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Tadesse, Selamawit; Washington, Patsy – Childhood Education, 2013
Research indicates that there are positive effects when young children read and explore books for pleasure, as such activities help build the skills and knowledge that are critical to schooling. Reading for pleasure is facilitated when children have access to books in their own homes. There are great variations in children's book ownership…
Descriptors: Young Children, Books, Story Reading, Reading Aloud to Others
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth; Crawford, Patricia A. – Childhood Education, 2009
This article presents picture books that are considered as a sample of children's literature selections on war, terrorism, and natural disasters for pre-K to 3rd-grade children which were chosen with both young children and their teachers and parents in mind. The authors recommend these books to be used as read-alouds, so that caring adults who…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Natural Disasters, Terrorism, Reading Aloud to Others
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Wheeler, Edyth – Childhood Education, 2008
Teachers often wonder how to add social justice and care for the environment to an already packed curriculum. Books and the ensuing conversations with children are a way to re-imagine the curriculum, rather than adding to it. Fiction and nonfiction books allow children to travel beyond what they know and live into the lives of others. This article…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Childrens Literature, Nonfiction, Conservation (Environment)
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Clifford, Anna; Hailey, Beth – Childhood Education, 2007
This article presents the West Tennessee ACEI 2006 Fall Conference held at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee on October 14, 2006. The conference theme, Turning the Pages: A Focus on Children's Literature, was emphasized throughout the day. During the conference, the early childhood classroom teachers, preservice teachers, and administrators…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Childrens Literature, Administrators, Preschool Education
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Brewer, Jo Ann – Childhood Education, 2006
No holiday is quite as special to a young child as his or her birthday. After all, a birthday is their own special day. Since birthdays are interesting to children, they are a good topic for literacy activities. Many appropriate reading and writing experiences can be offered around the topic. In this article, the author states that if teachers…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Activities, Literacy