Resources for Encouraging Family 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
Family Book Sharing BookCover

Family Book Sharing Groups

Offers plans and agendas for six meetings where families can meet to gain mutual support and share ideas. Suitable for Parents of Grades K-12.

Item No.: WB-855-1337 Price: $8.95
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Help Your Child Read and Succeed: A Parents’ Guide

The expert advice and effective skill-building activities in this book will help boost your children’s reading -success. Most importantly, you’ll discover how to give them a good attitude and high motivation to read. Chapters also offer specific methods for improving reading, comprehension, vocabulary, and speed. In addition, parent/child activities are offered, along with recommended reading lists, stories to share, and read-aloud techniques.

Item No.: WB-100-1019 Price: $12.95
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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)
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

Be a Good Model Bookmark

Be a Good Model
for Your Child!

WB-201-1006 English

WB-201-1507 Spanish/English

Take Child Library Bookmark

Taking Your Child to the Library

WB-228-2253 English

WB-223-2244 Spanish/English

Teach about Money Bookmark

How to Teach Your Child about Money

WB-262-2303 English

WB-250-2297 Spanish/English

Using Library Bookmark

Using the Library with Your Child

WB-228-2252 English

WB-223-2243 Spanish/English

Six Steps Word Power Bookmark

Six Steps to Word Power

WB-201-1793 English

Successful Student Bookmark

Be a Successful Student!

WB-217-2123 English

WB-201-1949 Spanish/English

Spelling Bookmark

Parents Can Help
with Spelling!

WB-201-1791 Enlglish

Wholesome Hints Bookmark

Wholesome Hints Bookmark Collection

Contains 50 each of the following titles:

  • Help Your Child to Be Creative
  • 5 Simple Steps to Healthy Eating
  • How to Teach Your Child about Money
  • Helping Your Child Choose and Care for a Pet
  • 50 Ways to Praise a Child

All Five Titles for the Price of Four!

WB-967-2310 English

Price: $71.80


WB-950-2300 Spanish/English

Price: $79.80

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

Build Vocabulary Booklet

Click cover to view sample pages

Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

Item No.: WB-401-1794

Family Involvement Calendar 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 Literacy Enrichment Program

Show Parents How to Make the Connection Between School and Home.

This Program comes with step-by-step guides to Parent Workshops for English and Spanish-speaking parents. Communicate with parents on a variety of topics: Motivation and encouragement; Modeling reading and communicating with children about books (specific tips for parents of children ages 0-5 and ages 5 and up); and Helping children with homework.

Family Literacy Program
Each Family Literacy Enrichment Program
contains the following resources:

 

Leadership Manual

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

Parent Meeting Videos

1 Make a Difference: Talk About Books

1 Parents as Tutors: Helping with Homework

1 Fanning the Flame

Parent and Family Resources

50 Bookmarks of the following titles: (total 300)

  • How to Motivate Children to Read
  • Be a Good Model for Your Child
  • 50 Ways to Praise a Child
  • Encourage Self-Discipline in Your Child
  • Building Self-Esteem in Your Child
  • Speaking and Listening to Your Child

50 Parent Booklets* of the following titles: (total 150)

  • Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences: First Steps
  • You Can Help Your Child with Reading and Writing!
  • You Can Motivate Your Child to Learn!

5 Family Book Sharing Groups

• Offers plans and agendas for six meetings where families can meet to gain support and share mutual ideas.

3 Easy-to-read storybooks of the following titles (appropriate for grades K-3):

  • The Kite
  • The Golden Cage
  • The Empty Piñata
  • It Wasn’t Me . . .

*Parent Booklets delivered in a handsome display rack

Designed for use by:
  • Parenting and Adult Education classes
  • Even Start and Head Start Programs
  • Libraries
  • Family and Community Centers

English Version

Item No.: WB-967-2323

Price: $ 699 Save More than $50.00


Spanish Version

Item No.: WB-967-2324

Price: $ 749 Save More than $50.00


Order Both Versions and SAVE!

Item No.: WB-967-2325

Price: $1399 Save More than $150.00

Family Literacy and Learning: Phonics School/Home Program

Reading Enrichment with Assessment and Family Involvement

Finally, a comprehensive reading program that provides ongoing assessment while giving students from kindergarten through middle school practice in basic phonics skills, letter and word recognition, word families, sight words and rhyme. Plus, it provides parent workshops and includes families in a student’s learning.

Family Literacty Learning Program
The Family Literacy and Learning: Phonics School/Home Program contains the following resources:

 

Facilitator Materials

1 Facilitator’s Implementation Guide

1 Student Assessment CD ROM

1 Phonics Video Set (Three Cassettes)

1 Phonics Plus: Book A Workbook

1 Parent Involvement Calendar

10 Supplemental Stories with Lesson Bookmarks

Parent and Family Resources

1 Parent Video: Make a Difference Talk About Books

12 Parent Involvement Calendars

12 Parent Booklets - 3 titles

12 Bookmarks for Parents - 6 titles

Phonics Videos for Checkout and Home-use:

2 Video # 1: Letters M, T, A and B

2 Video # 2: Letters D, I, S and P

2 Video # 3: Letters R, N, H and E

2 Video # 4: Letters F, K, G and O

2 Video # 5: Letters C, L, U and Y

2 Video # 6: Letters Z, W, J, V, X and Q

12 Phonics Plus: Book A Workbook

Designed for use by:
  • Title I Reading Teachers
  • ESL and Migrant programs
  • Even Start

English Version

Item No.: WB-967-2331

Price: $ 1,495


Spanish Version - Parent Resources in Spanish

Item No.: WB-967-2332

Price: $ 1,495

Family Resource Center Handbook

Family Resource Center Handbook

Make the development and administration of your family resource center as smooth and worry-free as possible! This practical handbook offers step-by-step guidelines to establish and manage a successful family resource center. The authors present a tested framework for a parent-powered center that strengthens partnerships between families, school, and community.

Item No.: WB-501-1689
Price: $49.95

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 containsthe 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