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36 workshops to get kids writing : from aliens to zebras

Author: AnnMarie Hurtado
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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For years reading books has been the main focus of libraries working with children. But an emphasis on literacy should include writing, as well as reading. Many children learn to read through writing, both because of the correlation between hand movement and skills, and because of the pride in having written something of their own. Hurtado provides workshops that encourage writing-- especially as part of a play  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: AnnMarie Hurtado
ISBN: 9780838916483 0838916481
OCLC Number: 1010692798
Description: ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Writing in the library : a radical idea --
All you need is a good terrible idea --
Fractured fairy tales --
Animal muses --
The plot thickens --
Playing with words --
Advertising and other forms --
Books to feed the young author's spirit.
Other Titles: Thirty-six workshops to get kids writing
Responsibility: AnnMarie Hurtado.

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Creative writing encourages imaginations to take flight, and when adults use the right approach, building literacy skills becomes a form of play that gets kids excited to create their own stories.  Read more...

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