Encouraging a love of reading in young children can be a source of both great frustration and immense joy. This handy resource provides essential tips, techniques, and strategies for making early literacy development fun and inspiring a lifelong love of reading. Read, Rhyme, and Romp: Early Literacy Skills and Activities for Librarians, Teachers, and Parents explores the six basic pre-literacy skills that experts agree are necessary for a young child to be ready to learn to read. Special sections within each chapter are dedicated to the specific needs of preschool teachers, parents, and librarians, making the content relevant to different settings. Recommended book lists, personal anecdotes, and literacy-rich activities combine to create an effective and accessible plan for implementing an early literacy program.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Heather McNeil
Imprint: Libraries Unlimited Inc
Dimensions: Width: 15.60cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 23.40cm
ISBN 10: 1598849565
Publication Date: 26 June 2012
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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<p> This book stands out for its excellent book lists, plus the added benefit of reaching parents, teachers, and librarians all in one volume. A worthy resource. - <p>School Library Journal
Heather McNeil is youth services manager for Deschutes Public Library, Bend, OR. Her published works include Libraries Unlimited's Hyena and the Moon: Stories to Tell from Kenya and The Celtic Breeze: Stories of the Otherworld from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.
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