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CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Children Who Loved Books by Peter Carnavas

The Children Who Loved Books by Peter Carnavas has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for Reading.

The nominator gave these ideas to do after reading the story:

"Inspiration to visit the public library and get child a library card.
Spark a discussion of the child's favorite book(s),authors.
Inspiration to create a homemade book.
Spark a discussion of why reading brings family members together."

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins

Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins has been nominated for a CLEL Bell award for Playing

Here is what the nominator had to say about this book:

Concept Story Time

ABCs, 123s, opposites, sizes, colors and shapes are all concepts, making "concept" story time one of the most versatile for all ages - here is a little sample of what a "concept" story time might look like.

Welcome - Try a creating a routine by repeating the same song, rhyme or finger play each time you meet!

Story 1 - LMNO Peas

Action Rhyme - This is Big (a rhyme about opposites)

This is big big big (spread arms wider apart each time you say "big")

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin

CALL FOR CLEL STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS!

Call for CLEL Steering Committee Members

We are looking for enthusiastic CLEL members who are interested in becoming Steering Committee members. Steering Committee members have had a chance to spread their wings, add to professional networks, and take on new challenges in their library careers, while making a positive difference in early literacy efforts across Colorado. CLEL has many more ideas for the future-and you could be one of the people to put those plans in action!

Here are the details:

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Nighty-Night, Cooper by Laura Numeroff


Nighty-Night, Cooper by Laura Numeroff has been nominated for the CLEL Bell category SING

Fall Storytime Books

Happy Fall everyone!

Thank you to everyone who shared these amazing titles.

Fall is Not Easy by Marty Kelley

Mouse's First Fall by Lauren Thompson

Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze by Maureen Wright and Will Hillenbrand

Tree of Birds by Susan Meddaugh

Pumpkin Trouble by Jan Thomas

When Autumn Falls by Kelli Nidey

Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

Orange Pear Apple Bear by Emily Gravett

Nuts to You! by Lois Ehlert

Blue Burt and Wiggles by Derek Anderson

CLEL Bell Award Nomination: Warning: Do Not Open This Book! narrated by Adam Lehrhaupt & illustrated by Matthew Forsythe


Warning: Do Not Open This Book! narrated by Adam Lehrhaupt & illustrated by Matthew Forsythe has been nominated for READ and TALK

Friday Fun: Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and Sesame Street

It's FRIDAY!  It's time for a little fun. Check out a great video of Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and the Sesame Street Muppets perform the theme song with elementary school instruments.  It is so cute and brought a smile to my face on this gloomy Friday.

 

 

 

 

Space Storytime Books

This will be a short list today as I didn't get any submissions.  

Space Books

Astronaut Piggy Wiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox

Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle

Robot Zot by Jon Scieszka and David Shannon

Higher! Higher! by Leslie Patricelli

I Want to Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton



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