A Father And His Boy ReadingS.P.A.R.R.K.S. is a reading approach that targets at – risk families who have pre – school age children. Parents may participate, with their children, from the time of conception to age 4 or pre – kindergarten. The goal of the this reading program is to assist parent gain an appreciation for reading while facilitating their ability to teach their child/ren to read and comprehend the printed word Other concepts may be introduced based on the  child/children’s developmental readiness