Thursday, February 13, 2014

2014 CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards for Early Literacy

This February, the winners of  the 2014 CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards for Early Literacy were announced.

5 titles, one in each of the categories of READ, TALK, SING, WRITE, and PLAY were chosen by the selection committee from a shortlist of 25 titles.  These categories represent practices that research shows support early literacy development in young children.


Check out the CLEL Bell website to find more information about the winners and to download the activity sheet with bibliographic information, annotation, and ideas for extending each book.