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ERIC Number: EJ855942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2166-160X
The Gift of Reading
Maxwell, D. Jackson
School Library Monthly, v26 n1 p20-21 Sep 2009
There are many opportunities each year for children to receive gifts from adults. Parents, teachers, and community members often ask school librarians for suggestions concerning educational gifts for children. Literacy, however, is the greatest gift any adult can give a child. The gift of literacy can take many paths and use many different tools. This article describes how a thoughtful gift can be used to heighten a child's interest in reading. This article offers a list of recommended, award-winning books that have an accompanying movie. The list contains both classic and modern stories. Many of the books have won awards such as the Caldecott, Newbery, Parent Choice, and Corretta Scott King. In addition, a list of suggested activities is provided to enhance the experience.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A