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The Brain Power Story Hour - Higher Order Thinking with Picture Books

Nancy J. Polette

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ISBN 10: 078646853X / ISBN 13: 9780786468539
Published by McFarland Publishing
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Title: The Brain Power Story Hour - Higher Order ...

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:BRAND NEW

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While many texts explore ways to plan and implement story times in both school and public libraries, until now no work has brought together extensive book talks and follow-up activities specifically designed to develop thinking skills in young children. This innovative study offers age-appropriate book suggestions with related questions and activities tailored to a variety of thinking skills, including verbal or linguistic thinking, divergent and creative thinking, analytical and mathematical thinking, visual or spatial thinking, and many others. The program presented in this volume was successfully developed and implemented in the preschool/kindergarten laboratory school of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, with 90 percent of the participating children selected for gifted programs in both public and private schools. Ideal for children's librarians, school librarians, teachers of early childhood gifted programs, parents, and homeschoolers, this study provides the tools for making any story hour a "brain power story hour."

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Nancy J. Polette is professor emeritus at Lindenwood University and former director of the University Laboratory School for young gifted children. She is the author of 12 children's books and more than 100 professional books.

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