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Early Literacy

Early literacy is what children know about communication, language—verbal and non-verbal—reading and writing before they can actually read and write.

Picture Book About Informational Non-Fiction

Actual Size by Steve Jenkins
Discusses and shows examples of the size and weight of various animals and parts of animals.

Actual Size

Brush, Floss and Rinse: Caring for Your Teeth and Gums by Amanda Doering Tourville
Part of the How to be Healthy series. Learn how to take care of your teeth and why it is important to do so.

The Busy Body Book: A Kid’s Guide to Fitness by Lizzy Rockwell
Information about fitness, exercise and how the human body works.

Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope Vestergaard
Poems about trucks, construction equipment and emergency vehicles.

Dinosaur Bones by Bob Barner
Learn about dinosaur fossils.

The Magic School Bus Presents Wild Weather by Sean Callery
Ms. Frizzle and her class head into the clouds to explore weather, including hurricanes, tornadoes, snowstorms, lightning and weather forecasting.

Prehistoric Actual Size by Steve Jenkins
In this “actual size” look at the prehistoric world, meet awe-inspiring creatures such as a dinosaur smaller than a chicken and a six-foot long millipede

Using MyPlate by Rebecca Rissman
Simple text and photographs present the foods that are part of the MyPlate balanced diet and their nutritional importance.

What’s so Yummy? All About Eating Well and Feeling Good by Robie Harris
Part of the Let’s Talk About You and Me series. A family gathers healthy ingredients to prepare for a picnic in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

March 2017

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