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Storytime Standouts looks at Concept Book, Tools by Taro Miura

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by Carolyn Hart


Looking at a concept book about tools and the people who use them by Taro Miura

Storytime Standouts looks at Tools by Taro MiuraTools by Taro Miura
Concept picture book published by Chronicle Books



At first peek this appears to be a book for very young children. It features bold illustrations and large text. I have shared it with a number of grade one and two children and found it very engaging. Showing us all sorts of equipment used by carpenters, tailors, mechanics, doctors, chef, gardener, etc. We first examine the implements and then are shown who might use them. This guess who format together with the extensive array of fascinating items makes the book entirely appropriate for early primary and a great resource for vocabulary building.

Tools at Amazon.com

Tools at Amazon.ca


RCCRR – Social Responsibility Workshop

Posted on March 21st, 2011 by Carolyn Hart

Upcoming Social Responsibility Workshop for Richmond CCRR

RCCRR - Social Responsibility Workshop includes Jack the BearSupporting Social Responsibility with Great Read-Alouds

In this professional development workshop, we will look at a variety of new picture books that support and encourage social responsibility. As well, we will explore ways to enhance the read-aloud experience with songs, games, and activities. Workshop attendees receive a multi-page summary of all important content and an extensive book list featuring cover art, title, author/illustrator, ISBN codes and tags.

Register with Volunteer Richmond

Follow this link for Social Responsibility quotes.

Follow this link for a sample list of books that highlight social responsibility

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