Singing is a great way for kids to hear the sounds in words since it slows down the pronunciation and can be repetitive to emphasize syllables. We live in a noisy world. Celebrate some of those sounds by listening to Jim Gill Makes It Noisy in Boise, Idaho.
Lena’s Shoes are Nervous, by Keith Calabrese, is a witty story about a young gal on her first day of kindergarten. Although she is anticipating a fun day, her little school shoes don’t want to go. What can she do? Well, she decides to consult her dad, and between the two of them, and some serious contemplating, they together come up with a creative solution. A must read.
Book reviewed by Darice C., Youth Services Assistant