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Family literacy storytimes readymade storytimes suitable for the whole family by Kathryn Totten

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Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Libraries and families -- United States,
  • Family literacy programs -- United States,
  • Reading -- Parent participation,
  • Children"s libraries -- Activity programs -- United States,
  • Storytelling -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKathryn Totten.
LC ClassificationsZ711.92.F34 T68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 169 p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23980299M
ISBN 101555706711
ISBN 109781555706715
LC Control Number2009027770

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Get this from a library! Family literacy storytimes: readymade storytimes suitable for the whole family. [Kathryn Totten] -- Provides insight and inspiration for family literacy storytimes, including all the tools necessary to foster oral fluency in English for children and parents alike. Dec 05,  · Favourite Storytime Picture Books. by Lindsey Krabbenhoft December 5, January 12, Dec 5 Play is one of the five early literacy practices and this book encourages it. A beautiful board book featuring a First Nations family that encourages everyone to celebrate the simple joys in life. Highly recommended purchase. Early Literacy Storytime: Here Come the Animals Posted on May 13, by Melissa One of the things that helps children get ready to write is building strong muscles in their shoulders, because these muscles provide stability to the smaller muscles in the forearms and hands. However, early literacy experts actually see a lot of value in storytimes that are about more than a librarian sitting at the front of a group with a picture book. One of the leading names in early literacy and development, Saroj Ghoting, has written several books on the Author: Abby Hargreaves.