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.