Nonfiction in Motion

Nonfiction in Motion

Connecting Preschoolers With Nonfiction Books Through Movement

Book - 2016
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An underutilized source for storytime programs, quality nonfiction books can help bridge the reading gap between preschool boys and girls; boys enjoy facts and (3ztrue stuff,(3y and including these books in storytime helps boys see that reading can be fun. Here, Dietzel-Glair spotlights a multitude of nonfiction titles published since 2005 that will engage young childrens curiosity while activating learning through movement-based activities. A huge time-saver for storytime planners and presenters, and a useful collection development tool, this guide identifies 200 quality nonfiction books suitable for preschoolers, all in print or easy to find, covering fun topics like animals, construction, and science; includes recommended art, movement, music, and prop ideas for each book that will fire up childrens imaginations; shows how to incorporate the five practices for early literacy and offers other helpful storytime tips; provides several outlines for art projects; and features multiple indexes to aid in finding just the right title, author, or subject. Using this book as a springboard for programming will ensure that storytime is a delightful, educational experience for children and adults alike.
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2016.
ISBN: 9780838914687
Characteristics: xiii, 116 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm


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