Happy Birthday, Dear Author
208 pages • 8½ x 11
Are you an educator in a school library or classroom looking to increase recreational reading and foster a love of books in your primary-level students? Are you hoping to promote their literacy skills in a balanced, engaging way? If so, get out your party hats for exciting programming ideas and hundreds of open-ended activities that will have your students celebrating books—and the people who create them—every month of the school year.
With recommended reading lists, helpful reproducibles and specific author and illustrator party suggestions, Happy Birthday, Dear Author makes celebrating easy, inexpensive and fun in your library or classroom. Whether you use this resource to create a monthly reading club or to plan the occasional author birthday reading incentive party, this book will help you create the perfect environment for students to appreciate books and authors in new ways.