Big Books for Little Readers

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Scarecrow Press, 1999 - Education - 101 pages
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Enlarged Texts, or Big Books, allow groups of children to see and respond to the printed page and pictures of a story as they would during a one-on-one lap reading with an adult. The Big Books in this bibliography were selected based on appeal to the listed age group, usefulness for group sharing, quality of construction, and success of translation from small to large format. This reference explores: The shared reading experience Failure and successes of enlarging text and illustrations Practicalities of purchasing and using Big Books Ideas for activities using Big Books Patterns for suggested activities Sources for Big Books and a bibliography of selected Big Books"
 

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Contents

Introduction Who Put the BIG in Big Books?
1
Shared Reading Experiences and Big Books
3
How Big Is Big? Problems of Big Books
5
Practical Advice Storing Circulating Preserving and Displaying Big Books
7
Using Big Books in Story Times and Programs
13
Conclusion and Selected Bibliography
73
Annotated Bibliography of Recommended Big Books with Age Levels
75
Big Book Publishing Sources
95
Index
99
About the Author
101
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\Robin W. Davis is Use Services Supervisor at Farmers Branch Manske Library in Farmers Branch, Texas, and Adjunct Professor of Children's Literature at the University of North Texas.