Born Reading

Born Reading

Bringing up Bookworms in A Digital Age--from Picture Books to Ebooks and Everything in Between

Book - 2014
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A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children's book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014
Edition: First Touchstone trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9781476749792
1476749795
Branch Call Number: 372.425 Bo
Description: xxvii, 305 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Bird, Betsy

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AL_CYNTHIA Apr 14, 2017

Calling all parents - this is a great book for finding recommending reading for various age ranges. Its never too early to start! Also great for getting app recommendations, too.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Born Reading draws on the knowledge of childhood development experts, librarians, authors and publishers in order to teach parents how to use interactive reading techniques with their children. The book discusses reading in the context of books, eBooks and apps.

natasha321 Sep 15, 2015

Reading is good for you!

Pippin Sep 11, 2014

This is a contemporary reference guide for parents and caregivers of babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Jason Boog has many practical suggestions for introducing written language, in different formats, to young children. The book is well organized and written in a conversational style. Boog cites many examples from his experiences with his daughter, Olive. The chapter "Kindergarten and Beyond" contains references to the American education system. Chapters "Before Your Baby Is Born" to "Learning With Four Year Olds" contain information universal to English speaking families.

amykduffy Sep 11, 2014

Great tips for parents on interactive reading techniques from birth to age 5. Helpful suggestions on when it's okay to introduce tablets, apps, ebooks and other fancy technology to your kid. Not a lot of research has been done yet, but the general rule seems to be don't let them stare at shiny little boxes before they turn 2. But the author isn't anti-tablet either. Not preachy. Terrific reading lists and suggestions for educational apps when they're old enough to use them. The last chapter discusses new Common Core standards and how these interactive reading techniques can help kids once they start school.

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