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ERIC Number: EJ754262
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1070-1214
Choosing Great Books for Babies: Helping Children Develop a Life-Long Love of Reading
Honig, Alice Sterling
Early Childhood Today, v21 n4 p24-26 Jan-Feb 2007
This article describes how a great choice of books could help children develop a life-long love of reading. Every teacher wants to boost a baby's chances in later success. The single most powerful tool a teacher has for awakening a deep love of books and learning is to read to children daily. Reading should become a loved, intimate activity filled with the delicious sensation of being snuggled and setting in to share a well-loved book. The author presents some ways and suggestions to boost and help develop children's love of books and reading.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A