Narrative storytelling for children
Narrative storytelling is the first gift of literacy we give
our children. They bring the realities of other people and other
worlds to children so they can learn from an early age that
they are not ever alone as long as they have a story.
-Magi Henderson, Youth Services Director
Glen Carbon, Illinois
The Good Dog series offers teachers the opportunity to teach theme
and point of view and to create an analysis of the major characters,
using feelings, actions, sayings and thoughts (FAST); integral common
core standards that can be taught deeply using this text.
-Amy Carril, Miami-Dade County
Charter Schools Reading Specialist The Good Dog is an outstanding story that
instills children with a sense of their own inner
capacity for smart decision-making.
-Barry Michels, MSW, New York Times
best-selling co-author of The Tools
Whether oral or in print, narrative stories like The Good Dog
series help children internalize story elements and linguistic
patterns that support them as they become readers and writers.
-Judi Moreillon, M.L.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor, SLIS,
Texas Woman's University, Author of Read to Me
Offers an important transition from simple picture
books to chapter books as well as a more complex story
that children will be able to identify with.
-Jessica Thompson, Elementary School Librarian
When children are exposed to narrative storytelling, they are engrossed in the story’s events as they
happen and respond with emotional reactions to those events. Once the children’s imaginations are captured,
the rest of their senses will follow, and they will feel, smell, touch, hear and see those vivid pictures.
-Doris Mendez-DeMaio, Youth Services Librarian
Palm Beach County, Florida
Librarians and educators
everywhere are whispering…
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Introducing book 2 in “The Good Dog” series!