How to Choose  a  Good Book
Tips for Choosing Good Books <ul><li>Find out what kind of books interest your child. </li></ul><ul><li>Involve the child ...
<ul><li>Read the information on the back cover of book. </li></ul><ul><li>Consult list of recommended books (www.kidsource...
Using the Internet <ul><li>Using the internet is another method that parents </li></ul><ul><li>and their children can use ...
What Does This Book  Have to Offer? Activities Games Mystery Real Situations Color Sheets Spelling Patterns Rhyming Words ...
Other Reading Activities <ul><li>Subscribe to newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Ask other readers about popular authors  </li>...
Baby to Preschool Book Titles <ul><li>On the Day You Were Born  by Debra Frasier </li></ul><ul><li>Carl Goes Shopping  by ...
Ages 4 to 8 Book Titles <ul><li>Backyard Bugs   by Robin Kittrell Laughlin </li></ul><ul><li>Dazzle the Dinosaur   by Mark...
Ages 9 to 12 Book Titles <ul><li>The Harry Potter Series </li></ul><ul><li>The Junie B. Jones Series </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Olympic Training Winter is the time for ______ skating! I love to put my ______ on my ______ and skate on the frozen pond ...
Questions?? PARENT INFORMATION & RESOURCE CENTER Vonetta Parham, Parent Educator [email_address] (706) 554-7213 ext.27 Shi...
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  1. 1. How to Choose a Good Book
  2. 2. Tips for Choosing Good Books <ul><li>Find out what kind of books interest your child. </li></ul><ul><li>Involve the child in choosing a book. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your child’s teacher for book suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>Read book reviews. </li></ul><ul><li>Observe your child’s reaction to the book. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Read the information on the back cover of book. </li></ul><ul><li>Consult list of recommended books (www.kidsource.com) </li></ul><ul><li>For beginning readers, choose books with repeating patterns. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit libraries and bookstores with your child. Read a portion of the book before checking it out or buying it. Don’t rely solely on the cover. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Using the Internet <ul><li>Using the internet is another method that parents </li></ul><ul><li>and their children can use to choosing books. The </li></ul><ul><li>internet offers various websites and links that </li></ul><ul><li>introduce new and exciting titles for lovers of </li></ul><ul><li>reading. </li></ul><ul><li>www.barnesandnoble.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.kidsource.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.amazon.com/childrensbooks </li></ul><ul><li>www.scholastic.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.allaboutbooks.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Does This Book Have to Offer? Activities Games Mystery Real Situations Color Sheets Spelling Patterns Rhyming Words Educational Information
  6. 6. Other Reading Activities <ul><li>Subscribe to newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Ask other readers about popular authors </li></ul><ul><li>Make a game out of your book titles </li></ul><ul><li>Write a silly story (The Case of the Fourth Grade Superhero) </li></ul><ul><li>Ask other readers about different and/or popular book series </li></ul>
  7. 7. Baby to Preschool Book Titles <ul><li>On the Day You Were Born by Debra Frasier </li></ul><ul><li>Carl Goes Shopping by Alexandra Day </li></ul><ul><li>Corduroy by Don Freeman </li></ul><ul><li>No More Diapers by Bonnie F. Wind </li></ul><ul><li>The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss’s Wacky Book of Opposites by D. Seuss </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ages 4 to 8 Book Titles <ul><li>Backyard Bugs by Robin Kittrell Laughlin </li></ul><ul><li>Dazzle the Dinosaur by Mark Pfister </li></ul><ul><li>Just Me & My Dad by Mercer Mayer </li></ul><ul><li>Stellaluna by Janell Cannon </li></ul><ul><li>The New Baby by Mercer Mayer </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ages 9 to 12 Book Titles <ul><li>The Harry Potter Series </li></ul><ul><li>The Junie B. Jones Series </li></ul><ul><li>The Boxcar Children </li></ul><ul><li>A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L’Engle </li></ul><ul><li>Hatchet by Gary Paulsen </li></ul><ul><li>A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle </li></ul>
  10. 10. Olympic Training Winter is the time for ______ skating! I love to put my ______ on my ______ and skate on the frozen pond near my house. Every year, I’m the ______ skater on the pond. So this year I decided to try out for the Olympics. Training has been tough! Early every morning, I hear my alarm _____. I ______ out of bed to go to practice at the rink. I skate _____ for at least ten miles. I’ve also been trying to stay healthy by eating lots of ______. Usually after a workout I’m _____, so I eat a(n) _____. When I do that at the dinner table, I get _____ looks from my sister! If I win the _____ medal, you’ll see me on the cover of _____magazine. I’ll be more famous than _____. But of course, fame will never cause me to _____ all my close friends!
  11. 11. Questions?? PARENT INFORMATION & RESOURCE CENTER Vonetta Parham, Parent Educator [email_address] (706) 554-7213 ext.27 Shilo Robinson, Programs Director [email_address] (706) 554-7213 ext.24
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