Building a core print collection for preschoolers / Alan R Bailey.
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- ISBN: 9780838919781 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9780838919798 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
Since children develop the critical language and early reading skills necessary to enter kindergarten between birth and age five, reading aloud is one of the most influential steps librarians, teachers, parents, and caregivers can take to foster preschoolers' literacy skills. Early exposure to books heavily influences vocabulary knowledge, which in turn improves later reading skills and helps foster lifelong literacy. Highlighting more than 300 birth-kindergarten titles, Bailey offers:A hand-picked selection of quality books adeptly chosen to help develop crucial literacy skills such as expressive and receptive language, expanded vocabularies, narrative skills, print awareness, the ability to understand written language, awareness of story structure, alphabetic knowledge, and phonological sensitivityThorough annotation of each title, including a full bibliographic record, a short summary, and journal reviews...
Electronic reproduction. Chicago : ALA Editions, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1305 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 233 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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