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Building a Child's Library: Inside Twenty-Five Classic Children's Stories [Paperback]

By Miriam J. Johnson (Author)
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Miriam Johnson brings her experience as a former classroom teacher, school librarian, parent, and grandparent to this book aimed at anyone who has the privilege to read to youngsters. She casts a trained eye on twenty-five distinguished children's books, providing summaries, commentaries, and suggestions for conversation starters to be used by the adults with children as a background to the books. Parents, teachers, clergy, and children can talk about faith and values "inside" the stories without long discussions carried on in a moralizing way, enhancing the enjoyment of both.

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Anyone with the privilege of reading to young children will appreciate this useful guide and the summaries, commentaries, and talking points it provides for twenty-five modern classics of children's literature. Miriam Johnson brings her experience as a former classroom teacher, school librarian, parent, and grandparent to this book aimed at anyone who has the privilege to read to youngsters. She casts a trained eye on twenty-five distinguished children's books, providing summaries, commentaries, and suggestions for conversation starters to be used by the adults with children as a background to the books. Parents, teachers, clergy, and children can talk about faith and values "inside" the stories without long discussions carried on in a moralizing way, enhancing the enjoyment of both. The stories are grouped under these categories: Creature Connections - God's Care and Forgiveness - Justice for All - World Religions - Music This book is sure to add to the pleasure of reading children's literature and lead to many enriching encounters between adults and children.

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Item Specifications...


Studio: Paulist Press
Pages   128
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.94" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.34 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 26, 2004
Publisher   Paulist Press
ISBN  0809142295  
ISBN13  9780809142293  


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1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > British
3Books > Subjects > Parenting & Families > Literature Guides
4Books > Subjects > Reference > Publishing & Books > Bibliographies & Indexes - By Subject > Education
5Books > Subjects > Reference > Publishing & Books > Bibliographies & Indexes - By Subject > Literature
6Books > Subjects > Reference > Publishing & Books > Bibliographies & Indexes - By Subject > Religion
7Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > General
8Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living
9Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Clergy > Youth Ministry



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