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Young Children
July 1, 2018

The Reading Chair: July 2018

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Public Libraries Harness the Power of Play

Thanks to a nationwide parent education initiative called Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), an increasing number of librarians are focusing on helping parents interact with their young children in meaningful ways to increase vocabulary development.

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano, Jillian J. Knapczyk, Susan B. Neuman
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Young Children
May 1, 2018

The Reading Chair: May 2018

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2018

Books That Inspire Mud Play and Exploration

Children’s books and poems are great resources for teaching children about the outdoors and inspiring them to play with mud in interesting ways.
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Young Children
May 1, 2018

The Power of Using International Picture Books with Young Children

Using international picture books is a powerful vehicle for teachers who want to foster children’s development of intercultural knowledge and understanding in meaningful ways.

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Authored by: Kelly Baldwin
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Literacy

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families on reading and writing at home!
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Young Children
March 1, 2018

The Reading Chair: March 2018

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Steve Light

Steve Light’s books are inspired by the interests and questions of the children in his preschool class. Read on for some more great ideas from Steve’s books that will inspire the children in your classroom.

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Authored by: Joellyn Powers
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