Get Real With Storytime: 52 Weeks Of Early Literacy Programming With Nonfiction And Poetry

Get Real With Storytime: 52 Weeks Of Early Literacy Programming With Nonfiction And Poetry

Get Real with Storytime: 52 Weeks of Early Literacy Programming with Nonfiction and Poetry

This is a complete, year-long programming guide that shows librarians how to integrate nonfiction and poetry into storytime for preschool children in order to build literacy skills and overall knowledge.


• Helps librarians meet children's interests in "real stuff" and reach more children―especially boys―in storytime

• Provides new and effective ways to build early literacy skills using a unique blend of the "literary" and the "real"

• Supports national and state standards that emphasize the use of more nonfiction and informational text

• Enables librarians to make better use of their existing collections

About the Author

Julie Dietzel-Glair is a freelance writer and library consultant.

Marianne Crandall Follis, PhD, is senior librarian specializing in youth services at the Valley Ranch (Irving) Public Library.

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