The Reading Bug... And How You Can Help

Author: Paul Jennings

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0857967134

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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This new edition of the bestselling guide contains a supplementary chapter, plus fully updated booklists. 'No matter where they go, children lost in books will always find their way home.' Your child deserves the best reading teacher in the world. And the one person who will read more than anyone else to help your child learn to read... is you. In this clear and humour-filled guide, Paul Jennings cuts through the jargon and the controversies to show every parent practical and effective ways for helping their child to catch the reading bug. This legendary children's author has spent years teaching, lecturing, writing and parenting. Now you can benefit from his advice. In this book: - brilliant booklists for your child - now updated and expanded - the whole reading experience explained - great cartoons and anecdotes - supplementary chapter on the special reading needs of boys
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The Reading Bug

-- and how You Can Help Your Child to Catch it

Author: Paul Jennings

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141318400

Category: Children

Page: 246

View: 7928

Parents are the best reading teachers in the world. Parental involvement is key to a child learning to read, to use language - and to their whole early years education. In an easy-to-read, jargon-busting book, Paul Jennings gives simple strategies to show how parents can use books to enrich their children's lives - it's not just about learning to read, it's about learning to love reading. He cuts through the jargon and controversy to show how every parent can infect their child with the reading bug.
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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

Author: Siegfried Engelmann,Phyllis Haddox,Elaine Bruner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671631985

Category: Education

Page: 395

View: 6086

With more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It’s a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.
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Tips and Tidbits for Parents and Teachers

Celebrating 50 Years in the Classroom and Sharing What I Have Learned

Author: Pat Kozyra

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1625169817

Category: Education

Page: 444

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Teacher Pat Kozyra is now acting upon the many requests from family, friends, and colleagues that she write a book about her half century in the teaching profession. This seasoned professional has so many Tips and Tidbits to offer, so much to tell, and so much to share with colleagues! She has taught primary grades, vocal music, art resource, and gifted education, and has been a preschool coordinator, English as a Second Language teacher, and has presented courses in special education at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. The author felt the time was right to celebrate her milestone by sharing with parents and teachers alike the important Tips and Tidbits she has learned in her distinguished career.
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Honey for a Teen's Heart

Using Books to Communicate with Teens

Author: Gladys Hunt,Barbara Hampton

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310872650

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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Help Your Teen Catch the Lifelong Reading Bug.Honey for a Teen’s Heart spells out how good books can help you and your teenager communicate heart-to-heart about ideas, values, and the various issues of a Christian worldview. Sharing the adventure of a book lets both of you know the same people, see the same sights, face the same choices, and feel the same emotions. Life spills out of books--giving you plenty to talk about! But Honey for a Teen’s Heart will do more than strengthen the bonds between you and your son or daughter. You’ll also learn how to help your teen catch the reading habit and become a lover of good books. Gladys Hunt’s insights on how to read a book, what to look for in a book, and how to question what you read will challenge you and your teenager alike. It’s training for life! And it’s fabulous preparation for teens entering college. Including an annotated list of over four hundred books, Honey for a Teen’s Heart gives you expert guidance on the very best books for teens.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924975

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 1755

Foreword by Frances Hardinge The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. NEW articles for the 2017 edition included on: - Wanting to be a writer by Simon Mason - Finding new readers and markets by Tom Palmer - News and trends in children's publishing 2015-16 by Caroline Horn - Series fiction: writing as a part of a team by Lucy Courtenay - Creating a children's comic by Tom Fickling All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472935063

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 6854

The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. Foreword by Sally Green, author of the award-winning YA fantasy trilogy: Half Bad (2014), Half Wild (2015) and Half Lost (2016). NEW articles for the 2018 edition on: - Writing for reluctant readers by Jon Mayhew - Writing for teenagers by Holly Smale - Choosing the right agent by Gill McLay or the Bath Literary Agency - Plotting: getting started with your YA novel by Sarah Mussi - Writing adventures in the real world: children's non-fiction by Isabel Thomas All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.
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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472947606

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 2526

The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. Foreword by Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal winner and author of One, Breathe, Moonrise (published July 2018) and We Come Apart (with Brian Conaghan) NEW articles for the 2019 edition include: LGBT+ characters in children's fiction by Lauren James The hybrid author by Shelli R. Johannes A jobbing writer's lot by Joanna Nadin Adapting children's books for stage and screen by Emma Reeves Where does your book sit? by Jasmine Richards Murderous inventions by Robin Stevens The long and winding road to publication by Paul Stewart Writing picture books by Tessa Strickland The ups and downs of being a writer by Theresa Tomlinson All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.
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More Pet Bugs

A Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Insects and Other Small Creatures

Author: Sally Kneidel

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9780471254898

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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You asked for it!. More fun . . . More science . . . More variety . . . Where can you find a seven-inch caterpillar? Which plants do grasshoppers like to eat most? What beetles produce tiny explosions to protect themselves? Why are slugs so slimy? You'll find the answers to these and loads of other questions in this creepy, crawly, and wonderfully interactive follow-up to the perennial kids' favorite Pet Bugs. Small, intriguing to watch, and easy to take care of, bugs make terrific pets! More Pet Bugs introduces an all-new batch of these fascinating creatures, from ants, earwigs, and earthworms to tiger beetles, tobacco hornworms, and hickory horned devils. You'll learn what each bug looks like, where to find it, how to catch it, and how to care for it. Featuring safety tips and tons of information about why insects behave the way they do, More Pet Bugs promises hours of excitement through independent learning and hands-on investigation.
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Ultimate Bugopedia

The Most Complete Bug Reference Ever

Author: Darlyne Murawski,Nancy Honovich

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426313764

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 271

View: 7014

An introduction to the hidden worlds of popular insects profiles their habits, habitats, and diets while providing thematic spreads that share additional historical and geographical fun facts.
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Something about the Author

Author: Lisa Kumar

Publisher: Gale

ISBN: 9780787687892

Category: Children's literature

Page: 400

View: 7383

An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume of this series provides illustrated biographical articles on approximately 70 children's authors and artists. The series covers more than 10,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources and photographs. Also availa is a cumulative author index, published in odd-numbered volumes.
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Magic Letters

The Keys to the World of Words

Author: Julie Rebboah

Publisher: Bch Fulfillment & Distribution

ISBN: 9780981782683

Category: Education

Page: 135

View: 5284

This book enables children to begin to recognize the letters of the alphabet, and provides a connection to the concepts they can associate with each character to gain a stronger sense of the sounds hidden in the shapes called "letters."
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Fish Food

A Fly Fisher's Guide to Bugs and Bait

Author: Ralph Cutter

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811742857

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 9498

A thorough examination of the foods trout eat, by master of observation Ralph Cutter.
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Coding For Kids For Dummies

Author: Camille McCue

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118940342

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 384

View: 1018

An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work. Written by a teacher and leading advocate of coding education, Coding For Kids For Dummies explains to kids in plain English how to apply the math and logic skills they already have to the subject of coding. In no time, they'll be grasping basic coding concepts, completing their very own technical feats, and arming themselves with the computer science experience and know-how to prepare for a future working with technology. Lay-flat binding allows for easy access as students work on projects Full-color, large-print design make the information more approachable to kids Kids interested in computer science get a competitive edge The author has dedicated her career to enhancing coding and other STEM education in schools If you're a student who wants to learn coding, a parent who wants to help your kid pursue an interest in coding, or a teacher who is in need of a supplemental course book for your computer science class, Coding For Kids For Dummies has you covered.
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Rascal the Dragon

Author: Paul Jennings

Publisher: Picture Puffin

ISBN: 9780143501558

Category: Dragons

Page: 30

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Bug Lab for Kids

Family-Friendly Activities for Exploring the Amazing World of Beetles, Butterflies, Spiders, and Other Arthropods

Author: John W. Guyton

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631596330

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 9464

Prepare to cozy up with spiders, centipedes, butterflies, and bees, to name just a few! In Bug Lab for Kids, Mississippi State University associate professor, extension entomologist (bug expert), and educator John W. Guyton shares his knowledge and excitement about all things beautiful, creepy, and crawly. Every chapter is bursting with photos, illustrations, fascinating facts and fun activities--including experiments, hunt-and-catch and citizen science assignments, and arts and crafts projects--that teach kids about bugs' physical characteristics, behavior, and how they affect agriculture, health, and water quality. Bug Lab for Kids also includes helpful sidebars that explain how to safely handle common insects, and how to easily identify bugs that shouldn’t be held, pet, or touched. Get kids excited about science and the outdoors with Bug Lab for Kids!
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The Delicious Bug

Author: Janet Perlman

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1553379969

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5104

A pair of chameleons must learn to share and help each other when, during a fight over an insect that both caught at the same time, they wind up dangling from a branch above hungry crocodiles.
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Deadly Class #6

Author: Rick Remender

Publisher: Image Comics

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

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Hunted through the streets of Las Vegas, Marcus is about to learn a valuable lesson: sometimes the only way to wash away your past is with blood. Stylized violence featuring teenage assassins on acid! Don't miss the climax of the first arc of the smash-hit series DEADLY CLASS by RICK REMENDER & WES CRAIG.
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