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Now Available in the Children's Room
An Early Literacy Station designed for children ages 2-10. This station is loaded with 50 educational software titles and offers children a chance to use a safe, standalone computer not connected to the Internet that is age-appropriate, engaging and academically relevant. The ELS has a touch screen, a colorful keyboard and a tiny mouse to promote easy learning and discovery. It is located in the magazine area, come and play!! No sign-up required!!

An AfterSchool Edge touch screen computer which is designed for children 6-12 years old. It is a perfect companion to the Early Learning Station already in the Children's Room. It features more than 50 top-rated educational software titles that cover all areas of the curriculum including math, science, reading, financial literacy, music and art so is a great homework help assistant!! This new computer can be used with no sign-up required. Check it out today!! 

Available for Circulation - Playaway® Bookpacks bring together the simplicity of all-in-one audiobooks and their print versions to deliver a fun and educational read-along experience to children of all ages.
A POWERFUL LITERACY TOOL FOR CHILDREN AT EVERY READING LEVEL.
Bookpacks are the easiest way for emerging and struggling readers, auditory and special education learners, and ESL patrons to develop literacy skills.
They help young readers:
Improve reading comprehension and retention
Expand vocabulary skills
Build phonemic awareness and fluency
Bookpacks include best sellers, award-winning titles, classics and Common Core State Standard selections for various ages and reading levels.

Also now available for circulation - Kids only Learning Tablets PLAYAWAY LAUNCHPAD. Check out a tablet preloaded with 10 learning and play apps grouped together by subject area, theme, grade level and age. From math and monkeys to science
and superheroes, every LAUNCHPAD is a new adventure. Purchased with funds from the Friends of the Fiske!!

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Links to Award Titles
Newbery Award Titles
Caldecott Award Titles

Links to Suggested Reading Titles

http://brooklinesummerreading.weebly.com/
Summer Reading Suggestions by Grade Level

http://www.trelease-on-reading.com/default.html
Jim Trelease Home Page

http://www.kidsreads.com

http://www.bankstreet.edu/bookcom

http://SqueakyCleanReads.com

ALA Children's Section Summer Reading List














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