Monday, May 02, 2011

Brown Bag Lunch—Raising Literate Children: The Role of Children's Literature in Good Parenting

Ashley Bryan book illustration
Dr. Lynn Kirkland and Dr. Deborah Strevy are on the faculty of the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Both have taught children’s literature as well as many courses related to the literacy development of young children. Their brief lecture will focus on the very important role parents play in the literacy development of their children and techniques they may use when reading and working with their children and books. The focus of the remarks will be the award winning literature of Ashley Bryan, which will be on display in the Birmingham Public Library 4th Floor Gallery from April 11-May 20. Contact Sandi Lee at 205-226-3742 or slee@bham.lib.al.us for more information about this program. Wednesday, May 4, noon.

Feed your body and mind at BPL's Brown Bag Lunch programs. You bring the lunch and we'll bring the drinks. Wednesdays at noon in Central Library’s Arrington Auditorium.

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