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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.

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Ballerinas and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers
A cheerful and informative book for children about ballerinas and ballet dancing.

Ballerinas and What They Do

Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do by Kathryn Heling
Invites readers to guess different professions based on the uniform and equipment required for each.

Crossing Guards by JoAnn Early Macken
Learn about a crossing guard's job and how they keep people safe.

Doctors by Julie Murray
In this non-fiction book little readers will learn all about what doctors do, where they work and why they are important in our communities.

Doctors and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers
The doctor knows a lot about the body. Wearing her doctor's coat and using her doctor's tools, she examines her patients.

Firefighters by Julie Murray
In this non-fiction book little readers will learn all about what fire fighters do, where they work and why they are important in our communities.

Firefighters A to Z by Chris L. Demarest
An alphabetic look at a firefighter's day.

Librarians by Julie Murray
In this non-fiction book little readers will learn all about what librarians do, where they work and why they are important in our communities.

Pilots and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers
An instructive, engaging picture book for children about airline pilots.

Police Officers by Jacqueline Laks Gorman
Explains what police officers do, including helping people in trouble, stopping people who break the law and directing traffic.

Richard Scarry’s Busiest People Ever by Richard Scarry
Highly detailed panoramic views of Busytown explore the jobs that people have and what they do to keep things running smoothly.

Sanitation Workers by JoAnn Early Macken
Learn how street cleaners keep our neighborhoods clean.

Teachers and What They Do by Liesbet Slegers
A reassuring, informative book for children about teachers and schools.

We Need School Bus Drivers by Helen Frost
Simple text and photographs describe the role of school bus drivers.

What Do Grown-Ups Do All Day? by Virginie Morgand
Explore fourteen diverse workplaces, then turn the page to find out what each grown-up does there. Features more than 100 jobs.

When I Grow Up I’ll Be a Chef by Connie Colwell Miller
A young boy pretends to be a master chef while cooking in the kitchen with his father. Introduces what is needed to be a professional chef.

Work: An Occupational ABC by Kellen Hatanaka
Introduces the alphabet with artwork that depicts a range of careers, from aviator to zookeeper.


January 2019

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