[kids-lib] New books at state library

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Tue Nov 16 08:46:51 PST 2010

The following new titles are available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library. If you would like to request these or other materials from the Oregon State Library please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us<mailto:library.request at state.or.us> or (fax) 503-588-7119.  Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos).  Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way.

Nevills, P. & Wolfe, P. (2009). Building the Reading Brain, PreK-3 (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
This updated edition of the best-selling book covers brain theory and research to give educators a clear picture of how children acquire language skills in preparation for reading.

Moving through skills acquisition from birth to age eight, this resource provides best teaching practices for fostering critical literacy skills for each age group. This second edition features updated research, expanded information on English language learners and Response to Intervention, and information about mirror neurons, sensory input, and decoding pathways. Readers will find

  *   developmentally appropriate, brain friendly strategies for building phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills
  *   instructional applications for games, music, and play
  *   interventions for children with early reading difficulties
Building the Reading Brain, PreK-3 sheds light on early childhood cognition and language development to help teachers provide all young learners with a strong foundation for reading success.
(book description)

Trelease, J. (2006). The Read-Aloud Handbook (6th ed.). New York: Penguin Books.
Every child can become an avid reader, and in The Read-Aloud Handbook Jim Trelease shows how to make it happen. In this beloved, enduring guide, Trelease shares his inspiring message, backed by delightful anecdotes as well as the research, and

  *   explains how reading aloud awakens children's imaginations and improves their language skills
  *   shows how to begin reading aloud and which books to choose
  *   suggests ways to create reader-friendly hone, classroom, and library environments
  *   gives tips on luring children away from the television
  *   shows how to integrate silent reading with read-aloud sessions
  *   shares valuable lessons from Oprah's Book Club, the Harry Potter books, and the Internet
  *   includes a chapter of stories and testimonials from parents and teachers
  *   offers a treasury of 1,000 books that are great for reading aloud--from picture books to novels--and highlights some of Trelease's favorites by theme
This edition of Trelease's Handbook invites a new generation of parents, teachers, grandparents, and siblings to discover the rewards--and the importance--of reading aloud to children.
(book description)

Be sure to check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/) to discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection and search our catalog (http://oregon.gov/OSL/index.shtml) for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community.  The Library Development Division welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions - see the blog for an input form or email us!

This collection is funded with LSTA funds administered by the Oregon State Library.

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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