Picture books

A Different Way Home (2011)

The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, includes five picture books for young children to read with their parents.

In this book, a small boy discovers many new and unusual things when his father takes a different route home after a visit with his grandmother.

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2013-02-20

The Pledge (2011)

Developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, the Power of Reading program includes five picture books for young children to read with their parents.

In this book, a little girl makes a promise to help her busy mother around the house.

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2012-12-20

The New Kid (2011)

The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, consists of five picture books for parents and children to share.

In this book, a little boy deals with his fears about being the new kid at school.

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2012-12-10

The Dinner Table (2011)

This picture book is one of five titles in The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada.

This book focuses on a little boy getting ready for dinner at the home of a friend who comes from a different country. He describes, in vivid and funny ways, his concerns about what he might encounter there.

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2012-12-06

Train of Toys (2011)

This picture book is one of five in The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada.

It tells the story of a little boy who, despite the skepticism of family and friends, uses a toy train to transport all his stuffed animals to the park.

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2012-11-28

Families Learning Together: Tips for Winter (2012)

This document is filled with suggestions for learning activities that parents and children can do together during the winter months.

One activity is a family sing-along, with new winter-themed lyrics for favourite songs. For example, “The Hokey Pokey” becomes “The Winter Pokey” and “Jingle Bells” gets a new set of lyrics about a funny little snowman.

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2012-02-10

Quality Storytents (2006)

A Resource for Family, Early Childhood and Community Literacy Workers

The Quality Storytent Program is a means of providing literacy access and support where these might not otherwise appear.

The document includes the following:
1- An introduction to storytent
2- The philosophy behind it
3- How to plan for one
4- How to deliver a Quality storytent
5- Special challenges
6- References and indexes.

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2006-03-17
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