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Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

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ISBN10 : 144242415X

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: 1 told 2 and 2 told 3, "I'll race you to the top of the apple tree." One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile up and bumblebees threaten, what's the number that saves the day? (Hint: It rhymes with "hero.") Read and count and play and laugh to learn the surprising answer.

Words

Author : Bill Martin Jr,John Archambault

ISBN10 : 1534401261

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 16

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1952

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Book Summary: From the creators of the bestselling classic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom comes a lively parade of fancy, dancy, prancy words! Some words are long. Some words are short. Some words are fancy. Some words are dancy. Bill Martin, Jr., and John Archambault’s rhythmic text about first words is the perfect fit for Lois Ehlert’s bold, bright, cheerful art. This winning combination makes this book a must-have for all Chicka Chicka Boom Boom fans!

Duck & Goose, 1, 2, 3

Author : Tad Hills

ISBN10 : 0375982825

Publisher : Schwartz & Wade

Number of Pages : 22

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1221

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Book Summary: PRESCHOOLERS WILL CHEER the return of Duck and Goose! All the favorite characters, including Bluebird and Thistle, return—this time to introduce basic counting concepts. One goose. Two ducks. Three friends. As the characters illustrate from numbers 1 to 10, children will love to follow along with the simple text and all-new original art. Easter egg-colored art makes this the perfect Easter gift for young children everywhere!

A B See

Author : Elizabeth Doyle

ISBN10 : 1481437003

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 719

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Book Summary: A beautifully illustrated, graphic alphabet book with a fun search-and-find twist. If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s in a single letter? Everything in A B See! Because hidden in each graphic letter are tiny troves of ABC treasures waiting to be found by sharp-eyed readers. Can you find the apple, arrow, and armor in the letter A? Or the bear, banjo, and bike buried in the letter B? Read along in this unique alphabet board book that asks audiences to A B See beyond the ABCs.

Ten Little Caterpillars

Author : Bill Martin

ISBN10 : 1442433868

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1430

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Book Summary: Ten little caterpillars are out and about in our big, wide world--come join them! You never know what you might find. . . . A butterfly, perhaps? Readers of all ages have celebrated the work of Bill Martin Jr and Lois Ehlert ever since their first collaboration on Chicka Chicka Boom Boom more than twenty-five years ago. Now these two picture-book geniuses are together again in this dynamic and visually stunning counting-and-natural history picture book that's just perfect for reading aloud--and comes complete with a glossary filled with intriguing information about all of the caterpillar stars!

Holey Moley

Author : Lois Ehlert

ISBN10 : 144249302X

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1374

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Book Summary: Get to know Mole, the underground protector of the garden, in this fact-filled natural history adventure with vibrant collage artwork from the Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. Some might think that Mole is a garden pest, but the truth is, he is a pest-preventer! Mole keeps worms and caterpillars and other crawly bugs from munching up all the growing veggie plants. And so at harvest time, there is a bounty of yummy goodies for the gardeners to enjoy—and Mole is chubby from all the eating he has done and ready to get cozy in his burrow for winter. Complete with a beautiful glossary identifying all of the different worms, caterpillars, moths, and butterflies included in the illustrations, this colorful gem from Caldecott Honoree Lois Ehlert is sure to delight nature lovers of all ages.

RRRalph

Author : Lois Ehlert

ISBN10 : 1442435216

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1653

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Book Summary: Don’t think dogs can talk? Then you haven’t met Ralph! He’s the smartest pup around, and he can tell you all about whether the path is rough, rough on his paws, or whether he wants to come inside. ( Yep, yep, he does!) Featuring playful, dimensional collage illustrations and a funny and sweet call-and-response text, RRRalph is sure to get little ones laughing (and talking to their dogs!).

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Author : Bill Martin,John Archambault

ISBN10 : 1442438916

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1417

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Book Summary: A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! The well-known authors of Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope have created a rhythmic alphabet chant that rolls along on waves of fun. Lois Ehlert's rainbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors makes the merry parade of letters unforgettable.

Eating the Alphabet

Author : Lois Ehlert

ISBN10 : 0547539096

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 1815

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Book Summary: While teaching upper- and lowercase letters to preschoolers, Ehlert introduces fruits and vegetables from around the world. A glossary at the end provides interesting facts about each food.

The Scraps Book

Author : Lois Ehlert

ISBN10 : 1442435720

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 72

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 1036

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Book Summary: The renowned Caldecott Honoree and illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom provides a moving, intimate, and inspiring inside look at her colorful picture book career. Lois Ehlert always knew she was an artist. Her parents encouraged her from a young age by teaching her how to sew and saw wood and pound nails, and by giving her colorful art supplies. They even gave her a special spot to work that was all her own. Today, many years and many books later, Lois takes readers and aspiring artists on a delightful behind-the-scenes tour of her books and her book-making process. Part fascinating retrospective, part moving testament to the value of following your dreams, this richly illustrated picture book is sure to inspire children and adults alike to explore their own creativity.

From the World of Goodnight Moon: 100 First Words

Author : Margaret Wise Brown

ISBN10 : 0063017431

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 16

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1077

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Book Summary: A delightful word book illustrated with familiar and comforting art from the world of Goodnight Moon. Sturdy board pages with 100 words organized into categories such as Animals, Colors, Toys, and Bedtime makes this word book just right for helping babies and toddlers identify words they’re beginning to learn. There’s no better way to get kids pointing, naming, and talking than with the iconic words and illustrations readers will recognize from Margaret Wise Brown’s and Clement Hurd’s beloved classics Goodnight Moon and My World. Perfect for tiny hands and growing minds, this word book is a great addition to every child’s first bookshelf.

Old Bear and His Cub

Author : Olivier Dunrea

ISBN10 : 1101654864

Publisher : Penguin

Number of Pages : 30

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: From the creator of the Gossie and Gertie books comes a playful and charming twist on the relationship between children and the adults who care for them. Old Bear loves Little Cub with all his heart. He makes sure that Little Cub eats all his porridge, takes a nap during their snowy walk, and wraps his red scarf tightly around his ears. Little Cub doesn't want to be told what to do, but he always listens to Old Bear because he knows that Old Bear loves him so. But when Old Bear catches a cold, it's Little Cub who knows just what to do to make Old Bear feel better. This winning story shows just how much Old Bears and Little Cubs love one another--with all their hearts.

Boo to You!

Author : Lois Ehlert

ISBN10 : 1439156123

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 42

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 693

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Book Summary: The harvest garden is bursting with delicious vegetables, the pumpkins are decorated and lit, and the mice have their costumes ready. Everyone is looking forward to the annual Halloween-night feast. Scary Cat wasn’t invited to the party, but he seems to think he’s coming anyway. Time for a clever mouse-style surprise to outsmart that cat!

Bikes for Sale

Author : Carter Higgins

ISBN10 : 1452175950

Publisher : Chronicle Books

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1217

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Book Summary: Maurice rides his bike to his shop every day. Lotta rides her bike to collect sticks every day. Both go about their separate routines, unaware of the friendship that awaits them just a few blocks away. But what happens when a branch and a lemon peel get in the way? This delightful falling-in-like story from acclaimed picture book creators Carter Higgins and Zachariah OHora celebrates the power of coincidence to lead us to the friends we're meant to meet all along.

The Little Red Rescue Box (PAW Patrol)

Author : Nickelodeon Publishing

ISBN10 : 1681073641

Publisher : Nickelodeon

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1029

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Book Summary: Boys and girls ages 0 to 3 will love these four stories starring the awesome pups of Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol! It features a sturdy handle for adventures on the go. This Nickelodeon read-along contains audio narration.

#baby

Author : Michael Joosten

ISBN10 : 1984893769

Publisher : Doubleday Books for Young Readers

Number of Pages : 24

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 599

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Book Summary: Babies LOVE looking at photos of other babies. And here's a hip and funny photographic board book perfect for the Instagram-era baby and parent! Little #babies are bringing big #lols in this photographic board book, guaranteed to be a hit with social media-savvy parents who love #Instagram and #Twitter. Parents love sharing pics of their children on social media, and now there's a book celebrating that. With favorite hashtags like #tbt, #omg, and #selfie, along with hilarious #photos of little ones overflowing with personality, it's the ultimate addition to any modern baby's #library.

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb

Author : Al Perkins

ISBN10 : 0307976467

Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers

Number of Pages : 36

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1686

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Book Summary: Illus. in full color. A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers.

Mommy Hugs

Author : Karen Katz

ISBN10 : 141698044X

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 635

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Book Summary: Count from one to ten as Mommy and baby count their hugs throughout the day. From one nuzzle-wuzzle wake-up hug, to four "I'll always catch you!" sliding hugs, all the way to ten "I love you!" good-night hugs, this book captures some of the special moments mother and child share. In the style of Karen Katz's COUNTING KISSES, this is a simple, fun, bright book that mommies will love to read with their little ones.

Daddy Hugs

Author : Karen Katz

ISBN10 : 1442439645

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1853

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Book Summary: How many daddy hugs does it take to say I love you? Cuddle and count with this hug & read book!

Planting a Rainbow

Author : Lois Ehlert

ISBN10 : 0547543557

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1761

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Book Summary: This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. Lois Ehlert's bold collage illustrations include six pages that present all the flowers of each color of the rainbow.

Chica chica bum bum (Chicka Chicka Boom Boom)

Author : Bill Martin Jr,John Archambault

ISBN10 : 1534418385

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 36

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 691

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Book Summary: The bestselling children’s board book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, is now available in Spanish! Chica chica bum bum, el éxito de ventas en edición de pasta dura, está ahora disponible en español. A told B, And B told C, “I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.” A le dijo a B y B le dijo a C: —En el cocotero, ¡allí te esperaré! When all the letters of the alphabet race one another up the coconut tree, will there be enough room? Oh, no—Chicka Chicka BOOM! BOOM! Cuando todas las letras del alfabeto corren hasta el cocotero, ¿Habrá suficiente espacio? ¡Oh, no! Chica chica ¡BUM! ¡BUM! Roll along on wave of fun in this lively alphabet rhyme. Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault’s rhythmic chant and Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert’s ranbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors make the merry parade of letters unforgettable. Sígueles el paso en esta divertida y animada rima del abecedario que ahora está disponible en edición clásica de libro de cartón. El canto rítmico de Bill Martin Jr y John Archambault, ilustrado por Lois Ehlert, ganadora del Premio de Honor de Caldecott, es un arco iris de brillantes, llamativos y joviales colores que hace que este alegre desfile de letras sea inolvidable.

Publishers Weekly Book Publishing Almanac 2022

Author : Publishers Weekly

ISBN10 : 1510768904

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 768

Category : Reference

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Book Summary: Announcing the first edition of Publishers Weekly Book Publishing Almanac 2022. Designed to help authors, editors, agents, publicists, and anyone else working in book publishing understand the changing landscape of book publishing, it is an essential reference for anyone who works in the industry. Written by industry veterans and co-published with Publishers Weekly magazine, here is the first-ever book to offer a comprehensive view of how modern book publishing works. It offers history and context, as well as up-to-the-minute information for anyone interested in working in the field and for authors looking to succeed with a publisher or by self-publishing. You’ll find here information on: Finding an agent Self-publishing Amazon Barnes & Noble and other book chains Independent bookstores Special sales (non-traditional book markets) Distribution Foreign markets Publicity, Marketing, Advertising Subsidiary rights Book production E-books and audiobooks Diversity, equity, and inclusion across the industry And more! Whether you’re a seasoned publishing professional, just starting out in the business, or simply interested in how book publishing works, the Publishers Weekly Book Publishing Almanac will be an annual go-to reference guide and an essential, authoritative resource that will make that knowledge accessible to a broad audience. Featuring original essays from and interviews with some of the industry's most insightful and innovative voices along with highlights of PW's news coverage over the last year, the Publishers Weekly Book Publishing Almanac is an indispensable guide for publishers, editors, agents, publicists, authors and anyone who wants better to understand this business, its history, and its mysteries.

Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

Author : Penny Peck

ISBN10 : 1610697847

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 225

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: This manual is a "one-stop shop" on how to present storytimes to suit different audiences including bilingual learners, special needs children, and those in a variety of settings such as Head Start, preschools, and day care situations. • Features strategies for using sign language and adapting storytime for special needs children • Includes ideas for expanding storytimes using hands-on learning, crafts, toys, and play

Readers' Advisory for Children and 'Tweens

Author : Penny Peck

ISBN10 : 1598843885

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 190

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

Viewed : 1279

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Book Summary: This complete guide to youth readers' advisory covers genres, reading interests, and issues, as well as provides lists of sample titles and recommended reading. • Provides practical advice from a professional, presented in a simple, easy-to-follow format • Presents the "five-finger rule" to help emergent readers • Offers dozens of booklists, focusing on children's books by age group and interest/subject matter • Includes lists of books boys want to read, including novels, nonfiction, and graphic novels, as well as lists of books for reluctant readers, including books made into popular films • Descriptions of dozens of readers' advisory websites

How to Raise a Reader

Author : Pamela Paul,Maria Russo

ISBN10 : 1523508523

Publisher : Workman Publishing

Number of Pages : 216

Category : Family & Relationships

Viewed : 385

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Book Summary: An indispensable guide to welcoming children—from babies to teens—to a lifelong love of reading, written by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review. Do you remember your first visit to where the wild things are? How about curling up for hours on end to discover the secret of the Sorcerer’s Stone? Combining clear, practical advice with inspiration, wisdom, tips, and curated reading lists, How to Raise a Reader shows you how to instill the joy and time-stopping pleasure of reading. Divided into four sections, from baby through teen, and each illustrated by a different artist, this book offers something useful on every page, whether it’s how to develop rituals around reading or build a family library, or ways to engage a reluctant reader. A fifth section, “More Books to Love: By Theme and Reading Level,” is chockful of expert recommendations. Throughout, the authors debunk common myths, assuage parental fears, and deliver invaluable lessons in a positive and easy-to-act-on way.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? / Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? (Bilingual board book - English / Spanish)

Author : Bill Martin, Jr.

ISBN10 : 1250165571

Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

Number of Pages : 28

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 897

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Book Summary: A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck-- all parade across the pages of this delightful bilingual edition of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? (Oso pardo, oso parado, que ves ¿qué ves ahí?). Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Combined with Bill Martin's singsong text, they create unforgettable images of these endearing animals.

Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? / Oso bebé, oso bebé, ¿qué ves ahí? (Bilingual board book - English / Spanish)

Author : Bill Martin, Jr.

ISBN10 : 1250793823

Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

Number of Pages : 13

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1908

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Book Summary: A bilingual English and Spanish board book edition of Bill Martin and Eric Carle's classic picture book Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? / Oso bebé, oso bebé, ¿qué ves ahí? Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? is the final collaboration from this bestselling author-illustrator team. Young readers will enjoy Baby Bear's quest to find Mama, and they'll revel in identifying each of the native North American animals that appear along the way. The central focus on the special bond between Mama and baby makes a fitting finale to a beloved series. Oso bebé, oso bebé, ¿qué ves ahí? es la última colaboración del equipo autor-ilustrado más vendido. Los lectores jóvenes disfrutarán la aventura de Oso Bebé en búsqueda de Mamá, y se divertirán identificando cada uno de los animales nativos a Norte América que aparecen en el camino. El enfoque en la conexión especial entre Mamá y bebé hacen de este libro un final perfecto para una serie tan adorada.

Chicka Chicka ABC

Author : Bill Martin,John Archambault

ISBN10 : 1442458984

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 16

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1281

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Book Summary: A told B, and B told C, “I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.” So begins the lively alphabet rhyme that children and their parents love to recite. Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault’s rhythmic chant and Lois Ehlert’s bold, cheerful art have made Chicka Chicka Boom Boom a favorite for twenty years! To celebrate its twentieth anniversary, we are offering a new lapsize board book edition of Chicka Chicka ABC that will surely delight a new generation of Chicka Chicka fans.

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? / Oso polar, oso polar, ¿qué es ese ruido? (Bilingual board book - English / Spanish)

Author : Bill Martin, Jr.

ISBN10 : 1250794986

Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

Number of Pages : 13

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1218

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Book Summary: A bilingual English and Spanish board book edition of Bill Martin and Eric Carle's classic picture book Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? / Oso polar, oso polar, ¿qué es ese ruido? Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? is the companion book to the classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Bill Martin's simple, rhythmic text invites young listeners to chant along with the sounds of the animals in the zoo, from braying zebras to trumpeting elephants. Eric Carle's vibrant and imaginative illustrations are the perfect match for the playful text, keeping children enthralled reading after reading. Oso polar, Oso polar, ¿qué es ese ruido? es el libro acompañante del clásico Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿qué ves ahí? El texto simple y rítmico de Bill Martin invita a los escuchantes jóvenes a cantar junto a los sonidos de los animales en el zoológico, desde el rebuzno de la cebra hasta el trompar del elefante. El arte brillante e imaginativa de Eric Carle son la pareja perfecta para este texto divertido que mantiene a los niños y las niñas cautivos lectura tras lectura....

Getting Parents on Board

Author : Alisa Hindin,Mary Mueller

ISBN10 : 1317331451

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 180

Category : Education

Viewed : 415

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Book Summary: Learn how to work more effectively with K–5 parents to increase student achievement in math and literacy. Research shows that parent involvement in schools leads to higher test scores and more engaged and enthusiastic students, but it isn’t always easy for teachers to bridge the gap between the home and the school. This insightful book provides helpful, research-based strategies to foster meaningful home–school partnerships and overcome the challenges teachers often face when trying to build relationships with parents. You’ll learn new ways to: Promote parent involvement at home and school; Share specific math and literacy strategies with parents to reinforce children’s learning; Plan and organize effective parent conferences that foster true dialogue about a child’s education; Communicate with parents about what you’re teaching and how you’re teaching it, so they can actively contribute to their child’s learning at home; Develop family nights and workshops to get parents involved in learning at school; Recommend games, activities, and projects that parents can use at home to help their children practice math and literacy skills; And much more! Each chapter is full of practical tools such as Common Core-aligned strategies, useful resources for parents, and sample parent letters that you can use to increase and improve your home–school communications. Bonus: Additional parent letters on a variety of topics are available on our website, www.routledge.com/ 9781138998698, to help you keep parents connected throughout the year.

Get Real with Storytime: 52 Weeks of Early Literacy Programming with Nonfiction and Poetry

Author : Julie Dietzel-Glair,Marianne Crandall Follis Ph.D.

ISBN10 : 1440837392

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 337

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: This is a complete, year-long programming guide that shows librarians how to integrate nonfiction and poetry into storytime for preschool children in order to build literacy skills and overall knowledge. • Helps librarians meet children's interests in "real stuff" and reach more children—especially boys—in storytime • Provides new and effective ways to build early literacy skills using a unique blend of the "literary" and the "real" • Supports national and state standards that emphasize the use of more nonfiction and informational text • Enables librarians to make better use of their existing collections

O for a Thousand Nights to Sleep

Author : Lorilee Craker

ISBN10 : 0307564479

Publisher : WaterBrook

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Family & Relationships

Viewed : 1902

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Book Summary: How to Change the World (or at Least a Diaper) On Two Hours of Sleep. As the mom of a newborn, you’ll probably spend many wakeful moments wondering how your bundle of joy managed to set you onto the steepest learning curve of your life. Just like other really steep curves (think roller coasters), mommyhood can throw you for a big loop. But if you can keep your perspective–and your sense of humor–neither post-baby flab, nor interfering advisors, nor neon orange sweet-potato stains will be able to dash your gauzy visions of Baby’s first year. Designed to fuel the new mommy’s body, mind, and spirit, this indispensable month-by-month guidebook provides can’t-miss help from veteran moms. In the occasional lucid moments your sleep-starved brain allows, you’ll have a few good laughs and get the eye-opening scoop on: • Your life as a walking zombie • How to get more sleep (it can be done!) • Breast-feeding 101 (and no-guilt bottle-feeding) • Revving up your stalled love life • Battling your post-partum bulge • and much more! Whether you are a first-time mom or a “mom again,” O For a Thousand Nights to Sleep will cheer you on and help you enjoy this wondrous, wacky year of your life: Baby’s first!

Pencils Down!

Author : Paula Greene

ISBN10 : 1477144501

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 360

Category : Reference

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Book Summary: Pencils Down! has been forty-five years in the making. It is hoped that by sharing classroom experiences, the reader will be entertained, enlightened, and educated. The ideas presented are written for all educators: veteran, novice, substitute and student teachers, parents who homeschool, college and university professors, as well as for anyone who has a child in his or her care. The guide offers the fruit of my experiences, gleaned from a lifetime in the classroom. Writing this book has been a labor of love, and it is my sincere hope that all educators reading this book will find some fresh insight into the wonderful profession of teaching. Pencils Down! will take you on a journey whose itinerary begins in elementary school and spans more than four decades. I have taken that journey at the head of the class. Many an author has written a book on education without ever having stepped into a real classroom. I have stepped into many classrooms, many times, over many years, and now feel qualified to write my first book. Having successfully survived as a teacher forty-five years in the public and private sectors of both the New York and Nevada school systems prompted me to write this book, a book packed with lessons that work, school humor, enrichment activities, and sage advice ready to be used by anyone who desires to instill a love of learning in a child. You may wish to do many of the lessons with your students. Most of the text deals with activities based on beloved children’s books. I have selected more than fifty children’s books I most enjoyed reading and teaching my students. Although some of these books never achieved Newbery Medal award status, each book teaches something of life’s lessons, and each is a gem. My first priority was selecting excellent children’s books. I have selected a broad and diverse collection of children’s books with the hope that by using these books daily with all elementary school children, each child can learn to love books and appreciate the extended benefits of lifelong literacy. To give you a true flavor of what is covered, a summary of each part follows. Welcome to Pencils Down! Part One: School Humor You are reading this either because you are contemplating a career in teaching or are curious to find out whether a veteran teacher can still be sane after spending forty-five years in the classroom. Part One presents the humorous side to an otherwise serious profession. You will get a glimpse of nineteenth and early twentieth century rules for teachers and peruse a copy of the contract teachers were made to sign. Both will make you wonder why anyone would consider a career in education. You will find out what teachers make and be privy to the public’s low opinion of teachers’ salaries. If you survive the reality show for educators, you may continue reading the book. School anecdotal incidents, accrued from many years in the classroom, will be shared. You will learn why God created the teacher and will be introduced to the new school policy. A test designed for preschoolers will challenge you. Answers from kindergartners and first graders as to why we read and write will be sure to surprise and amuse you. Actual student test answers and parental notes are included, both good for a chuckle. The difference between an educator and a teacher will be clarified. Today’s schools, vs. schools in the 50’s and 60’s, will make you wish you were teaching in a simpler era and make you wonder if schools are still teaching math. An Australian school’s answering machine will make you smile, as will the eleven things you did not and will not learn in school. Part Two: Getting to Know You “Getting to know you, Getting to know all about you.

iPads® in the Library: Using Tablet Technology to Enhance Programs for All Ages

Author : Joel A. Nichols

ISBN10 : 1610693485

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 136

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

Viewed : 786

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Book Summary: Looking for a programming guide for computer tablet use in the library setting? This book provides detailed plans and instructions with specific literacy goals for child, teen, and adult audiences—exactly what librarians seeking to integrate iPad and other tablet use into their programs need. • Supplies technology programs for young children targeting early literacy skills, and for grade school and middle school-aged children, with a special focus on STEM skills • Includes programs for adult groups including non-English speakers, job-seekers, and genealogy enthusiasts • Covers 100 essential apps for library programming in an annotated list • Provides an annotated list of app review resources for selection • Blends digital content and delivery with traditional, analogue library services in the versatile supplied plans

Numbers Now

Author : Lily Erlic

ISBN10 : 0787733776

Publisher : Teaching and Learning Company

Number of Pages : 23

Category : Education

Viewed : 718

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Book Summary: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has established curriculum standards for early childhood math skills. Preschool Math features creative, developmentally appropriate activities that directly address these standards. These activities encourage interaction and communication, and feature healthy food themes, ready-to-use reproducibles and fundamental mathematical concepts. Give children a foundation for learning that will pave the way for future confidence and success in mathematics. It's as basic as 1-2-3!

The Brain Power Story Hour

Author : Nancy J. Polette

ISBN10 : 078648988X

Publisher : McFarland

Number of Pages : 184

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: While many texts explore ways to plan and implement story times in both school and public libraries, until now no work has brought together extensive book talks and follow-up activities specifically designed to develop thinking skills in young children. This innovative study offers age-appropriate book suggestions with related questions and activities tailored to a variety of thinking skills, including verbal or linguistic thinking, divergent and creative thinking, analytical and mathematical thinking, visual or spatial thinking, and many others. The program presented in this volume was successfully developed and implemented in the preschool/kindergarten laboratory school of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, with 90 percent of the participating children selected for gifted programs in both public and private schools. Ideal for children’s librarians, school librarians, teachers of early childhood gifted programs, parents, and homeschoolers, this study provides the tools for making any story hour a “brain power story hour.”

Language Arts

Author : Pamela J. Farris,Donna E. Werderich

ISBN10 : 1478638796

Publisher : Waveland Press

Number of Pages : 582

Category : Education

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Book Summary: From the first edition to the latest, Language Arts: Process, Product and Assessment for Diverse Classrooms has presented sound language arts theory and methodology in a nonthreatening, straightforward manner at a reasonable price. Coverage focuses on the 2017 Standards for Literacy Professionals. Each chapter identifies and addresses the standards applicable to that chapter’s topics. Farris and Werderich infuse their foundational guidelines with the latest research, teaching practices, and assessment and evaluation techniques. Ideas for lesson plans, use of technological applications, internet resources, and comprehensive, up-to-date listings of children’s, young adult, and multicultural fiction and nonfiction titles are among the text’s outstanding features. Other features geared expressly for pre- and inservice teachers include: • Engaging, real-life classroom anecdotes • Instructional activities for reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and visually representing • Boxes containing teaching hints and mini lessons • Section on Response to Intervention (RtI) with the various tiers of intervention • Theories, instruction, and teaching activities for English language learners (ELLs) • Guidelines to meet the needs of special needs learners • Suggestions for literacy-based interdisciplinary instruction (including STEM and STEAM) • Examples of children’s work to help readers understand what to expect from different ages and ability levels • Questions and assignments to strengthen readers’ aptitude, awareness, and application of topics to real life

Storytime and Beyond: Having Fun with Early Literacy

Author : Kathy Barco,Melanie Borski-Howard

ISBN10 : 1440858993

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 141

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: Join the world of balloons, pancakes, and musical instruments—just a few items that can help to improve early literacy in the library, in the classroom, and at home. Literacy builders covered range from music and instruments to magnetic letters, alphabet beads, and even food. • Teaches librarians how to use storytimes to build literacy skills in pre-readers of all ages • Outlines all of the steps necessary to carry out pre-literacy storytimes, displays, and outreach activities with photos, examples, and instructions for librarians and families • Offers ideas for using inexpensive "doodads," especially those including letters of the alphabet, to build literacy skills • Details how the musical and nonmusical can add musical elements to storytime to improve literacy • Provides tips for engaging caretakers in storytime so that children may continue learning at home

Partnering with Parents: Boosting Literacy for All Ages

Author : Mary Schreiber

ISBN10 : 1440863938

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 180

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: Caregiver involvement is key to a child's reading success story, and libraries are in the perfect position to provide the guidance needed for parents and caregivers to embrace their role as their children's first and most enduring teachers. • Teaches librarians how to mentor parents and caregivers, offering different strategies to make a child a reader for life • Includes a go-to list of books and materials to recommend and display • Offers programs that work to engage parents and caregivers in their children's reading life • Shows how to make the library a center for education and learning

Giant Book of Preschool Activities, Grades PK - K

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ISBN10 : 1604187204

Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Help students in grades PK–K make connections and reinforce learning while keeping the classroom manageable using Giant Book of Preschool Activities. This 304-page book provides practice for the skills and functions needed for early childhood development. With more than 26 themes and 500 activities, this book makes it practically impossible to run out of ideas for teaching social, motor, memory, and auditory skills. The book includes ideas for movement, rhyming, circles, counting, games, and centers and comes with reproducibles, literature selections, Web site suggestions, and an index of activities by skill. This book supports NAEYC standards and aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.