Books

Talk to Me, Baby!: How You Can Support Young Children’s Language Development

The researchTTMB is clear: Talking with babies and young children matters. But how you talk  makes a big difference! This friendly, down-to-earth guidebook shows you how to engage with kids in ways that support their language skills and overall development.  Includes downloadable handouts and teaching resources in English and Spanish.

Brookes Publishing             Amazon

Building Literacy with Love: A Guide for Teachers and Caregivers of Children Birth through 5

BLWL

This useful guide offers practical suggestions for implementing effective, researched-based teaching practices that foster a child’s ability to become literate. Written for use in a child-care setting, it will help professionals grasp the necessary skills intrinsic to encouraging literacy, and includes numerous fun activities.

ZERO TO THREE               Amazon

Poems to Learn to Read By: Building Literacy with Love

PTLTRB

This collection of poems addresses the interests, feelings, and questions of young children in words they can understand and enjoy. Authors Betty Bardige and Marilyn Segal offer information and ideas on how to use the poems to strengthen children’s language, build their literacy skills, help them manage strong emotions, and enhance their relationships.

ZERO TO THREE       Amazon