The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too!

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Publisher: Hyperion

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 12

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Pigeon runs through a series of emotions while attempting to thwart his old nemesis, the bus driver.

¡La Paloma encuentra un perro caliente!

Author: Mo Willems

Publisher: Hyperion

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

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Pigeon’s back! And he’s found un perro caliente! But a hungry (and very sly) duckling enters the scene and wants a bite of the hot dog. Who will be the more clever bird? For the first time, Mo Willems’s New York Times best-selling The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! is available in Spanish for a new group of kids to fall in love with.

Building Communities of Engaged Readers

Reading for pleasure

Author: Teresa Cremin

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: Education

Page: 178

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Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for children, but are aware of their own reading identities and prepared to share their enthusiasm and understanding of what being a reader means. Sharing the processes of reading with young readers is an innovative approach to developing new generations of readers. Examining the interplay between the ‘will and the skill’ to read, the book distinctively details a reading for pleasure pedagogy and demonstrates that reader engagement is strongly influenced by relationships between children, teachers, families and communities. Importantly it provides compelling evidence that reciprocal reading communities in school encompass: a shared concept of what it means to be a reader in the 21st century; considerable teacher and child knowledge of children’s literature and other texts; pedagogic practices which acknowledge and develop diverse reader identities; spontaneous ‘inside-text talk’ on the part of all members; a shift in the focus of control and new social spaces that encourage choice and children’s rights as readers. Written by experts in the literacy field and illustrated throughout with examples from the project schools, it is essential reading for all those concerned with improving young people’s enjoyment of and attainment in reading.

Literature and the Child

Author: Lee Galda

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

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LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the genres and formats of children’s literature and guidance on using literature in the classroom. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design features interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including sample teaching ideas and an emphasis on the importance of selecting and teaching complex texts. Extensive booklists provide excellent, ongoing resources and highlight texts that emphasize diversity. This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Quill & Quire

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Category: Book industries and trade

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Best Books for Boys

A Resource for Educators

Author: Matthew D. Zbaracki

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 189

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Identifies titles that will be both interesting and motivating for young male readers, and includes genre, plot summary, reading level, and bibliographic information.