Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job by Stephen R. Swinburne has been chosen as the 2011 One Book, Every Young Child title. Whose Shoes explores various occupations through simple text and colorful photographs. In the middle of the book there is a guessing game where the reader is shown footwear worn by people in different occupations on one page and then when the page is turned a photo of the entire person showing the occupation.
The use of concept books is important in a number of ways. They allow adults to discuss how the information relates to the child, introduce new vocabulary and
The use of nonfiction and informational books with young children has been gaining support because of its many benefits. Research is showing that when children have meaningful interactions with nonfiction books at an early age, their reading skills improve and they are better prepared for the difficult nonfiction texts they will encounter in the upper grades.
Copies of Whose Shoes? A Shoe for Every Job by Stephen R. Swinburne are available for libraries, schools, child care centers, preschools, Head Starts and other agencies. These copies are for non-commercial use and will ship from the publisher in March 2011. Invoices will be sent via e-mail.
Please note, when you make payment, the check or money order must be payable to James V. Brown Library and mailed to:
Office of Commonwealth Libraries
Bureau of Library Development
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-1745
An additional order to the publisher is not anticipated. For less than carton quantity, please follow this link to order from Amazon.com