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Something Musical Happened at the Library


Children's music has been strangely silent in library storytimes - until now. Rob Reid, renowned children's programming expert, offers a companion to accompany "Children's Jukebox, Second Edition". Here's a comprehensive guide to make music an integral and engaging part of children's story hour!Drawing on thousands of hours of listening and programming, Reid selects the best of the best into eight ready-to-use comprehensive lesson plans. Use this abundant mix of picture books paired with kid-tested musical recordings to: get up to speed fast to make music an everyday part of your programs; build your own storytimes with innovative and fun pairings of books and recordings; enliven any storytime by incorporating simple song types - from call and response to ever-popular rounds; and identify children's picture books and stories rich with musical themes.Annotated bibliography and resource lists make a wide range of materials accessible, including picture books featuring music, song lyrics, musicians, dance and dancers, along with directions to access to the recordings.Children's librarians, school library media specialists, early childhood educators, head start programs, preschool and elementary teachers - whether they're musically challenged or musically gifted - can grab "Something Musical" today, and incorporate music into their children's programs tomorrow!

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Tags: books, picture, recordings, childrens, musical