Children's literature

Life Literacy Radio – Episode 4: Interview with staff at MW Canada; Bobby Cameron, literacy advocate; and Robert Munsch, bestselling author [Audio 23:19] (2010)

Launched in 2010 by ABC Life Literacy Canada, Life Literacy Radio is an audio podcast dedicated to literacy, education, and lifelong learning.

This episode begins with an interview with some of the managers and staff at MW Canada, a company in Cambridge, Ontario, that manufactures materials used for window coverings. They discuss the vital role of the company’s in-house skills and learning centre.

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2013-10-24

Supporting Diversity: The Explosion of Northern and Aboriginal Resources (2010)

Developed by the NWT Literacy Council, this workshop presentation focuses on the variety of resources available for family literacy in Canada’s northern region.

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2013-02-13

Library preschool storytimes: Developing early literacy skills in children (2008)

Public libraries have traditionally offered early literacy programming to preschool children in the form of story times. Do public library story times prepare children to be ready to learn when they enter school? Is there scientific research to support these intuitive beliefs? Are public libraries really setting the stage for future successes in learning?

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2009-06-24

Raising Kids Who Read (2004)

Reading is the most important skill children must master if they are to succeed in school and later in life. The YMCA has developed this booklet to help parents raise children who enjoy reading. The information in this booklet reinforces the vital parent or adult-child relationship, and supports children’s ability to read for fun and to become lifelong learners.

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2007-11-27

Books in the Home Program - Polar Babies (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - Kumak's House: A Tale of the Far North (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - Good Night, Baby Bear (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - Turnagain Ptarmigan!: Where Did You Go? (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-25

Books in the Home Program - The Moccasin Goalie (2006)

Books in the Home is a program used widely in Canada. The program is based on the belief that parents are children's first and most important teachers. In this program, parents learn to read and share books with their children in positive and enjoyable ways. The program promotes reading and writing of both parents and children.

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2006-07-24

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Love Reading (2006)

Parent Guide

This guide was prepared for parents of children in grades 1 to 3, the time when most children learn to read. The guide contains tips to help your child read and develop a love of reading. Choose the tips that are the most helpful and fun for you and your child. This guide comes with a warm welcome from PEI's libraries. A new library keycard is attached to the cover of the guide.

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2006-06-13

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