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Schulze, Bianca

Summary: 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up provides a comprehensive list of kid-friendly books for children to read before they grow up. This must-read review list acts as an interactive journal where kids can document the books they read, why they like them, and how they rate them. Divided into sections by subject, from fairy tales and fantasy to sports and nonfiction, 101 Books to Read Before You...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Published by Walter Foster Jr., a division of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 028.5 SCH

Summary: Welcome to a library like no other! The doors swing open to reveal a magical place where characters pop off the pages of books, vowels sing, and words take on a life of their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Lloyd, Megan Wagner

Summary: Katie loves building with blocks. She's bored by books. Her brother Owen likes to lose himself in a story. A school librarian convinces them to see the possibilities in the other's hobby.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC LLO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LLO

Moen, Christine Boardman.

Summary: These engaging hands-on activities help students demonstrate and build their comprehension targeting key reading objectives -- from summarizing information to recognizing different points-of-view. Activities include easy instructions links to literature and a student sample. A number of reproducible template pages are also included.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 371.95 MOE

Backes, Laura.

Contents: Where do I start? -- When bribes fail: how to help your child learn to love reading -- Finding your way: a road map to the children's book department -- Taking the first step -- Keeping it simple -- Making the transition -- Stretching it out -- Ready for anything -- Further recommended reading -- Resources for parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prima Pub. 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 028.162 BAC

Gurdon, Meghan Cox

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Examines how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful, and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Hamilton, Emma Walton.

Summary: This book offers creative strategies, tips, and activities to help young people discover--or rediscover--the joy and empowerment of reading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beech Tree Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.58 HAM
1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 011.62 HAM

Mackenzie, Sarah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Champions the lifelong benefits of reading aloud to children and offers book lists, strategies, and tools parents can use to form deep and lasting connections with their kids.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2018

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Allyn, Pam.

Summary: In What to Read When, award-winning educator Pam Allyn celebrates the power of reading aloud with children. In many ways, books provide the first opportunity for children to begin to reflectively engage with and understand the world around them. Not only can parents entertain their child and convey the beauty of language through books, they can also share their values and create lasting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.58 ALL

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 649.58 ALL

Perrin, Noel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dartmouth College, published by University Press of New England 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.009 PER

Cousins, Lucy

Summary: When Maisy goes to the bookstore for the first time to buy a new book, she has a hard time choosing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE MAI

Spufford, Francis

Summary: In this extended love letter to children's books, and the wonders they perform, Spufford goes back to his earliest encounters with books, exploring such beloved classics as "The Wind in the Willows, The Little House on the Prairie," and the Narnia chronicles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.55 Spufford 2002

Sutton, Roger.

Summary: Two of the most trusted reviewers in the field join with top authors, illustrators, and critics in the definitive guide to choosing books for children and young adults--and nurturing their love of reading.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 028.5 SUT

Reid, Rob.

Summary: Presents sixteen song-based activities for elementary school children, providing interactive story programs featuring participation characteristics, sound effects, and call-and-response techniques.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Upstart Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 027.62 REI

Irving, Jan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Libraries Unlimited 1986

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1 available in Reference Desk, Call number: 372.37 IRV

Silvey, Anita

Summary: By selecting only 100 "best books" Anita Silvey distinguishes her guide from all the others and makes it possible to give young readers their literary heritage in the childhood years. The books we hear or read when we are children stay with us all our lives. If we miss them when we are young, we"ll miss them forever: no Hungry Caterpillar, no Winn-Dixie, no Roll of Thunder. As adults we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 011.62 SIL

Miller, Donalyn.

Summary: "Explores whether or not we are truly instilling lifelong reading habits in our students and provides practical strategies for teaching 'wild' reading. Based on survey responses from over 900 adult readers and classroom feedback, [the book] offers ... advice and strategies on how to develop, encourage, and assess key lifelong reading habits, including dedicating time for reading, planning for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 372.4 MIL

Harvey, Stephanie.

Summary: Teaches techniques designed to improve reading skills, covering how children can learn by making connections, asking questions, visualization, inferring answers, extracting ideas, and synthesizing information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stenhouse Publishers 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 372 HAR

Halsted, Judith Wynn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Potential Press 2009

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Lurie, Alison.

Summary: Presents fourteen essays on classic and contemporary children's literature, exploring the lives of notable authors and contending that the best writers for children hold on to some essence of childhood even as adults.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 820.9 LUR

Kaye, Peggy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 028.534 KAY

Zvirin, Stephanie.

Summary: "This authoritative guide--with a core focus on reading readiness and helping position children to succeed in school--offers more than 300 age-appropriate and subject-specific book selections from librarians for reading time with children. From board andpicture books to hot new books, these recommendations reflect family, community, play, and the environment. Mirroring a child's world as they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Huron Street Press, an imprint of the American Library Association 2012

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Cott, Jonathan

Summary: "An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period. Polymath and master interviewer Jonathan Cott first interviewed Maurice Sendak in 1976 for Rolling Stone, just at the time when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SENDAK, MAURICE COT

Miller, Donalyn.

Summary: Known for her popular blog, "The Book Whisperer," Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. She shares her teaching methods and includes a dynamite list of recommended "kid lit" that helps parents and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2009

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