References

Early Literacy Skills and Practices

  1. Baghban, M. (2007). Scribbles, labels, and stories: the role of drawing in the development of writing. YC: Young Children, 62(1), 20-26.
  2. Biemiller, Andrew. (2006). Vocabulary development and instruction: a prerequisite for school learning. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (pp.41-51). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  3. Ehri, L., & Roberts, T. (2006). The roots of learning to read and write: acquisition of letters and phonemic awareness. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (pp.113-131). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  4. Jones, E. (2003). Playing to get smart. Young Children, 58(3), 32-36.
  5. Morrow, L. M., & Schickedanz, J. (2006). The relationships between sociodramatic play and literacy development. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (269-280). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  6. Phillips, B., Clancy-Menchetti, J., & Lonigan, C. (2008). Successful phonological awareness instruction with preschool children: Lessons from the classroom. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 28(1), 3-17.
  7. Price, L., van Kleeck, A., & Huberty, C. (2009). Talk during book sharing between parents and preschool children: A comparison between storybook and expository book conditions. Reading Research Quarterly, 44(2), 171-194.
  8. Saracho, O. N., & Spodek, B. (2006). Young children’s literacy‐related play. Early Child Development & Care, 176(7), 707-721.
  9. Strasser, J., and Seplocha, H. (2007). Using picture books to support young children’s literacy. Childhood Education, 83(4), 219-224.
  10. Yopp, H., and Yopp, R. (2009). Phonological awareness is child’s play!. Beyond the Journal: Young Children on the Web. Retrieved from http://www.naeyc.org/files/yc/file/200901/BTJPhonologicalAwareness.pdf.

Environmental & Social Factors

  1. Hoff, E. (2006). Environmental supports for language acquisition. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (163-172). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  2. Landry, S. & Smith, K. (2006). The influence of parenting on emerging literacy skills. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (135-148). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  3. Morgan, L., & Chodkiewicz, A. (2009). Early Literacy in Informal settings: Supporting Home Literacy Practices: Supporting Home Literacy Practices. International Journal Of Learning, 16(7), 263-273.
  4. Neuman, S. (1999). Books make a difference: a study of access to literacy. Reading Research Quarterly, 34(3), 286-311.
  5. Neuman, S. B., & Gallagher, P. (1994). Joining together in literacy learning: Teenage mothers and children. Reading Research Quarterly, 29(4), 382.
  6. Neuman, S. (2006). The knowledge gap: implications for early education. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (135-148). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  7. Price, L., van Kleeck, A., & Huberty, C. (2009). Talk during book sharing between parents and preschool children: A comparison between storybook and expository book conditions. Reading Research Quarterly, 44(2), 171-194.

Neurological Findings

  1. American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media. (2011). Media use by children younger than 2 years. Pediatrics, 128(5), 1040-1045.
  2. Biemiller, Andrew. (2006). Vocabulary development and instruction: a prerequisite for school learning. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (pp.41-51). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  3. Neuman, S. (2006). The knowledge gap: implications for early education. In D. Dickinson & S. Neuman (Eds.), Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volume 2 (135-148). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  4. Reach Out and Read, n.d. Developmental Milestones for Early Literacy. Reach Out and Read National Center. Retrieved from http://www.reachoutandread.org/parents/milestones/.

Research in Practice: Library Storytimes

  1. De Groot, J., & Branch, J. (2009). Solid foundations: A primer on the crucial, critical, and key roles of school and public libraries in children’s development. Library Trends, 58(1), 51-62.
  2. Ghoting, S. N. & Martin-Díaz, P. (2006). Early literacy storytimes @ your library: Partnering with caregivers for success. Chicago: American Library Association.
  3. McEwing, H. E. (2011). Music, movement, and early literacy a best practices primer for “gotta move!”. Children & Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children, 9(2), 29-35.
  4. Williams, A. (2007). Storytime Model for Large Groups: Implications for Early Literacy. Children & Libraries: The Journal Of The Association For Library Service To Children, 5(2), 27-29.
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