Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3

Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3

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by Judy Freeman
     
 

Based on her extensive experience as a school librarian and storyteller, the author features 2,000 carefully selected titles that will keep children in grades K-6 enthralled. All published within the last 10 years, these range from picture books and fiction, folklore, and poetry to biography and nonfiction. Each annotated entry provides a brief plot summary, related… See more details below

Overview

Based on her extensive experience as a school librarian and storyteller, the author features 2,000 carefully selected titles that will keep children in grades K-6 enthralled. All published within the last 10 years, these range from picture books and fiction, folklore, and poetry to biography and nonfiction. Each annotated entry provides a brief plot summary, related titles, and subject designations. In addition, there are curriculum tie-ins and suggested activities including drama, crafts, research, and problem solving. The book starts with all-new chapters offering informative tips on effective reading aloud, storytelling, and classroom and library activities. There is also a bibliography of professional books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591581635
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference Series, #3
Pages:
936
Sales rank:
1,017,454
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.94(d)

Meet the Author

JUDY FREEMAN (JudyReadsBooks.com) is a well-known consultant, writer, and speaker on children's literature and storytelling, and a visiting lecturer at the School of Information, and Library Science at Pratt Institute in New York City. A former school librarian, she gives conferences, workshops, speeches, and performances throughout the U.S. and the world for teachers, librarians, parents, and children. Judy's Library Unlimited books include Once Upon a Time: Using Storytelling, Creative Drama, and Reader's Theater with Children in Grades PreK-6, the Books Kids Will Sit Still For series, and the yearly The Winners Handbook, reviewing her top 100 children's books of the past year. Judy's latest and most exciting project is writing children's book reviews and other content for author James Patterson's new website for parents, librarians, and teachers, READKIDDOREAD.com.

Table of Contents

One librarian to another3
Seventeen things you need to know to be a great school librarian5
The bluebery medal17
On reading aloud and reading alone31
Books across the curriculum55
Performance art : storytelling, creative drama, and reader's theater103
The annotated read-aloud lists
What's in the booklists131
Easy fiction/picture books135
Fiction439
Folk & fairy tales, myths & legends529
Poetry, nonsense, and language-oriented nonfiction585
Biography633
Nonfiction685

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