Building Blocks Makes Great Read Alouds for Young Children
August 12, 2010
Designed to encourage reading aloud to children from birth through kindergarten age, the Building Block Picture Book Award is sponsored by the Children’s Services Round Table of the Missouri Library Association.
MCPL, Raytown Branch participates in the reading of the nominees at storytimes, daycare visits, early childhood classroom visits, and in selected kindergarten classes in the Raytown School District. Children and parents can find the nominees in the children’s area with bright pink stickers on the spine of each book. Check them out! These are great books for young children and are meant to be read aloud.
The 2010 nominees are:
- I Can Do it Myself by Diane Adams
- Great Dog Wash by Shellie Braeuner
- Put it on the List by Kristen Darbyshire
- The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
- The Birthday Pet by Ellen Javernick
- Are You a Horse? by Andy Rash
- Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
- Princess Pig by Eileen Spinelli
- Can You Make a Scary Face? by Jan Thomas
- Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas.
Voting begins September 1. Children birth through kindergarten are eligible to vote for one favorite book after listening to at least five of the nominees. Come in, check out the Building Block Nominees, and vote for your favorite at MCPL, Raytown Branch. Look for the bright pink stickers on the books.Tags: picture books, children's books