interests

The Festival of Books is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

You can find Donna at and on Twitter @DonnaTetreault or Facebook.

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