2023 CLEL Bell “Write” Nominations pt. 4

The CLEL Bell Book Award committee is wrapping up their nominations and about to meet to create the 2023 Shortlist. At this exciting annual meeting, we look at each practice’s nominations and gush, debate, and celebrate until we are down to five books in each category? Want to be a part of the action next …

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2023 CLEL Bell “Write” Nominations pt. 3

Our CLEL Bell Book Award committees are still hard at work nominating titles they think represent their given practice. Beyond the practice criteria, our committee also looks at things like the quality of production, uniqueness of story, and the ability to appeal to caregivers and their young children of diverse family situations. Here are the …

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2023 CLEL Bell “Write” Nominations pt. 2

Our CLEL Bell Book Award practice committees have been busy! Here are the next nominations in the category of “Write”. This category honors books that demonstrate the power of writing and drawing or demonstrate related skills. Our committee looks for books that show developmentally appropriate writing skills like scribbling, tracing shapes with your finger, or …

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