Outlines storytelling programs for young library audiences, explaining general planning considerations and providing fifty ready-made programs on such themes as holidays, gardens, animals, play, and seasons.
Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.
The Fifth Edition of EARLY EDUCATION CURRICULUM: A CHILD’S CONNECTION TO THE WORLD focuses on the process of planning and implementing a curriculum, and setting up an inclusive child-centered environment. Guided by new research, position statements, and developmentally appropriate practice, the text helps beginning students as well as experienced teachers make informed decisions about curriculum content. Now in full color, this text meets the needs of a diverse range of students, helping them to develop creative thinking and the ability to effectively apply theory to an early childhood classroom setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
Designed to promote literacy in young children and to empower parents, educators, and librarians, this guide is filled with simple strategies, creative activities, and detailed instructions that help make reading fun. • Recommended book lists for promoting reading • An overview of basic strategies and components of an early literacy program • Helpful outline of pre-literacy skills required for reading success • Detailed instructions for early literacy activities
More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child's First Three Years
Author: Kathleen Odean
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Category: Literary Criticism
A unique, up-to-date resource for parents and teachers contains more than five hundred annotated listings for a variety of recommended books for young children up to three years old, including poetry, songs, games, nursery rhymes, picture books, and storybooks. Original.