Creating Readers: Recommended Books for Parents and Caregivers

Help your child get ready to read with these recommended books on literacy.

A to Z Letter Formation Practice Pages
Artist/Author/Cast:
Scholastic, Inc. Staff (Contribution by); Cooper, Terry (Editor)
Call Number:
J372.634 A1117
Description:

Help your children learn to write using these reproducible letter-formation practice pages.

Alphabet Art: With A to Z Animal Art & Fingerplays
Artist/Author/Cast:
Press, Judy; Williamson, Susan (Editor)
Call Number:
J372.55 P9353a
Description:

This innovative book offers creative ways to teach the alphabet using poems, crafts, games, fingerplays, and books.

AlphaTales Teaching Guide
Call Number:
J372.414 A4565 2001
Description:

A great teacher's guide filled with easy lessons, awesome activities, and reproducible versions of all 26 AlphaTales storybooks.

Art Across the Alphabet: Over 100 Art Experiences That Enrich Early Literacy
Artist/Author/Cast:
Campbell, Kelly Justus
Call Number:
372.5 C1888a 2003
Description:

These art-centered activities for children aged three to six will reinforce letter recognition, build phonemic awareness, and teach pre-reading skills.

Baby Read-Aloud Basics : Fun and Interactive Ways to Help Your Little One Discover the World of Words
Artist/Author/Cast:
-Aloud Basics : Fun and Interactive Ways to Help Your Little One Discover the World of Words</B> </FONT>
Call Number:
372.4 B6368b 2006
Description:

A guide to developing early language and prereading skills in babies and toddlers.

Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read
Artist/Author/Cast:
Backes, Laura
Call Number:
J028.55 B1263b
Description:

An excellent resource for parents and educators who want to help kids enjoy reading.

Creating Readers: Over 1000 Games, Activities, Tongue Twisters, Fingerplays, Songs, and Stories to Get Children Excited About Reading
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schiller, Pam; Dery, K. Whelan (Illustrator); Bartokowiak, Richele (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J372.4 S3346c 2001
Description:

This resource provides teachers and parents with the tools to teach pre-reading skills.

Do You Know the Muffin Man?: An Essential Preschool Literacy Resource
Artist/Author/Cast:
Schiller, Pamela Byrne; Moore, Thomas; Wright, Deborah (Illustrator)
Call Number:
372.414 S3345d 2004
Description:

A group of songs and rhymes along with literacy activities, learning center activities, and theme connections.

Every Child Ready to Read: Literacy Tips for Parents
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lee Pesky Learning Center Staff
Call Number:
372.414 E93 2004
Description:

Helps parents motivate their children to learn to read and to become confident, enthusiastic readers.

Fee, Fie, Phonemic Awareness: 130 Prereading Activities for Preschoolers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hohmann, Mary
Call Number:
J372.465 H7194f 2002
Description:

This book offers activities to meet the standard of 20 hours of phonemic awareness practice recommended for all preschool children.

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