Resources for Beginning Literacy . . .

Books, Videos, Parent Handouts, Programs & Packages

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101 Ways To Help Your Child Learn To Read And Write

Winner of the Parents’ Choice Approved Seal,* this book provides the perfect collection of practical and enjoyable suggestions to help children develop reading and writing skills during everyday activities—in the kitchen, while watching TV, at bedtime, in the car and more! Makes an effective, affordable handout for parents. Grades Pre-K–6. * For review, see the Awards section at www.parent-choice.org

Item No.: WB-101-1500 Price: $6.95 Also Available in Spanish
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101 Ideas para ayudar a sus hijos a aprender a leer y escribir

This ideal handout for parents, also available in English, gives parents 101 ideas to help improve their children’s learning skills during everyday activities—in the car, at bedtime, in the kitchen, at the store, and many more.

Item No.: WB-101-1956 Price: $6.95 Also Available in English
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Elementary Grammar: A Resource Book

Children can use this handy resource alone or with your help to answer questions about usage, catch up or move ahead for their age/grade level, or just get practice and review. Suitable for Grades K-6.

Item No.: WB-855-1016 Price: $13.95
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Grammar Handbook for Home and School

An indispensable source for answers to questions about English grammar, syntax, and punctuation. Suitable for Grades K-12.

Item No.: WB-855-1018 Price: $9.95
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¡Leamos!/Let’s Read!

(101 Ideas to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Write) Our best-selling bilingual book offers parents 101 practical suggestions, side-by-side in Spanish and English, for parents to help their children develop reading and writing skills at home, at the store, in the car—everywhere! Short, easy ideas are enjoyable for the whole family.

Item No.: WB-101-1263 Price: $16.95 (6" x 9" Lay-Flat Binding)
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Phonics Plus Book A

Develops a child’s skill in recognizing the alphabet and the initial sounds in words. 78 lessons on: printing, consonant letters and sounds, and the short vowels. Suitable for Parents of K-1.

Item No.: WB-855-2011 Price: $6.95
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Phonics Plus Book B

Help children learn to discriminate sound-symbol correspondences by listening, saying, seeing, then writing letters and words.Suitable for Parents of Grades 1-2.

Item No.: WB-855-2012 Price: $6.95
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Phonics Plus Book C

Develops your child’s skill in recognizing consonant sounds as well as the most important short and long vowels. Suitable for Parents of Grades 2-3.

Item No.: WB-855-2013 Price: $6.95
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Tutoring Children in Reading & Writing: Book 1 (Kindergarten)

Book 1 focuses on the building blocks of reading and writing with sample worksheets that focus on letter recognition, spelling, phonics, and comprehension. Suitable for Parents of Grade K.

Item No.: WB-855-2014 Price: $15.95
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Tutoring Children in Reading & Writing: Book 2 (Grades 1-2)

Book 2 focuses on the building blocks of reading and writing with sample worksheets that focus on letter recognition, spelling, phonics, and comprehension. Suitable for Parents of Grades 1-2.

Item No.: WB-855-2015 Price: $15.95
Early Book Stages Video DVD

Early Book Stages, 0-5 Years

(Creciendo Con Libros, 0-5 Años)

Parents discover how to give their children early book skills that will give them an advantage as they prepare to enter school. The video is divided into segments from 0-1 year, 1-2 years, 2-3 years, 3-4 years, and 4-5 years. The youngest child who appears on the video is 4 months old.

Parents will also learn how to enjoy books with their children at each stage of their early reading development! This practical video shows parents and children interacting with books and explains the five normal stages each child goes through—from chewing the corners of books, to proudlyreading their favorite stories.

Video Highlights:

  • Parents will learn how to read to their young children.
  • Parents will be able to identify the developmental stages of using books.
  • Children will be better prepared for success in school.
  • Families from multicultural backgrounds are depicted.
English Spanish
VHS Item No.: WB-367-2336 Price: $45.00 VHS Item No.: WB-367-2338 Price: $45.00
DVD Item No.: WB-367-2337 Price: $55.00 DVD Item No.: WB-367-2339 Price: $55.00
Make a Difference Video DVD

Make a Difference: Talk about Books

(Sea usted una buena influencia sobre sus hijos: Hable acerca de los libros)

Reading aloud and talking about books is the most powerful modeling behavior parents can do to promote their -children’s reading and learning. This video demonstrates enjoyable ways parents can share books with their children, connect with their kids, promote mutual respect, improve school performance, and instill a love of reading. Parents receive specific ideas they can use at home. The video is divided into three brief parts with opportunities to stop and discuss after each section. Includes a 16-page discussion guide. Appropriate for parents of children in grades Pre-K–6.

English Spanish
VHS Item No.: WB-309-1628 Price: $59.95 VHS Item No.: WB-317-1698 Price: $59.95
DVD Item No.: WB-367-2342 Price: $69.95 DVD Item No.: WB-367-2343 Price: $69.95

Bookmarks

Available in English or Bilingual
Bookmarks are 2 1/2" x 8 1/2".
All titles may be personalized with school/program information.

Available in Bundles of 20 Price: $7.95 per Bundle
Motivate Read Bookmark

How to Motivate Children to Read

WB-201-1001 English

WB-201-1875 Haitian-Creole/English

WB-226-2250 Lao/English

WB-201-1002 Spanish/English

WB-220-2248 Vietnamese/English

Make Writing Meaningful Bookmark

Make Writing Meaningful for Your Children

WB-201-1010 English

WB-201-1011 Spanish/English

Help with Math Bookmark

Parents Can Help with Math

WB-201-1004 English

WB-201-1690 Spanish/English

Take Child Library Bookmark

Taking Your Child to the Library

WB-228-2253 English

WB-223-2244 Spanish/English

Using Library Bookmark

Using the Library with Your Child

WB-228-2252 English

WB-223-2243 Spanish/English

Parent Booklets

  • Ten fun and easy-to-read activities to boost learning at home.
  • Full-color, large-print, illustrated booklets
  • Perfect for parent conferences
  • Great handouts for PTA meetings!
  • Appropriate for tutors and mentors.
Available in Bundles of 25 Price: $29.95 per Bundle
Help Reading Writing Booklet

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You Can Help Your Child with Reading and Writing

Item No.: WB-401-1067

Leer Escribir  Spanish Booklet

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Usted puede ayudar a sus hijos a leer y escribir

(You Can Help Your Child with Reading and Writing)

Item No.: WB-401-1068

Help Math Booklet

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You Can Help Your Child
with Math

Item No.: WB-401-1504

Matematicas Spanish Booklet

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Usted puede ayudar a sus hijos con las matemáticas

(You Can Help Your Child with Math)

Item No.: WB-401-1505

11-12 Family Involvement Calendar 11-12 Family Involement Calendar Spanish

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2013-2014 Family Involvement Calendar

Monthly tips for parents to support learning skills at home: Communicate with Your Child • Helping with Homework • Tutoring Your Child • Ten Everyday Chances to Read • The Value of Work • Math is All Around You and Six Additional Important Learning Topics!

Give one to every family! Order more calendars and save! 2013-2014 Family Involvement Calendars, with an emphasis on building literacy, are available in packs of 20.

Available in Packs of 20

Price: $59.95 per Pack

Item No.: Title
WB-401-1826 Family Involvement Calendar (English)
WB-401-1880 Family Involvement Calendar (Spanish)
13-14 Summer Activities Calendar 13-14 Summer Activities Calendar Spanish

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Summer Activities Calendar

A 14-week calendar that will help ­prepare your students for fall classes!
Get parents involved even when school is out.
When the new school year arrives, ­students will be ready to learn.

Activities that are so much fun,
kids won’t even know they’re learning!

Here are just a few to give you an idea!

  • A Weekly Activity for the whole family
  • Journaling Day
  • Word of the Week
  • Travel activities, and many more!

PRICING SCHEDULE:

QuantityUnit Price
1 Calendar$2.99 ea
2-10 $2.79 ea
11-50 $2.39 ea
51-100 $1.99 ea
100+call for Quotation

Item No.: Title
WB-401-1995 Summer Activities Calendar (English)
WB-432-2262 Summer Activities Calendar (Spanish)

Family Resource Center

When parents come to visit your school or Family Resource Center, you want to do two things: Welcome them in, and give them a reason to visit again.

Give parents the encouragement they need by having positive messages posted around your center, providing workshops they can attend, and having handouts they can take home.

Family Resource Center Package
English Version Contains:

Leadership Manual

1 Family Resource Center Handbook

Parent Handouts

25 101 Ways to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Write

25 Parent Involvement Calendars

75 Parent Booklets of the following titles:

  • You Can Motivate Your Child to Learn
  • Speaking & Listening to Your Child
  • Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

Books and Audio Tapes for Emergent Readers

5 Books and tapes of the following titles:

  • A Fort for Fun
  • A Secret Pet
  • Follow Your Feet
  • What Good is a Line?
  • Grandma Always Listens
  • Boat Builder

The Homeplay Series of books and audio tapes is innovative and beautifully illustrated. They will delight and engage children as they cross the threshold into independent reading!

Spanish Language version includes:

the Parent Handouts and the Books for Emergent Readers in Spanish plus the following:

1 Leamos/Let’s Read! Parent Meeting Leader Guide

75 Parent Booklets of the following titles:

  • Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences: First Steps (in Spanish)
  • You Can Help Your Child with Reading and Writing (in Spanish)
  • You Can Motivate Your Child to Learn(in Spanish)
Item No.: WB-967-2327 Item No.: WB-967-2328
Title: Family Resource Center - English Title: Family Resource Center - Spanish
Price: $699.00 Save More than $50.00 Price: $899.00 Save More than $25.00

Homeplay

Invite parents and children to have fun learning together. This beautifully illustrated book and tape series will delight and engage children as they cross the threshold into independent reading! Each book provides a page for parents emphasizing the connection between playing at home and learning.

Encourage family activities that stimulate and reinforce newly acquired reading skills, including: Tracking, Concepts of Print, Patterns of Rhyme, and Word Recognition

Homplay Set A books tapes

Use Your Imagination! (Set A)

With the use of simple materials, often already available in the household, children develop imagination and creativity—important components in school-readiness. Plus, the ideas in this set are just plain fun.


Titles: More than Boxes, What Good is a Line?, and A Secret Pet,

Homplay Set A books tapes
Item No: WB-918-2143 Click on the underlined titles for Homeplay book samples. Item No: WB-915-2096
Title: Set A: English version Title: Set A: Bilingual version
Price: $19.95 Price: $29.95
Homplay Set B books tapes

Playing Together! (Set B)

Children learn when they play together. This set gives positive examples of interactive play that are easy for parents to facilitate
and encourage.


Titles: Follow Your Feet, A Fort for Fun, and Boat Builder,

Homplay Set B books tapes
Item No: WB-918-2144 Click on the underlined titles for Homeplay book samples. Item No: WB-915-2097
Title: Set B: English version Title: Set B: Bilingual version
Price: $19.95 Price: $29.95

Homeplay: Sets A and B

Item No: Title: Price:
Order both Homeplay sets. WB-918-2146 Both English sets $30.00
WB-915-2099 Both Bilingual sets $50.00
Homeplay Fathers Books Tapes

Homeplay for Fathers

This set of books and audio tapes gives ideas for play that fathers and children can enjoy together. Each book provides a parent page to show fathers that play activities build essential skills in young children and prepare them for learning in school.


Titles: Boat Builder, More than Boxes, and What Good is a Line?

Homplay Fathers books tapes
Item No: WB-918-2140
Click on the underlined titles for Homeplay book samples.
Item No: WB-918-2141
Title: Father's Set: English version Title: Father's Set: Bilingual version
Price: $19.95 Price: $29.95
Leamos Parent Meeting Leader Guide

¡Leamos!/Let’s Read! Parent Meeting Leader Guide

(Side-by-side Spanish/English)

This one-of-kind bilingual meeting guide helps you connect with Spanish- and English-speaking parents to offer fun and easy ways they can promote their children’s success with reading and writing.

Your meeting will foster the important home-school partnership that is a key ingredient in every successful educational program.

Each ¡Leamos!/Let’s Read! Leader Guide contains the following:

  • A complete agenda
  • Planning aids
  • Presentation notes
  • Group activities
  • Agenda transparency and blackline handout masters
  • One copy of the book ¡Leamos!/Let’s Read!
  • 25 Bookmarks with parent tips
Item No.: WB-501-1045
Price: $49.95

Parent Booklet Package #1

Includes 3 packets (75 booklets) each of the following titles:

  • You Can Help Your Child with Reading and Writing
  • You Can Help Your Child with Math
  • You Can Help Your Child with Homework.
Parent Booklet Rack
Item No.: WB-901-1743
Price: $199.00

Parent Booklet Package #1 in Spanish

Includes 3 packets (75 booklets) each of the following titles:

  • Puede ayudar a sus hijos a leer y escribir
    (You Can Help Your Child with Reading and Writing)
  • Usted puede ayudar a sus hijos con las matemáticas
    (You Can Help Your Child with Math)
  • Usted puede ayudar a sus hijos con la tarea
    (You Can Help Your Child with Homework)
Parent Booklet Rack Spanish
Item No.: WB-901-1749
Price: $199.00

Parent Booklet Package #2

Includes 3 packets (75 booklets) each of the following titles:

  • Build Your Child’s Vocabulary
  • Speaking & Listening to Your Child,
  • You Can Motivate Your Child to Learn.
Parent Booklet Rack 2
Item No.: WB-901-1807
Price: $199.00