Creating Readers: Recommended Books for Parents and Caregivers

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

Show All


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.

Great Books About Things Kids Love: More Than 750 Recommended Books for Children 3 to 14
Artist/Author/Cast:
Odean, Kathleen
Call Number:
J011.62 O2324g
Description:

Easy-to-find, age-appropriate titles on subjects from magic to science to explorers.

Great Books for Babies and Toddlers: More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child`s First Three Years
Artist/Author/Cast:
Odean, Kathleen
Call Number:
028.162 O2324g 2003
Description:

More than five hundred annotated listings for a variety of recommended books for young children up to three years old.

Great Books for Boys: More Than 600 Books for Boys 2 to 14
Artist/Author/Cast:
Odean, Kathleen
Call Number:
028.1624 O2324g
Description:

A unique collection of more than 600 books that will fascinate and educate boys.

Great Books for Girls: More Than 600 Books to Inspire Today`s Girls and Tomorrow`s Women
Artist/Author/Cast:
Odean, Kathleen
Call Number:
028.162 O2324g
Description:

A unique guide that helps girls find books to inspire, challenge, and ultimately nurture them.

Hey! I`m Reading!: A How-To-Read Book for Beginners
Artist/Author/Cast:
Miles, Betty; Wickstrom, Sylvie K. (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J372.41 M6432h 1995
Description:

Helps children discover how much they already know about reading, and shows them some fun ways to learn to read.

Literacy Play: Over 300 Dramatic Activities That Teach Pre-Reading Skills
Artist/Author/Cast:
West, Sherrie; Cox, Amy
Call Number:
372.6 W5212L 2004
Description:

Have fun mixing drama and reading skills with these unique activities.

Raising Confident Readers: How to Teach Your Child to Read and Write, from Baby to Age Seven
Artist/Author/Cast:
ge 7</B> </FONT>
Call Number:
372.6 G3397r 2010
Description:

Help your child build reading and writing skills by learning the phases of literacy.

Reading Comprehension and Fluency, Grade 1
Artist/Author/Cast:
Homework for Building Reading Comprehension and Fluency : 30 Reproducible High-Interest Readings for Kids to Read Aloud at Home-With Companion Activities</B> </FONT>
Call Number:
372.4 R7972r 2004
Description:

This resource offers week-by-week reading homework for first graders to help build reading comprehension and fluency.

Reading Comprehension and Fluency, Grades 2-3
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rose, Mary
Call Number:
372.4 R7972re 2004
Description:

Second- and third-graders can practice reading comprehension and fluency with these reproducible week-by-week homework selections.

Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fox, Mem; Horacek, Judy (Illustrator)
Call Number:
649.58 F7934r
Description:

Mem Fox explains the benefits of reading to young children, suggesting ways to help children learn to read by themselves.

Pages