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Author McNeil, Heather, author

Title Read, rhyme, and romp : early literacy skills and activities for librarians, teachers, and parents / Heather McNeil
Published Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2012]
©2012
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: "I Found Just what I Wanted!": Begin with Books; What Can You Do?: At the Preschool; What Can You Do?: At the Library; What Can You Do?: At Home; Heather Recommends: 12 Interactive Picture Books; Bibliography; 2: Wow! Words!: Learning Language; What Can You Do?: At the Preschool; What Can You Do?: At the Library; Heather Recommends: 17 Books with Unusual Words for Library Story Time; What Can You Do?: At Home; Heather Recommends: 16 Books with Unusual Words for Story Time at Home; Heather Recommends: 13 Books about Feelings
Continuing onTickles and Lap Bounces; Last Story; Closing Song or Rhyme; Baby Story Time; Heather Recommends: 44 Stories Just Right for Babies; Early Literacy Tips; Using Props; Book Selection; Heather Recommends: 20 Stories of Creativity and Imagination; Heather Recommends: 14 Stories of Growing Up; Heather Recommends: 30 Stories That Make You Feel Good or Create a Mood; Heather Recommends: 25 Stories with Surprises; Heather Recommends: 18 Stories to Make Children (and Their Care Providers) Laugh; Heather Recommends: 28 Stories That Invite Participation
Heather Recommends: 10 Simple Alphabet Books for BabyHeather Recommends: Seven Alphabet Books for Toddlers; Heather Recommends: Nine Alphabet Books for Preschool; A Literacy-Rich Day: 26 Ways to Celebrate the Alphabet; Still More Fun with Letters; More Books to Celebrate Letters; Heather Recommends: 52 Books to Celebrate the 26 Letters; Bibliography; Webliography; 7: It's Story Time!; The Welcome; The Opening; Heather Recommends: Five Books of Story Time Rhymes; The Story Song; Reading Aloud; Movement Rhymes; Heather Recommends: Nine Books of Action Songs and Rhymes; In-Betweens
Heather Recommends: A Dozen Poetry Books for the YoungMore Word Games and Activities; Bibliography; Webliography; Discography; 3: Print has Purpose; What Can You Do?: At the Preschool; What Can You Do?: At the Library; What Can You Do?: At Home; Heather Recommends: Nine Books to Help Write a Book; 4: Boobooshots and Other Stories of Stories; What Can You Do?: At the Preschool; What Can You Do?: At the Library; What Can You Do?: At Home; In the Classroom or at the Library: Felt Board Stories; The Art of Storytelling; Heather Recommends: More Than 14 Folktales That Are Easy to Learn
Summary Enthusiasm for reading begins long before literacy. While skill drills and flash cards can help promote early literacy development in children, techniques like singing, rhyming, and storytelling bring stories to life and inspire an emotional connection to the world through books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Best books -- United States.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Children's libraries -- Activity programs -- United States.
Children's literature -- Bibliography.
Libraries and preschool children -- United States.
Reading (Early childhood) -- United States.
Reading promotion -- United States.
Reading -- Parent participation -- United States.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Bibliographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1598849573 (electronic bk.)
9781598849578 (electronic bk.)